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Category Archives: Optimal Health & Wellbeing

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Stress Connection Written by Dr Arien van der Merwe MBChB FRSPH MISMA NHA Medical doctor, Author, Medical Specialist: Health & Wellbeing   The connection between stress and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) The exact cause of IBS remains uncertain, but the following trends that might help people make sense in finding possible read more…

Health Awareness The Importance of Health Screenings Health screenings can identify and assess the following health risks: diabetes, metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol, overweight and obesity, osteoarthritis, cancer, heart disease, chronic inflammation, depression, etc. Dr Arien herself is an example of why regular health screenings are so important. A very unpleasant surprise awaited her when she did read more…

Inflamm-Ageing It’s the current buzzword in the anti-ageing world. We explore the way chronic inflammation accelerates ageing and how to slow things down – Lynne Gidish The word “inflammation” comes from the Latin word “inflamatio”, which means “to inflame or set on fire”, explains Dr Arien van der Merwe, owner of Healthy Living Space in Pretoria (www.drarien.co.za). Click here for page 1 of Dr read more…

Heart Healing in a Nutshell Sanskrit: Anahata, meaning flawless, unstruck or unbeaten (Joseph Campbell likens this unstruck vibration to the humming of an electrical transformer, or the unheard – to our ears – humming of atoms and molecules) And the day came when the need to remain closed became more painful than the risk to read more…

Inflammation: Both friend and foe Click here to read Dr Arien’s article in Destiny Magazine As foe, the common denominator present in all chronic degenerative diseases The word ‘Inflammation’ comes from the Latin word ‘inflamatio’, which means to inflame, to set on fire.  Chronic inflammation is the fuel that flames the fire of today’s chronic read more…

Holistic, Integrative Approach to Cancer Written by Dr Arien van der Merwe MBChB FRSPH MISMA NHA Medical doctor and author who specialises in holistic, integrative medicine In recent years oncology (the study and treatment protocols of cancer) has developed into various sub- specialities, becoming more and more intricate. A patient may need a surgical oncologist to read more…

Natural Remedies to Counterbalance and Prevent the Side Effects of Chemotherapy  Written by: Dr Arien van der Merwe MBChB FRSPH MISMA NHA Herbal Remedies and Micronutrients Herbal remedies can help relieve side effects of chemotherapy (most common are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fatigue, hair loss, anaemia, lack of energy and despondency or full blown depression), while supporting read more…

Natural Remedies to Counterbalance and Prevent the Side Effects of Chemotherapy  Written by: Dr Arien van der Merwe MBChB FRSPH MISMA NHA Herbal Remedies and Micronutrients Herbal remedies can help relieve side effects of chemotherapy (most common are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fatigue, hair loss, anaemia, lack of energy and despondency or full blown depression), while supporting read more…

Travel Lightly by Letting Go Make this Year Different According to various sources, 2015 is set to be a year of lightness, peace and abundance. Let each one of us become the ‘change we want to see in the world’: love and peace starts with an inner intention and heart focus. Rather than the impossible read more…

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