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Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Day Casual Day is one of the fundraising events that Muscular dystrophy foundation of South Africa participate in every year in order for them to raise much-needed funds towards the cause. Muscular dystrophy is the name given to a group of more than 70 different neuromuscular disorders causing progressive wasting and weakness […]

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Heart Disease Awareness Week

Heart Disease Awareness Week Cardiovascular disease (CVD – which includes heart disease and stroke) is the leading cause of death in South Africa after HIV/AIDS. Heart disease is responsible for 18% of all deaths in South Africa. 120 people suffer from a heart attack daily. World Heart Day is a global initiative of the World […]

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Osteoporosis Osteopenia or Low bone density is when your bone density is lower than normal, but not low enough to be considered osteoporotic. It may mean that you have a greater chance of getting osteoporosis if you lose bone density in the future because you have less bone to lose. What is Osteoporosis and What […]

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Low Muscle Tone

Low Muscle Tone Low muscle tone is a condition of abnormally low muscle tone, the number of tension or resistance to movement in a muscle. Low muscle tone occurs when the length of the resting muscle is slightly longer than normal. Hypotonia is a medical term that describes low muscle tone. It goes by several […]

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Exercises for the Cardiovascular System

Exercise is important for the cardiovascular system. The many ways exercise helps your heart. Why is exercise so good for your health? Exercise burns calories, which can help you sustain or reach a healthy weight. Regular exercise also improves conditions linked to cardiovascular health, resulting in lower blood pressure, healthier cholesterol levels, and better blood […]

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 […]

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 […]