Call Us Today! +27 (0) 11 470 1000|info@linkpharmacy.co.za

Breast Cancer: Early detection for women and men

According to an article in support of Breast Cancer Awareness, the SA Government says that breast cancer among South African women is increasing. They go on to say that early detection can lead to effective treatment and a positive prognosis. They urge women to regularly self-examine their breasts and go for regular mammograms as both [...]

By |2019-10-01T09:53:35+02:00October 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

What is hay fever? What causes it?

Swiss herbal company A Vogel say that broadly, hay fever is caused by the immune system reacting to pollen from flowers, trees and grasses. Hay fever season is often regarded as a spring and early summer problem but many South African sufferers can experience the allergy year-round with trees flowering at different times. September is however [...]

By |2019-09-19T11:48:08+02:00September 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Care for your heart every day

Information provided by The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa provides some motivation to reduce the risk of CVD (cardiovascular disease) when one considers that: After HIV/ AIDS, heart disease and strokes are South Africa’s biggest killers. Every hour in South Africa, 5 people suffer heart attacks and 10 people have strokes. More South Africans [...]

By |2019-08-30T08:19:41+02:00August 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Make check-ups an immovable date

Whether you’re a mom who puts her children first or running hard in a career (often, both), make a decision to put your health on your calendar. Listen to your body’s signals and don’t miss out on your check-ups. Further, tailor your check-ups to reflect who you are. Plan your check-ups According to Harvard Health, [...]

By |2019-08-01T09:51:28+02:00August 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Give him a nudge

Men must take more responsibility for their health The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that, compared to women, men go less frequently to the doctor and report unmet health-care needs less. On top of this, men demonstrate unhealthier smoking practices, unhealthier dietary patterns, higher alcohol consumption levels and a higher rate of injuries than women. [...]

By |2019-05-30T15:52:43+02:00May 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Protect non-smokers

Every person should be able to breathe tobacco-smoke-free air. While the drive is to encourage and help smokers to quit, it is worth understanding the impact of second-hand or environmental tobacco smoke. According to WHO (World Health Organisation), there are more than 4 000 chemicals in tobacco smoke, of which at least 250 are known [...]

By |2019-04-30T08:33:22+02:00April 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Will you be in better health next month?

Every month should be diabetes and blood pressure "month" - find out the symptoms and think about being screened or tested. 1. DIABETES The WHO (World Health Organisation) estimates that diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in 2016. While the cause of Type 1 Diabetes is not currently known nor preventable, the majority [...]

By |2019-04-02T10:00:31+02:00April 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

The facts, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) which affects the lungs. TB is spread from person to person through the air. When people with lung TB cough, sneeze or spit, the TB germs are propelled into the air and people inhaling it can become infected. Key facts TB is one of the top 10 [...]

By |2019-03-01T11:39:19+02:00March 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Beat the trend in 2019

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa, 80% of heart diseases and strokes that happen before the age of 70 years can be prevented by living a healthy lifestyle and treating conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Given the fact that the lifestyles of South Africans are steadily [...]

By |2019-01-31T10:51:53+02:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.