Home > Lifestyle Lifestyle All sections in Lifestyle » Diet and nutrition » Fitness » Man » Sex » Parenting » Woman » Contraception » Environmental Health » Health and Your Money » Healthy Home » Healthy Workplace » Mental Health » Pet Health » Stop Smoking » Street Drugs » Sun » Teen » Travel Health » Ageing well » Natural Health » Health tech » All lifestyle sections Morning exercise routines to get you in shape Why we need to take asthma more seriously Thousands of South Africans have asthma but don’t know they have it, and aren’t getting treatment – thereby putting themselves at great risk. Is your colleague an alcoholic? Knowing the signs of alcohol addiction is helpful for both employer and employee, as early detection makes it easier to provide assistance and increases the person's chances of recovery. How does the body respond to touching something hot? You might think that your body's rapid reaction to danger is pretty boring, but actually it represents a very clever exception to how your body normally works. Alcohol-related disease burden high in poorer countriesBorn drunk: Cape teen defies the evils of alcoholismAlcohol the most dangerous drug for kids Taverns flourish as drinking legislation stalls Alcohol remains a killer on the country's roads, and despite government proposals to curb drinking holes, taverns continue to flourish. Diet and your nervous system The importance of a healthy diet in the maintenance of the brain and nervous system should not be underestimated. Read DietDoc's comments. FDA warns make-up users about lead poisoning A beauty clay sold at major retail outlets may put users at risk for lead poisoning, the FDA warned and users are urged to stop using the product. Kids can get food allergies from donated bloodBlood and organ donation: What does Islamic law say?Ban on blood donations by gay men under scrutiny How you can share liquid love this Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a chance for us to show love and generosity and the South African National Blood Service is encouraging people to give blood, which is crucial for treating various illnesses. Do we really need to eat breakfast? We were all taught that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but now researchers are asking if we might not be better off skipping breakfast altogether. Residents suffer as drought rages on For thirsty Qwaqwa residents in the Free State, their next drink of water is more likely to come on wheels instead of from the tap as reservoir water levels run low. 7 pole dancing moves to shape your body Feast your eyes on the bodies of these chiseled pole athletes and learn how their dance moves shape their bodies. Former drinkers find social situations challengingPaying attention to your kids may curb their alcohol abuseAlcohol the most dangerous drug for kids Low-carb alcohol for Banters Trying to lose weight doesn't have to mean cutting out alcohol, dieters just need to be more careful about what it is they're drinking. Sugary drinks may increase belly fat Participants in a study group who drank at least one sugar-sweetened beverage every day showed the greatest increase in visceral fat over the next six years. Sign up with Health24, Sleekgeek UltimateYou 8-week challenge Health24 and Sleekgeek have joined forces to help South Africans meet their health goals and transform their bodies in just 8 weeks. Enter today and save! Do you really need to detox? A detox may sound like a good idea when you feel sluggish after the holidays, but it actually isn't always necessary. Ways to maintain a healthier you in 2016 It’s that time of year again, when millions of us strive to get fitter, lose weight, and control that sweet tooth once and for all. We have just the plan to make sure you stick to these resolutions. UltimateYou challenge Day:10 Walk 8,000 Steps Welcome to Day 10 of the Free 30-Day Ultimate You Healthy Habits Challenge brought to you by Sleekgeek and Health24! Why you may be struggling to lose weight While some people see great weight loss results when changing their diet and exercise plans, many struggle to attain – and then maintain – their ideal body weight, no matter what they try. Studies find that genes may be to blame. What do the stars predict for SA in 2016? Astrology isn't everyone's cup of tea, but we all know whether we’re Pisces or Sagittarius, and millions of people worldwide read their daily or weekly horoscope. Join our 30 DAYS OF HEALTHY HABITS Challenge Health 24 has teamed up with SleekGeek to bring you this short challenge that will give you one healthy habit to complete each day for 30 days, helping you become the Ultimate You. South Africans’ secret porn viewing habitsWhat’s SA’s most sugary drink?Bestiality is much, much more common than you think Sugary drinks - the top most read on Health24 The most sugary drinks that South Africans indulge in has topped the list of most read stories on Health24 in 2015. Check out what other stories readers found interesting. How to stick to your New Year's resolutions A psychologist suggests 5 tips to help you maintain your New Year's resolutions. Gay men may now also donate blood in SANo blood donations by gay menBan on blood donations by gay men under scrutiny A win for gays: US lifts ban on blood donations Gay and bisexual men who have abstained from sex for one year will now be allowed to donate blood in the United States. Baby dies after rat encounter at Indian hospitalBaby awaits surgery after rat attackFear rare fever outbreak in the Western Cape may spread US teen treated for rare rat-bite fever A 17-year-old was treated for a rare and serious condition after developing pain in her right hip and lower back that affected her ability to walk after being bitten by her pet rodent. Remember Heinz Winckler? He has advice for you. Singer, songwriter and former SA Idol winner, Heinz Winckler gives us a glimpse into his home and shares with us how his family stays happy and healthy. Healthy Christmas giftsChoosing Christmas giftsShop, but not till you drop Hot tech gifts for the holidays From replica phasers to food sniffers and Christmas-themed drones, wild and wacky gifts may thrive this season. advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Perfect parent » Parents boost kids' social skills Parent with ADHD? Why baby wakes at the night Top tips on parenting Browse through Health24's parenting guide for all you need to know about parenthood. Strong, healthy hair » 10 interesting facts about your hair Weird remedies for hair loss Causes of hair loss Healthy hair diet Sound nutrition can improve the health of your hair and give you lustrous locks.