If you’re struggling with substance abuse and/or addiction, you don’t have to struggle alone. Rehabilitation (rehab) centres provide a safe and comfortable environment where multidisciplinary teams are there to help you. They offer holistic treatment programmes that are personalised to meet your needs. Programmes usually include medical and psychiatric evaluation and treatment, medically supervised detoxification (detox) and stabilisation,
During a year when the whole world was bracing itself for the worst and our everyday lives were inundated with statistics about infections and mortality, our role in the health and wellbeing of our employees and members became apparent. We needed to adapt quickly to the changes
Yes, a new year may arrive with new stress, which may not help you to see the bright side of things, but a simple change of perspective – positive thinking – could help you to cope better with daily stress and may turn your overall well-being around for the better.
A common new year’s resolution is to lose weight. Chris van Rooyen, cyclist for Team Bestmed, gives us a few tips on how to prevent weight gain, which might make our weight goals for 2021 a little easier to reach…
You may make new year’s resolutions with the best of intentions of sticking to them. You want to eat healthier, exercise more often, get enough sleep…But sometimes you may set goals that are too high and quickly lose interest when you don’t see results overnight.
“Eat your food so that you can grow up big and strong” is something that most of us heard growing up. While building strong bones was the hearty fuel behind the food airplanes that were ‘piloted’ by our parents, many of us do not think much about our bone health after that. This is unfortunate because the minerals needed to build bone mass are fused into your bones from the time you’re born,
Bestmed has shown that continuous hard work and Personally Yours service pays off despite the challenges and uncertainties we have faced this year.
The blooming season of colour is finally here, and we know you were looking forward to it way more than usual this year with everything that has been happening in our everyday lives. Everyone is ready to embrace the sunshine, and warm weather and along with that comes the light seasonal foods that we love such as salads.
“Sun’s out, guns out” is the mantra of the season. The sun is shining, days are warmer and what better way to enjoy that than to hit the streets in shorts and vests. But if the long walks to the fridge during lockdown is anything to go by, you’ve put on a few unwelcomed kilos.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, which leads to loss of memory and other mental functions. It’s thought to be caused by an abnormal build-up of proteins in and around brain cells, which leads to a decrease in neurotransmitters (chemicals which send messages between brain cells). Different areas of the brain shrink overtime,