Age Management

Body Detox Myths

What is body detoxification? And how does it help the body? Detoxification is the process by which the body breaks down certain “toxins” in the body and renders it suitable for excretion, usually through the urine, faeces or through the skin via sweating.Majority of detoxification is carried out by the liver (95%). Detoxification is usually […]

Men-O-Pause

Is there a Man-o-Pause?

Menopause is a well-accepted phase in a woman’s life whilst there is still much ambiguity about andropause, a word used to describe the symptoms and signs in men due to a low testosterone level. Andropause, unlike the menopause, is not identified by clear symptoms such as stopping of menstrual periods, hot flushes and night sweats. […]

Menopause

Menopause

The menopause occurs when the number of eggs in a woman’s ovaries has reduced significantly. During egg development and ovulation, female hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone are produced. Testosterone is also produced in the ovary during the process of egg development. In menopause, the egg numbers are reduced to the point that these hormones […]