Hand sanitisers containing Methanol alcohol harmful to the body

We are all aware that keeping our hands clean and sanitised is extremely important in preventing the spread of disease. In the fast few months we have all been forced into be super aware of keeping social distance of at least 2 meters, wear masks to protect ourselves and each other, and to wash our hands regularly. When we go out and enter most businesses the security at the door or staff member would spray sanitiser onto our hands which is a requirement before we are allowed to enter. We are forced to oblige if we want to shop there […]

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Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND)

Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND) is a group of diseases that affect the immune system and neurological system.  Fibromyalgia (FM), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Gulf War Syndrome (GWS), and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) are collectively known as CIND. These illnesses, characterised by cognitive problems, chronic muscle and joint pain, very low energy levels and various other symptoms, affect people from all ages around the world at alarming numbers. International awareness day of CIND is dedicated to educating the public and medical professionals about CIND. The date, 12 May, was especially selected as it […]

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Intravenous Vitamin drips to boost the immune system, treat nutritional deficiencies and metabolic disorders

At Advance Medical Centre it is our goal to assist our patients in reaching their optimal health level. With modern diagnostic equipment and highly experienced medical doctors we diagnose and treat our patients with care. Our intravenous vitamin drip treatments help strengthen the immune system, to fight infections, treat nutritional deficiencies, and bio-chemical abnormalities such as Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, Gout, Renal abnormalities to support physical wellbeing. Vit C, D, B, Magnesium and multi-vitamin combinations support the immune system, energy levels and organ functionality. Each patient is treated uniquely according their individual nutritional requirements, after proper diagnosis by a medical doctor. […]

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Being grumpy may mean you need your hormone levels checked, especially if you are male

As we age our hormone levels drop leading to uncomfortable side effects and mood disorders that affect our health and relationships. At Advance Medical Centre we offer hormone replacement treatment for men with low testosterone levels. The benefits of Testosterone include increased muscle tone, increased libido, better sleep, less grumpiness, feeling less depressed and an overall feeling of well-being. Doctor’s advise that men over the age of 45 have their hormone levels checked. Click on this link for an interesting article about how hormone deficiency can affect a man’s mood, or just watch the video to get an idea. https://www.ladbible.com/community/interesting-heres-why-men-get-grumpier-as-they-get-older-20180216?fbclid=IwAR1VPZsxMhU3h8a_uz5rVeh_nwHGBH0vwLKzqZC5ECmCmj3zvX4WgmTwa6A

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Colon cancer screening – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month

To support our patients for Colorectal Cancer awareness month of March, Advance Medical Centre is offering gastoscopies and colonoscopies with no co-payments. Colon Cancer can be prevented and treated if detected early. It is the second most common cancer found in women and the third most common cancer in men and having colonoscopy and cancer screening can save lives.Doctors advise that a Colon cancer screening is done at least every 5 years from the age of 45. Signs and symptoms of colon cancer include: a persistent change in your bowel habits, including diarrhoea or constipation or a change in the […]

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How to prevent infection and spreading of Corononavirus

Here are some tips on how to prevent spreading and infection by practicing good hygiene. It is important to wash your hands thoroughly as demonstrated in the video. Keep social distance by not getting closer than one and a half meters from other people, and keep away from people who are coughing as airborne viruses like Coronavirus and the flu can be spread by coughing and sneezing. Practice good personal hygiene and wash your hands regularly. Avoid touching the face, especially the nose, mouth and eyes to prevent a virus from entering the body.It is recorded that while the Coronavirus […]

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Take action now to prevent the risk of being infected by the Coronavirus (CoV19)

By now everyone is aware of the dangerous Corona Virus (2019-nCov) that was first reported by The WHO (World Health Organisation) on 31 December 2019, when a cluster of pneumonia cases were reported in Wuhan City, in Hubei Province of China, and later confirmed as being the Novel Corona Virus (2019-nCoV). The virus quickly spread to other places in China at a rapid rate and to keep up with gastronomical healthcare demand, it was reported that China built two new hopsitals in a time period of 10 days! There are currently 132 South Africans in Wuhan who are going to […]

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