With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, it’s a reminder of to all our ladies, and gents as well, of the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and how your overall health can impact on your breast health, and your risk of Breast Cancer. Take a look at these handy tips on how you can minimise your risk of breast cancer, and cancer in general.
It’s almost the end of the year and time to start considering which Resolution health option best suits your needs for 2018. Here is a handy guide to making your option selection:
Healthy eating can help your kids to maintain a healthy weight, avoid certain health problems, stabilise their energy, and even sharpen their minds, but with your hectic schedule and their nagging for junk food, it’s never easy to make sure they have healthy eating habits . A healthy diet can have a profound effect on a child’s sense of mental and emotional wellbeing so putting in that extra effort will be well worth your, and their, while.
At Resolution Health, we know that understanding the ins and outs of your medical scheme option can be challenging, but it’s essential that you take the time to fully grasp some of the more important aspects of your cover if you are to choose the one best suited to your needs and your pocket in the coming year. With the option change window for 2018 on the horizon, we chatted to our Principal Officer, Mark Arnold, about some of the basic fundamentals every member should know.
Dust off those cobwebs and fold away those winter woollies because spring is here! While you have the overwhelming urge to spring clean every aspect of your life, why not take some time to give your health a much needed once-over and make totally sure you are ready for the warmer weather. Read on to find out what you can do to make your body, and mind, spring ready.
While it was once believed that brain function peaked during early adulthood and then slowly declined, we now know that our modern lifestyle plays a significant role in contributing to the rate at which our brain, and our memory, declines. Studies show that a healthy lifestyle can support your brain health and even encourage your brain to grow new neurons. Read on to find out some easy lifestyle habits you can develop that will help boost your memory.
September is Oral Health Month so now’s the perfect opportunity to spend more than a little time thinking about those pearly whites and how you treat them. Not taking care of your mouth can lead to more than a few dental problems. Think bad breath, gum disease, cavities, sensitivity and even tooth loss. The good news is that most of these issues are largely preventable and just take a little bit of commitment. Read on to find out what you can do to improve your dental health starting today!
August is National Organ Donor Month and if you have not considered becoming an organ donor, consider this:
- You'll quite literally be saving several lives
- It doesn't cost you anything
- 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives
- 1 organ donor can also improve the lives of up to 50 people through tissue donation
We answer some of the most common questions about organ donation.
With spring literally a few weeks away, now is the time to be gearing up for the warmer months by spring cleaning your health. We take a look at 5 easy things to do to make sure you are spring-ready this year.
Everyone knows what it’s like to have a bad day, but when your job starts to quite literally make you sick, it might be time to make some changes. With mid-year burnout striking more than a few otherwise dedicated employees down, we take a look at some signs your body may be giving you to say you need to slack off a bit.
With Corporate Wellness Week in July, we see how not getting enough shut-eye can have a serious impact on your health and your productivity. Poor sleep can chip away at your wellbeing and if not corrected, can see you literally tipped over the edge.
Could your cellphone behaviour be affecting your child’s development? Behavioural psychologist Dr Jacqui Joubert, consultant to Resolution Health Medical Scheme, says that the psychosocial effects of distracted parenting on your child’s development can have lasting implications.
Mental health is just as important as physical health and can play a huge part in your overall wellbeing. Statistics show that depression is an increasingly common medical complaint with as many as a third of South Africans suffering from this often debilitating ailment. We take a look at what small steps you can take to keep your mental health on track.
It is never too soon to start living a healthy lifestyle, regardless of your age. With Youth Day on 16 June, we take a look at the kind of behaviours young adults should be adopting to ensure they can ensure a healthier future as they age.
We all know that there are different blood types and that not just any blood can be given to anyone. With June being National Blood Donor Month and World Blood Donor Day on 14 June, we take a look at which blood groups can be given to which as well as why you pay for blood transfusions.
Men’s Health Month and with Father’s Day just around the corner, we take a look at the healthy foods men should be eating to stay the strong, healthy superheroes we love so dearly.
We’ve all been told about the dangers of second-hand smoke on our loved ones, but do you know how long your smoke hangs around in the air your family breathes or what potential health complications you are saving your loved ones from by taking that ciggie outside?
As a woman, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is an essential part of making sure you are healthy throughout your life, but what factors can impact on women’s health during the various stages of their lives?
Making sure that you take optimum care of your present health and wellness, and taking proactive steps towards planning for your future health, is the best way of getting the most out of your today and guaranteeing that you can grow old gracefully tomorrow.
With winter stretching its chilly fingers into every nook and cranny of our lives we know you are reaching not only for your warmer wardrobe, but for those winter comfort foods that are often less than ideal if you want to eat healthy and keep your immune system, energy levels and metabolism on the go.
The cold truth is that no weather should mean unhealthy eating habits and just like you shouldn’t overdo the ice cream in summer, reaching for those winter warmers does not need to mean you compromise on good nutrition. We take a look at 5 winter staples to include in your diet over the next few chilly months.
Everyone needs to keep an eye on their health and knowing your health numbers should be part of your overall health regime. Take a look at these 5 must-have health checks you should be having at least once a year.