health

  1. EventHorizon

    Anal Fissures

    So I believe I've been suffering from these for about 2 years and the specialist I saw only recommened a change of diet and or surgery. I did some research and I see there are easier options that dont require surgery which I want to try first. This is a nice article explaining the treatments...
  2. homeboy

    Chronic Venous Insufficiency disorder

    Do anyone suffer from Chronic Venous Insufficiency disorder. I'm not officially diagnose with this disease, but I think I have it. February last year I have pain in my left foot and a small skin dry patch on leg. Over the next few month discoloration and itching and more dry patches appears on...
  3. M

    Does anyone know of good Orthodontists in Durban?

    Hi guys, Does anyone know of any good but affordable Orthodontist's in Durban? I don't mind going over budget if the Orthodontist is a reputable one.
  4. T

    Dentist Visit During Covid-19

    Are you allowed to visit the dentist during any of the Covid-19 Lockdown Levels for a check-up? (Non-emergency & non-surgery)
  5. P

    Durban doctors for lower back pain

    Hi guys, I injured my lower back at a trampoline park over a year ago and after seeing a chrio I was told I had an annular tear. With rehab exercises and some rest it got about 70%. I am still very limited in what I can do without my back flaring up again the next day though. The other day I...
  6. Prawnapple

    Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to 'healthy ageing' in older people

    Further reading: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-02-mediterranean-diet-gut-bacteria-linked.html
  7. MrBud

    CBD South Africa

    Hi all, I wanted to open up a discussion about Cannabidiol (CBD). For those that don't know, this is a compound found in the cannabis plant, but DOES NOT GET YOU HIGH! This compound alone has shown potential for numerous health conditions and as a general wellness supplement. If anyone is...
  8. actuallychad

    Research participants needed for UCT study on sleep & health

    We are looking for individuals willing to volunteer their time toward a novel study at the UCT Division of Exercise & Sports Medicine at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. The purpose of this study is to characterize and understand the relationship between the health status...
  9. actuallychad

    Research participants needed for UCT sleep and health study

    We are looking for individuals willing to volunteer their time toward a novel study at the UCT Division of Exercise & Sports Medicine at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. The purpose of this study is to characterize and understand the relationship between the health status...
  10. actuallychad

    Volunteers needed for research

    The University of Cape Town is looking for volunteers to take part in research! HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? The aim of this research is to investigate the sleep, health and mental performance of gamers and compare it to non-gamers. We are looking for non-gamers only; i.e. if...
  11. actuallychad

    Gaming/Esports Research at UCT: Volunteers still needed

    HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? We are looking for 3 gamers interested in taking part in a research study looking at sleep, health and mental performance at UCT To take part you must: Reside in Cape Town Be aged 18 - 30 years Primarily be a computer gamer Play competitive (i.e...
  12. actuallychad

    Volunteers still needed for gaming research

    *We're desperately looking for just 5 more gamers to complete this study! PARTICIPANTS WANTED FOR UCT RESEARCH The aim of this study is to describe and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. Computer gamers residing in Cape Town...
  13. actuallychad

    Last call for volunteers for UCT Gaming Study

    Note: We need about 5 more eligible gamers to participate! HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. If you: ✓ Are male or female between 18...
  14. actuallychad

    Volunteers needed for research

    Note: we are mainly looking for non-gamers (i.e. individuals who play games 0-2h per week) however gamers may also apply HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer...
  15. P

    Durban Blood Tests

    Hi guys, So I am keen to get some blood tests done just to ensure I am not deficient in anything and am overall in good health. Does anyone know where I can get this done and if I have to go through my doctor? Thanks!
  16. actuallychad

    Volunteers needed for UCT Gaming Study (free health check)

    PARTICIPANTS WANTED FOR RESEARCH AT UCT "How healthy are competitive computer gamers?" The aim of this study is to describe and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. You can volunteer for this study if you: 1. Between 18 and 30...
  17. Rouxenator

    The French and their love of smoking

    One would think people are starting to smoke less since the health risks of smoking are being shown more publicly over the last decade. Smokers have been consigned designated areas and some establishments do not even allow for smoking at all. Currently I am spending a week on Mauritius and the...
  18. M

    Meditation does not make you a better person, study finds

    Meditation does not make you a better person, study finds
  19. C

    Medical aid plans - whats the on the ground answers

    Hello Guys. need some advice. looking for a cheap medical aid, hospital plan only. the problem with brokers is that they only sell you what they want and do not give you a full range of what is out there. i consider myself healthy in that i dont have any sickness and major illness. just...
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Gauteng health dept denies that drivers, cleaners are conducting post-mortems

    The Gauteng health department on Monday strongly denied allegations that untrained forensic staff members have been conducting post-mortems for the past ten years. This comes as a backlog of 212 bodies is in a queue to undergo forensic examinations at Gauteng mortuaries, caused by a strike by...
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