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World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day 2019 World Hypertension day is celebrated yearly on the 17th May. The aim is to educate the public and increase awareness of hypertension. What is hypertension? Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. This means that the blood applies too much force against the walls of the blood vessels. Symptoms […]

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Global Move for Health day

Global Move for Health day Global Move for Health Day forms part of the development of global and national strategies on diet, physical activity and health. The initiative encourages all South Africans to take responsibility for their health, by engaging in cost effective physical activities such as walking, regular exercise and other extramural activities. In […]

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Knee Replacement

Exercises After Knee Replacement. Exercises are important to your overall recovery to preventing blood clots, improving flexibility, improving circulation, and knee movement, and strengthening muscles. While they may feel uncomfortable at first, they will become easier with time and help you return to normal activity. Your success with rehabilitation largely depends on your commitment to […]

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Health Awareness day

Health Awareness day: 7 April Exercise is important to your health as it lays the foundation to healthy living but also ensure that your body is strong and healthy enough to overcome life’s endless challenges. Reasons to exercise: Alleviates anxiety, Boost mental health, Boosts productivity, Decreases osteoporosis risk, Ease back pain, Fights dementia, Gives you […]

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World Down Syndrome Day

Every year World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on March 21st. This year, the global theme is “Leave No-one Behind” Every single person with Down’s syndrome should have the same opportunities as everyone else, in EVERY area of life. What is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder caused when an error in cell […]

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World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. The kidneys are complicated organs that do many essential tasks to keep us healthy. The main job of your kidneys is to remove toxins and excess water from your blood. Kidneys also help to […]

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Pregnancy and Exercise

During pregnancy, exercise can help you stay in shape and prepare for labor and delivery. There is no doubt about it – pregnancy is physically demanding! Regular exercise is an way of helping your body cope with the increased demands on your joints, muscles, heart and lungs. Ideal exercises during pregnancy (if no complications) Walking […]

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The Importance of Stretching

Basic physiology behind stretching Muscles are complex organs, they are made up of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, fascia and muscle cells. Some of these components are electrically charged, namely; the nerve cells/neurons and muscle cells. These cells are negatively charged. When a muscle performs work, electrical signals are passed from neuron to neuron and neurotransmitters […]

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Disabilities exercises

Importance of fitness and exercise for people with disabilities. It’s important for all people, including those with a disability, to try and strike up a workout suited to their needs. Studies has shown sport and physical activity has been linked to improvements in self-confidence, social awareness and self-esteem and can contribute to empowerment of people […]

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Diabetes

Diabetes Diabetes also known as sugar disease is one of the most common chronic conditions in the world. Diabetes occurs because the body (pancreas) does not produce enough insulin (Type 1) or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin (Type 2) it produces. Insulin, is a hormone which helps regulate blood sugar/glucose. According to […]