Osteo-arthritis is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints.
Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue, typically as a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D.
According to the 2017 World Health Organization data, deaths from hypertension (high blood pressure) in Namibia reached 294 or 1.90% of total deaths. This ranks Namibia #33 in the world.
Diabetes or sugar disease occurs when the body does not make enough insulin or when the insulin that the body makes, is not very effective.
As you may know, an increasing number of people all over the world are dying of heart attacks and strokes.
Most people are aware that we should stay out of the sun, because of skin cancer, but very few know how common skin cancer really is.
Most people are familiar with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, but very few people have heard of gestational diabetes
Influenza (flu) places a significant disease burden on the global population each year.
The skin is the body’s first barrier of defence against injury and infection. A healthy intact skin is vital to curb disease.
Our modern lifestyles, coupled with stress, lack of exercise and bad eating habits have resulted in hundreds of people suffering with pain and discomfort at various times of the day.
The pain associated with kidney stones is described as worse than the pain experienced when giving birth.
One of the complications of uncontrolled diabetes, is the development of diabetic eye disease, which can lead to changes in ones vision, vision loss or blindness
Diabetes is a condition that can be controlled successfully and when managed properly will have very few complications and impact on the diabetic patient
Emphysema is a chronic condition that usually progresses slowly over a number of years.
Being newly diagnosed with diabetes, could come as a shock and leave you feeling overwhelmed.
Diabetes mellitus (sugar disease) is the general term that refers to people struggling with too much sugar in their blood
Approximately 85 - 90% of all people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes, which makes this the most common form of diabetes
Sooner or later everyone will experience a scratchy or irritated throat.
Pneumonia is a complex disease with far-reaching consequences for many people.
COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary airway disease.
Coughing is much more than just a sign of possibly struggling with a cold or flu.
Many people struggle to know whether the symptoms they are experiencing is due to a cold or the flu.
We so often take the ability to breathe effortlessly for granted, for those living with asthma this gift is often denied.
Acute sinusitis is very common. Roughly ninety percent of adults have had sinusitis at some point in their life.