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December 2, 2019

NCD’s is a disease that is not transmissible directly from one person to another This group is commonly known as a ‘lifestyle’ disease, because the majority of these diseases are preventable illnesses. The most common cause for NCD include tobacco use, alcohol abuse, poor dies (High consumption of sugar, salts and fats and trans fatty[…]

December 2, 2019

An abnormal amount of lipids in the blood. It is further defined by the presence of elevated levels of cholesterol or LDL (Bad cholesterol) What contributes to Dyslipidemia? There are many causes, however the most common cause is poor dietary and lifestyle choices However, genetics often plays a role and very high levels of cholesterol[…]

December 2, 2019

The difference between the role of a Biokineticist and the role of a Physiotherapist and when you need to see either one of them. What is a Biokineticist? A biokineticist is a HPCSA registered practitioner that are an important component of the modern multi-disciplinary medical team They are concerned with the preventative healthcare, the maintenance[…]

October 24, 2019

High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your blood vessels is consistently too high How does your blood pressure and circulatory system work? In order to survive and function properly, your tissues and organs need the oxygenated blood that your circulatory[…]

October 24, 2019

A disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Common Types of Diabetes Mellitus Type I: A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Type II: A chronic condition[…]

September 30, 2019

A term used to describe a position of the body or the arrangements of body parts relative to one another. Ideal postures are those assumed to perform an activity in the most efficient manner utilizing the least amount of energy.  Types of posture Inactive posture: These are postures adopted for resting or sleeping. They require[…]

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December 2, 2019

NCD’s is a disease that is not transmissible directly from one person to another This group is commonly known as a ‘lifestyle’ disease, because the majority of these diseases are preventable illnesses. The most common cause for NCD include tobacco use, alcohol abuse, poor dies (High consumption of sugar, salts and fats and trans fatty[…]

December 2, 2019

An abnormal amount of lipids in the blood. It is further defined by the presence of elevated levels of cholesterol or LDL (Bad cholesterol) What contributes to Dyslipidemia? There are many causes, however the most common cause is poor dietary and lifestyle choices However, genetics often plays a role and very high levels of cholesterol[…]

December 2, 2019

The difference between the role of a Biokineticist and the role of a Physiotherapist and when you need to see either one of them. What is a Biokineticist? A biokineticist is a HPCSA registered practitioner that are an important component of the modern multi-disciplinary medical team They are concerned with the preventative healthcare, the maintenance[…]

October 24, 2019

High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your blood vessels is consistently too high How does your blood pressure and circulatory system work? In order to survive and function properly, your tissues and organs need the oxygenated blood that your circulatory[…]

October 24, 2019

A disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Common Types of Diabetes Mellitus Type I: A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Type II: A chronic condition[…]

September 30, 2019

A term used to describe a position of the body or the arrangements of body parts relative to one another. Ideal postures are those assumed to perform an activity in the most efficient manner utilizing the least amount of energy.  Types of posture Inactive posture: These are postures adopted for resting or sleeping. They require[…]

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December 2, 2019

NCD’s is a disease that is not transmissible directly from one person to another This group is commonly known as a ‘lifestyle’ disease, because the majority of these diseases are preventable illnesses. The most common cause for NCD include tobacco use, alcohol abuse, poor dies (High consumption of sugar, salts and fats and trans fatty[…]

December 2, 2019

An abnormal amount of lipids in the blood. It is further defined by the presence of elevated levels of cholesterol or LDL (Bad cholesterol) What contributes to Dyslipidemia? There are many causes, however the most common cause is poor dietary and lifestyle choices However, genetics often plays a role and very high levels of cholesterol[…]

December 2, 2019

The difference between the role of a Biokineticist and the role of a Physiotherapist and when you need to see either one of them. What is a Biokineticist? A biokineticist is a HPCSA registered practitioner that are an important component of the modern multi-disciplinary medical team They are concerned with the preventative healthcare, the maintenance[…]

October 24, 2019

High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your blood vessels is consistently too high How does your blood pressure and circulatory system work? In order to survive and function properly, your tissues and organs need the oxygenated blood that your circulatory[…]

October 24, 2019

A disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Common Types of Diabetes Mellitus Type I: A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Type II: A chronic condition[…]

September 30, 2019

A term used to describe a position of the body or the arrangements of body parts relative to one another. Ideal postures are those assumed to perform an activity in the most efficient manner utilizing the least amount of energy.  Types of posture Inactive posture: These are postures adopted for resting or sleeping. They require[…]