With almost every mainstream medical, psychological, and educational organisation agreeing that Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a real, brain-based medical disorder, it’s time for parents to reconsider the root cause of restlessness and poor concentration in children, and even adults, and seek treatment when it is needed. We take a look at some fast facts about ADHD.
The temperatures are on the up and up with an early spring welcomed with open arms by almost everyone. Except for those who suffer from chronic seasonal hay fever that is. For them, spring means endless sniffles and sneezes and visits to the doctor. What to do then if you’re a victim of the pollination siege?
Finding out that you need to have a medical procedure can throw even the most composed for a loop and could leave you anxious, concerned and even a little bit hysterical. To make sure that you don’t add to your stress, here’s a quick list of things to ask your doctor that will make the claiming process as care free as possible, meaning you can simply focus on your recovery.
While most of us think burning the midnight oil is the best way to make a good impression on our bosses and climb the corporate ladder in record time, research shows that the exact opposite is true. In fact, sleep deprivation is possibly the worst thing you can do for your health and your career.
With the winter season still in full swing, more than a few of us have made the trip to our GP to get some help in fighting the pesky coughs and sniffles of the season. With various opinions on the efficacy as well as the hazards of too much antibiotic use, we put together a short Q&A on common questions around antibiotic use.
The South African Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) really has its work cut out for it when it comes to refining and growing their database of potential bones marrow donors. Every year thousands of individuals with blood diseases such as leukemia, marrow failure or aplasia, and inherited metabolic and immune deficiency syndromes reach a stage where only a bone marrow transplant offers a chance of cure. With a 1-in-200 000 chance of finding a non-related bone marrow match, the bigger the registry is, the better the chances of finding someone who can save a life. We take a look at the ins-and-outs of becoming a bone marrow donor.
We know you already know that Resolution Health is your ideal healthcare partner, but here’s a quick reminder as to why we remain one of the best decisions you could have made when it comes to your and your family’s health and wellbeing.
The healthcare landscape can be daunting to navigate, with so much medical jargon to understand and the very emotional nature of one’s health to bear in mind. We took a look at some common questions and misconceptions about medical schemes and their benefits.
You had one bundle of joy, and he/she was super excited during your pregnancy to have a sibling on the way. But now that the latest addition has arrived, it seems like your eldest is less than pleased to be sharing the limelight. Read on to find out what to do to smooth over this prickly period.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month so we had a quick look at Bipolar Mood Disorder, an often misunderstood condition that can significantly impact the lives of the sufferer and their loved ones.
It’s only July, but you feel like you’ve worked a full year already. If you’re literally dragging yourself out of bed each day, feeling demotivated and run down, then take a look at our list of burnout symptoms along with some easy to implement tips on how to get back on track.
You’ve heard it over and over – getting enough sleep is important in most areas of your life. Besides that mid-afternoon urge to nod-off at your desk, what exactly does not getting enough sleep mean for your health? We found out!
Making the choice to live mindfully takes some getting used to and needs some discipline but with some practice, you can reap the benefits of living in the now.
June is Men’s Health Month so we thought we would spend some time looking at what our gents should be doing for their health, at every life stage. Take a look at what you should be taking into consideration when it comes to your health, whether you’re 20 or 70.
June is National Blood Donor Month with World Blood Donor Day on 14 June so forget about the Avengers, you can be a superhero in real life by donating blood this month and every 2 months after that and quite literally save a life. Here’s why you should just take the plunge and become a blood donor.
Finding a medical scheme that provides benefit options that grow as your healthcare needs do is a top priority when it comes to your and your family’s complete wellbeing. Luckily, you are a Resolution Health member, which means you have a range of 6 healthcare options that offer the kind of benefits you will need from when you start out in life, to well beyond retirement. Take a look at how our options cover you when you need them most.
Resolution Health is committed to providing exceptional and easy-to-access service centres across the entire country for all our valued members to utilise via our distribution partner, Agility Distribution. Because we remain dedicated to being easily accessible to all our members, we have recently moved to new offices in KZN in order to better accommodate your needs and those of persons with disabilities.
The address for the new offices is as follows:
Suite306, 3rd Floor,
Medstone Medical Centre
Cnr Umhlanga Boulevard & High Street
Healthcare fraud is estimated to cost South Africa between R22 billion and R26 billion every year, a cost that ultimately gets carried down to the members in the form of depleted benefits and ultimately, higher contribution increases. While Resolution Health uses cutting edge technology to identify questionable claims from members and providers, you too can keep a watchful eye out for possible fraud by healthcare providers.
It’s that time of year again and if you cringe at the thought of dealing with the winter woes and are more inclined to try and avoid the colds and sniffles of the season, then this list of must dos is a must for you.
As ladies, we’ve all looked at our shower or bath drain and seen strands of our hair clogging up the water flow. Research shows that at least 1 in 3 women will suffer from hair loss or reduced hair volume at some point in their lifetime, so there’s no need to worry about normal hair loss, which amounts to about 80 strands every day. But if you’re seeing significantly more hair in your drain or on your brush than normal, you may want to look at the triggers that could be causing you to shed more of your locks, and get the attention you need.