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.