Do you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis?
And do you enjoy a glass of wine or two when you aren't suffering a flare-up of your symptoms?
You'd better reconsider! Because experts say drinking alcohol when your doctor is treating you for rheumatoid arthritis can be dangerous.
Read on to find out more…... ››› more
If you're not into drinking beer and prefer a glass of wine, you'd better ditch the wine and start drinking beer!
This revelation comes form a recent study published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology. During the study, researchers from the National Institutes of Health looked into the stats of the Nurses Health Study (NHS) and its follow Up NHS II. They wanted to know what women's rheumatoid arthritis risk was when they drank alcohol.
And the results are very reassuring if you DO like to drink a small glass of beer every day…... ››› more
Even if you don't drink during the week, but you like to relax and enjoy a couple on the weekend, it could be ruining your health.
And a recent first-of-its-kind study shows a direct link between binge drinking and type 2 diabetes.
Here's what the study found and, more importantly, what your can do to protect your health.... ››› more
South African men have made it into a top ten list around the world. But sadly, it's not something to be proud of.
It's a list of the top ten countries with the heaviest drinkers above the age of 15 and SA is number eight.
According to the World Health Organisation, 48% of South Africans above the age of 15 drink beer.
It's probably more - given our love of beers with a braai - but it's a huge amount that works out to most people drinking at least one alcoholic drink every day.
But it's not the fact that we're such big beer drinkers that we're writing to you today, it's what it's doing men!
Read on to find out why drinking beer is putting you at risk of prostate cancer…... ››› more
You might not what to admit you have a problem or even think about what the reason behind your lack of performance is, but it's essential you do!
This because more than half of South African men have performance problems in the bedroom.
I'm talking about erectile dysfunction.
As you can see, it's a far greater problem than you may even suspect. But because most men, just like you, don't want to admit they have a problem, they simply suck it up and suffer in silence. And you'll go through life embarrassed and plagued by performance anxiety.
It's time to listen up!
You might not be suffering from a dreaded disease at all. Your erectile dysfunction could simple be because of a bad habit you have.
And that makes it treatable!
Read on to find out what's leaving you limp so you can put a stop to it!... ››› more
If you've been through a vicious fight against breast cancer and your doctor has given you a clean bill of health, don't let your guard down. You need to be aware of these five risks that affect breast cancer survivors…... ››› more
There's little more refreshing than cracking open an ice cold beer on a hot summer's day. And there's little more satisfying that clinking your beer glass against your friend's as you stand over the heat of the braai.
But doing either might bring your health crashing down around you!
Shocking new research shows that people with a certain gene see a 700% increase in their stomach cancer risk when they drink beer.
So, if your go-to summer drink is a cold and frosty one, you need to read this!... ››› more
If you enjoy your booze, you might be at serious risk of stomach cancer, says recent research.
Experts at the Mario Negri Institute in Italy conducted a meta analysis of 59 other studies to determine their findings.
And with over 34,557 patients across the studies having developed stomach cancer, they could say with conviction that drinking too much puts you at risk of developing stomach cancer.
So, how much is too much?... ››› more
Do you love a wine spritzer at book club? A cocktail on a girl's night out? Or an ice cold beer while you watch the rugby with the boys?
If so, it's important you read this…
Experts say, with every alcoholic drink you have before you have your first child, you increase your breast cancer risk 15%.
It all has to do with what alcohol does to your body and the production of hormones…... ››› more
Can you get an all-round workout in 20 minutes?
Sure you can!
But you have to hot peak performance while doing it.
You need your heart rate to shoot up - so put some effort into your workout and get fit, burn calories and generally improve your health and well-being.
Here's how...... ››› more
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