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Health and Wellness

Jun 27, 2022
Is man flu real or just a myth?

The idea that men exaggerate even the most of common flu symptoms, may turn out to be a big myth. A new study by a clinical assistant professor and General Practitioner (GP) in Canada, Kyle Sue, explores whether men are wimps or just immunologically inferior. 

Health and Wellness
Jun 20, 2022
Winter warmup exercises

Could the change of seasons effect changes in your body? Do you feel stiffer during cold days than hot summery days? Well this is totally normal. During cold weather, the flow of blood to your muscles isn’t as quick as it usually is, causing your muscles to get tight. As a result of this and to avoid an unexpected injury, a good 5 – 10-minute warmup becomes an essential part of your daily routine.

Health and Wellness
Jun 14, 2022
Happy Pictures, Sad Generation

Social media has become a powerful tool in modern society, in which we can extract positive and useful knowledge. However, the negative aspect of it is just as powerful. How we consume social media differs from one individual to another, and in many unfortunate cases, some users may be oblivious to the dangers which lurk in the virtual space. 

Health and Wellness
May 26, 2022
Brighten up your smile

Are your pearly whites starting to look a little more yellow these days? It’s a lot more common than you would imagine. Your smile’s light being “load-shed” might not be bad for your health but it may affect your confidence. Some would even go as far as saying your smile is the beauty of your soul and Bestmed would love to help you keep your soul gorgeous.  

Health and Wellness
May 26, 2022
Think Therapy

The fear of being stigmatised by others often overshadows the great work that therapy does. In nature, therapy is a means to eliminate troubling symptoms, whether it be mental illness or emotional difficulty.

Health and Wellness
May 08, 2022
10 Sugar-Free Smoothies

Whether you are diabetic or just sugar-intake conscious, we’ve got you. Here are some mouth-watering smoothies to take the last sips of summer to. All these smoothies need is for you to throw the ingredients in a blender, blend them and enjoy.

Health and Wellness
Apr 07, 2022
Weight gain during lockdown

Life changed and so too did our daily routines. We got used to working from home, doing house chores like washing clothes, while working. But one effect of the COVID-19 lockdown that we do not talk about that often is the fact that most of us grown bigger during this period. We gained weight!

Health and Wellness
Mar 21, 2022
Keep your lungs in shape

Does it feel like the flight of stairs you climb every day gained extra stairs overnight? That’s because the older you get, the less lung capacity you have if you don’t exercise your lungs. Amidst the scourge of COVID-19, it is always a good idea to keep your lungs in tip-top shape. Light exercise may help tremendously to keep your lungs healthy and in shape...

Health and Wellness
Mar 10, 2022
Seeing the signs

Suicide is complicated and traumatic, but completely preventable. South Africa is experiencing an alarming suicide rate of 23.5%, which is one of the largest suicide rates in the world. In cases as sensitive and delicate as this, knowledge is a lifesaver because knowing the warning signs could help you save a life.

Health and Wellness
Mar 10, 2022
Lactose and conquering

Dairy products are a main source of protein and other nutrients that are essential for the growth of children in their early developmental stages. This stage is key for the development of a child’s cognitive and physical abilities, so it is essential that they receive as many vitamins and minerals as possible.

Health and Wellness
Mar 10, 2022
Bestmed Tempo Wellness Day in Nelspruit

We are excited to invite you to our first Bestmed Tempo Day in 2022 which will be hosted in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. The event will be held in partnership with Mopani Pharmacy and Reboot Health and Fitness, Mbombela.

Health and Wellness
Feb 27, 2022
COVID-19 still in our midst

There is a common misconception that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is behind us, and that it doesn’t pose the threat that it did in the past. This is, in fact, untrue. The virus is very much still in our midst, and it continues to mutate into different variants.

Health and Wellness
Feb 15, 2022
Safe sex, no regrets

There are a million people globally who get diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections each daily. With a new strain of HIV looming around, which is suspected to be more infectious and more lethal than the previous variant now is the time to get back to the basics of safe sex.

Health and Wellness
Feb 07, 2022
Feeling Hungry 24/7?

Aquatic exercise makes for a great cardio workout, while also increasing your strength, endurance, and flexibility. The water resistance provides additional support for muscles and joints, enabling you to train harder without putting any extra strain on your body.

Health and Wellness