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Ear Infection (Otitis Externa)

Ear Infection (Otitis Externa)

Nope, although it sounds exotic, it is actually not a rare condition at all. It is also referred to as outer ear infection, which is a common inflammatory condition of the outer ear, usually caused by infection. It is especially common in children, and more likely to...

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Bladder Infection treatment

Bladder Infection treatment

When the lower urinary tract is affected it is referred to as a simple cystitis or bladder infection, while a pyelonephritis or kidney infection will be the correct term when the upper urinary tract is infected. In symptoms bladder infection is painful urination and...

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Causes of Respiratory Tract infection

Causes of Respiratory Tract infection

The Respiratory Tract is prone to develop infection (viral, bacterial, fungal). It can also be affected by environmental factors such as smoke and pollutants. Our RT may be sensitive to irritants (allergens), resulting in allergic reactions and is also prone to...

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Safe Treatment for Nasal Congestion

Safe Treatment for Nasal Congestion

Why are Current Therapies for Nasal Conditions often Unsatisfactory in Many Patients? Despite excellent clinical guidelines for the management of nasal conditions, the result of therapy is often unsatisfactory in many patients. There are many reasons for this...

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Protect yourself against Colds and Flu

Protect yourself against Colds and Flu

Oddly enough, most people take significant precautions when it comes to the protection of their laptops and the data it houses – with firewalls, anti-virus software and all kinds of applications working hard to keep the wolves at bay. . . Yet, when it comes to our...

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You can protect yourself against most viruses, here’s how.

Currently the Wuhan Coronavirus is dominating news headlines and rightly so. It’s deadly in every sense of the word and while it may not be the Black Plague per se it certainly is another reminder that the human body is a fragile vessel that is constantly under attack...

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Stay calm and trust your gut (again)

The festive season has come and gone – in its wake (probably) lie too many braais, big meals, takeaways, sweets and other lovely things that are just part and parcel of that time of the year – and that’s okay it happens, no use beating ourselves up over it. No use...

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A bug’s life? Tummies under attack!

Over the last month, especially, we’ve noticed a sharp uptick in stomach bugs of all types. Yes, it was the Rugby World Cup (LEKKER BOKKE) and, often, some of our office colleagues confused “a stomach bug” with a tequila-induced illness following another famous...

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Trust us about the sunscreen

Silverlab's SPF40 Sunscreen is in the development phase, and will be available in Sep 2021 Hands up, who remembers the Baz Luhrmann song titled, “Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen”? If you do then you are probably somewhere between 35 and 60 years old and have you...

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