Man boobs are quite common. Changes in hormone during infancy, puberty and after the age of 50 can lead to the swelling, which can go away on its own or with medication. When it doesnt, sufferers can explore removing the excess fat through liposuction or surgery During high school Adam* was teased a lot. So much so that he stopped swimming and playing water polo, sports he thoroughly enjoyed. It pained him not to take part in interschool galas. And he never took his top off at the beach. The source of his embarrassment? His “moobs” or “man boobs”, jocular …Read More
A Profile of the risk factors for non-communicable disease among University of Cape Town Staff – written by Alexandra Royal Abstract Background: Non-communicable disease (NCD) is emerging as a major cause of morbidity and mortality associated with devastating social and economic consequences that are amplified in developing countries such as South Africa. The high burden of disease is distressing considering the primary cause can be prevented by altering modifiable risk factors. Therefore it is vital that NCD risk factors be profiled in order to optimally direct health promotion initiatives. Methods: UCT staff members (n=135) attending an annual health screening participated in …Read More
Photoaging affects virtually everyone but few people understand that photoaging involves a number of chemcial alterations in the skin that ultimately produce pigmentation, wrinkles, keratoses and skin cancer. Many clinicians are unaware of the chemical changes that are involved in photoageing and too many mistakenly believe glycolic acid and other Alpha Hydroxy Acids – (AHA) are the best way to treat it. By understanding the mechanism of damage we can learn how to mount a scientific attack on photoageing. Light consists of a whole spectrum of photons, which are “packets” of energy that vary according to their wavelength. Essentially light …Read More
As a Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon, there is variety in my work, ranging from the COSMETICS, such as breast augs, face lifts and lipo to the pro bono RECONSTRUCTIVE work, such as repairing...Read More
I am a registered dietitian with clinical experience and I currently run a private practice.
I aim to help people achieve health, improve performance and lead an energetic and healthy life...Read More