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Coping with depression at work

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think, and behave, and can lead to various emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities and sometimes feel like life isn't worth living. 1 Jul 2022 Read more

Intercare 20 years celebration

I've been on a long and incredible journey and I cannot contain my excitement in reaching an especially important milestone. 1 Jun 2022 Read more

Smoking increases anxiety and tension

You have heard how quitting smoking can improve your physical health, but you may continue because you believe smoking reduces your stress and anxiety. It is not necessarily true. 29 Apr 2022 Read more

How to improve your work-health balance

Your task list is growing by the day, your wife is reminding you about the roof leak for the sixth time, and the laundry is stacking up. If you feel overwhelmed by the number of things you still need to do, you are not alone. 1 Apr 2022 Read more

Tips for dealing with endometriosis at work

Endometriosis is a painful condition that occurs when tissue similar to the uterus lining (womb) grows outside of the uterus. This condition involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue lining the pelvis and severely impacts women's quality of life. 1 Mar 2022 Read more

Creating positive healthcare experiences

Children don't necessarily look forward to going to a doctor or dentist. Consider these steps for putting their anxiety at ease - as well as yours. How do we create a positive healthcare experience? 1 Feb 2022 Read more

Tips for a healthier lifestyle

The journey to a healthier lifestyle can be overwhelming, but if you break it down into smaller steps, it becomes more manageable. A popular method to form healthy habits is called the 21/90 rule. Commit to a personal goal for 21 days. By then, that goal would have become a habit. Once you have formed a habit, you continue to do it for another 90 days to become part of your lifestyle. Break the 90 days down further into your own 3-day rule. Focusing on and follow a specific habit for three days. Then you introduce a new habit while you also continue with the previous one. The focus should be on sustainability, and that is why we follow 3-day steps. 3 Jan 2022 Read more

Holiday blues. It's the season to be jolly?

Are you looking forward or dreading the festive season? Holidays are supposed to be a joyful time for fun, happiness, and celebrations. But even in years without a global pandemic, many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of being a season of joy, some may experience 'holiday blues' with increased stress, feelings of loneliness, depression, and anxiety. 1 Dec 2021 Read more

Diabetes and periodontal disease

Uncontrolled diabetes and periodontal (gum) disease are primary causes of disability and important predictors of increased health costs, serious complications and poor quality of health. Both conditions are very common and go largely unnoticed by a large sector of the population. Diabetes affects an estimated 8-10% of the South African population. 2 Nov 2021 Read more

Periodontitis - the silent killer!

What is Periodontitis? 1 Oct 2021 Read more

Launch of Intercare Castle Gate Medical and Dental Centre

We are delighted to announce the opening of the Intercare Castle Gate Medical and Dental Centre on 3 September 2021. This facility is the latest addition to the network of Intercare healthcare facilities and is located in the Castle Gate Lifestyle Centre in the Waterkloof Ridge area, Pretoria. Defined by our promise of "a great health care experience altogether", our network of 24 medical and dental centres and nine hospitals around the country, has irrevocably changed the way more than a million people per year experience healthcare in their daily lives. 31 Aug 2021 Read more

More than a woman

The 21st-century woman has achieved milestones her foremothers couldn't fathom. 2 Aug 2021 Read more

The importance of a Pap Smear

A Pap Smear is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. It is done by collecting cells from your cervix - the lower, narrow end of your uterus that is at the top of the vagina. 1 Jul 2021 Read more

More than a six pack

What media and popular culture serve men as 'Health' and masculinity often entails chiselled triceps and excessive use of protein supplements. However, several not-so-glamorous health topics are rarely discussed as men grow from boys to men, yet the failure to do so could have dire consequences for men as seniors. 1 Jun 2021 Read more

Creating positive healthcare experiences

Children don't necessarily look forward to going to a doctor or dentist. Consider these steps for putting their anxiety at ease - as well as yours. 1 May 2021 Read more