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How can I Manage ADHD with Exercise if I’m not Naturally Active?

Exercise does not mean hitting the treadmill or forcing yourself to jog around the track. It can be more fun and fulfilling than that. Research suggests exercise helps with the management of ADHD symptoms. But if you’re not naturally active, it can be tough to exercise regularly – and enjoy it. Exercising can improve focus and help reduce symptoms of ADHD, as well as the ...

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Back To Basics For Better Health

Modern lifestyles are a curious, and unhealthy, mixture of “stop” and “go” – most of us spend the long hours of our working days sitting, sedentary behaviour that’s considered so bad for our health that it’s been dubbed “the new smoking”; but on the other hand, we juggle busy work, family and social lives, struggle to find time for our ...

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5 Reasons you Need to Give your Brain a Break

Another year has come and gone in what seems like the blink of an eye. Even though its gone fast, it has been a long year with high pressure problem-solving, planning and rushing from one obligation to the next. Whether you’re a business owner or an employee, you’re no doubt worn down after a year running on overdrive. If you’re ...

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Just Two Sugary Drinks A Week Is Hazardous

Research shows that just two sugar-sweetened beverages a week may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, while drinking one a day may raise blood pressure. A Stellenbosch University review of 36 studies found that the consumption of sweetened drinks is steadily rising worldwide, impacting directly on metabolic syndrome — a cluster of risk factors which contribute to heart disease ...

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Younger Men Being Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The average age at which prostate cancer is being diagnosed has dropped considerably in recent years, a team of Irish researchers has reported. In a recent study, researchers at the University Hospital Limerick found that the average age of men with “high grade” prostate cancer had decreased from 71 to 63 in the last decade. Prolific form of cancer Prostate ...

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Overcome Festive Season Stress

The end of the year is here, but despite the holiday season you’re often left juggling more tasks than ever. According to Mokete Sekhesa, Brand Manager for the Energy Supplement brand Turbovite®, the end of the year is a stressful time as it is usually associated with exams, work deadlines, holiday planning and festive season shopping. Take care of yourself ...

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Africanx Training Runs Kick Off This Festive Season

In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, event organisers have announced that six training runs will be hosted between December 2017 and April 2018. Open to the public, the first training run will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 December 2017. “We would like the 2018 AfricanX experience to be a memorable one,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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Puma School Of Speed Returns For Fastest Season Ever

Entries are officially open for the PUMA School of Speed 2018. Long jump and high jump events have been added to the programme for this exhilarating nationwide series, which open to athletes in the U14, U15, U16, U17 and U19 categories. The first meet takes place in Potchefstroom on Saturday 20 January 2018. A need for speed Launched in November ...

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Endless Action At Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw

The Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw event, the largest Xterra in the world in terms of participation, will be the only event on the local calendar in 2018. Event organisers Stillwater Sports have therefore opted to maintain this status by focusing their “full attention on the South African Championship (Grabouw) and have therefore decided to not host an XTERRA in Buffelspoort (North ...

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Hair Loss Driving Men To Drink, Causing Depression – Survey

A UK survey shows that hair loss makes a significant number of men depressed, anti-social and turn to drink and drugs. The British Telegraph reported that a survey conducted by a UK pharmacy group found that a quarter of men surveyed under the age of 35 “turned to drink and drugs due to hair loss”. Low self-esteem Almost 40% said ...

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