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Anxiety or Corona Virus: Telling the Difference

Many people suffer from anxiety on a daily basis. And with the general public experiencing anxiety about Covid-19, those regular anxiety sufferers could feel that things have reached a new level of panic – perhaps resulting in a list of symptoms that are similar to those of the corona virus i.e. shivers, excessive sweating, shortness of breath, etc. for this…

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‘The new normal’ – Helping kids through COVID-19 post lockdown

As government eases restrictions and announces that schools will reopen, parents are anxious about preparing their kids to the new reality we face. They are challenged with creating ‘a new normal’ were kids can still salvage their childhood while combatting Covid-19. Here are a few guidelines to help parents prepare children for life post lockdown. Parents should not project their…

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CHIROPRACTIC : It’s Never Too Early

The beauty of Chiropractic is the fact that it naturally restores the communication pathways between the brain and the body, thereby restoring normal nervous system function. This in turn unlocks optimal wellness and peak performance in individuals, no matter how young. Children develop through touch, taste, sight, smell and hearing. All of these require an optimally functioning nervous system. The…

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Role of Occupational Therapy in Depression

Major Depressive Disorder is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in this day and age. Depression is classified under the umbrella of mood disorders. The Occupational Therapist is a well-respected member of the multi-disciplinary mental health team (MDT). Occupational Therapy aims at promoting mental health through the use of meaningful, purposeful and enjoyable activities in order to maintain…

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Performance nutrition

Nutrition may not create a good athlete, but it could be one of the factors that make a GREAT athlete. Sports performance is mostly determined by genetic potential, training, and psychological drive. Nutrition is one of those ‘X’ factors that can put one athlete above another. Nutrition plays a vital role in fueling the body to be able to train, replacing…

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