With a focus on HEART HEALTH in September, I would like to take a look at the primary cause of the heart & vascular disease process namely ATHEROSCLEROSIS. What is Atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis is the narrowing of arteries due to “plaque buildup” on the artery walls. Arteries carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body. They are lined with a thin layer of cells that keeps them smooth and allows blood to flow… Read More »Heart Health – Part 1
Generally we tend not to talk about depressing things…. However, Depression is very real and is one of the silent ailments disrupting corporate South Africa today, leading to increased absenteeism, conflict in the workplace and low productivity. South Africa, spends substantial amounts annually on corporate wellness days, we should consider taking action to also address depression. Current statistics highlights that one in four South Africans suffer from depression and that… Read More »Feeling Blue?