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Are South Africans more stressed?

In South Africa, we have a high crime rate and a history of violence and patriarchy. This puts us at an especially high risk for stress.

How chronic stress causes behavioural problems

A team from the EPFL Brain Mind Institute has discovered an important synaptic mechanism: the activation of a cleaving enzyme, leading to behavioural problems connected to chronic stress.

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The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts

The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide.

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Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet

Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.