August 11, 2020

Is worrying about being sick making you sick?

A close family member has been diagnosed with cancer. A friend's dad passed away from COVID. The news is littered with the worst-case-scenarios, and suddenly every mole, headache and rash seems like a death sentence!  All the frightening news this year can make you hyper-aware: before, you weren’t even conscious of your body, but now you feel everything - and you worry. Everyone has health concerns now and then, but for some of us, stressing about health becomes overwhelming and turns into its own problem. Hypochondria, also known as health anxiety, is worrying about your health to the point where…
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July 19, 2020

This is how stress affects your skin!

A little bit of stress keeps you on your toes and actually helps keep you motivated. But when stress gets too much and is persistent, it starts messing with your sleep patterns, metabolism and general health – and it also starts showing on your skin. Yikes!
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June 2, 2020

The difference between anxiety, stress and tension

Stress has been linked to up to 75% of disease, but that doesn’t mean all stress is negative or bad for you. In fact, a certain amount of stress helps motivate you and keeps you on your toes. It’s when stress reaches high levels or is persistent that it becomes dangerous! Here's how you can deal with it effectively.
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Mental & Emotional Health
March 18, 2020

Could you be suffering from complex PTSD?

Prolonged or repeated experiences of trauma can take a toll on your mental health. It’s important to be screened, diagnosed and put on a treatment plan to help you heal and improve your wellbeing.
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March 12, 2020

Coronavirus – how to stay calm and clean

Where and when did it all begin? On the 31st of December 2019, China alerted the World Health Organisation to several patients with flu-like symptoms in a city called Wuhan, the capital of Central China’s Hubei province. Initial assessments of these patients ruled out “known” flu-like viruses including bird flu, seasonal flu, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Once these initial patients were assessed, they were placed into quarantine. The suspected source of the outbreak was identified as a busy seafood market in the city the following day. Days later Chinese authorities identified the virus,…
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Mental & Emotional Health
February 20, 2020

Struggling with a stutter? Here’s what you can do.

Do you repeat or prolong words, syllables or phrases? Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a speech disorder where there’s an interruption of the normal flow of speech. A stutter can take on many different patterns.
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Men's Health
February 20, 2020

What is small penis syndrome? 

Are you constantly worried about the size of your manhood? The problem may not be its size, but the way your mind perceives it: this is called Small Penis Syndrome.
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