PRESCRIPTION EYEWEAR SHOULD BE A LIFESTYLE MATCH

PRESCRIPTION EYEWEAR SHOULD BE A LIFESTYLE MATCH

Lifestyle is a factor that should always be considered with every lens prescription. While lenses should tend to the wearer’s vision requirements, they should also match their lifestyle. When lenses don’t...
MEET JEFF: THE FITNESS FRIEND WE ALL DESERVE

MEET JEFF: THE FITNESS FRIEND WE ALL DESERVE

In a world saturated by health gimmicks, miracle eating plans, and fitness fads, there is finally something on the market that takes its clients’ goals as seriously as they do – and it goes by the name of...
TOXIC SUNSCREEN BAD FOR HEALTH, THE PLANET

TOXIC SUNSCREEN BAD FOR HEALTH, THE PLANET

South Africa has some of the highest incidence of malignant melanoma in the world, highlighting the critical importance of using sunscreen which should be non-toxic, says leading SA health expert, Vanessa...
How To Support Someone Who Is Trying To Lose Weight

HOW TO SUPPORT SOMEONE WHO IS TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT

In this world full of junk food, ready-meals and instantly available treats, losing weight can be a real challenge. And, with recent reports stating that South Africa has been ranked the unhealthiest country...

BAD VISION CONTRIBUTES TO BAD DRIVING AND ACCIDENTS

“I didn’t see him coming”, “the car came out of nowhere”, “the other driver must be blind” – these words are commonly muttered after a vehicle accident and though they might sound like...
SAY NAY TO SUGAR THIS FESTIVE SEASON

SAY NAY TO SUGAR THIS FESTIVE SEASON

Trying to forego sugar is a struggle, because it’s sneakily hidden in many ‘healthy’ things. With the season for festive feasting around the corner, here’s a guide for South Africans seeking...
WHEN YOU HAVE A PAIN IN THE NECK OR BACK

WHEN YOU HAVE A PAIN IN THE NECK OR BACK

Back pain is a common problem – 80% of us will experience an episode at some point in our lives. It is associated with many factors that vary from person to person but can be caused by an injury, a disc or...
SOME JAW DROPPING FACTS ABOUT STRESS!

SOME JAW DROPPING FACTS ABOUT STRESS!

Do you often wake up with a sore jaw and possibly even a headache? You could be grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw without even realising it. Referred to as bruxism, this condition includes either...