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 'How my misdiagnosed type 1 diabetes nearly killed me' A Cape Town woman tells us how a misdiagnosis nearly killed her, and how challenging it is to manage her type 1 diabetes. FDA bans e-cig liquid products that look like snacks and candies Several manufacturers have been cited for illegally selling e-cigarette liquid products to minors. Stressed at work? Open office plan might help Maybe it's time to retire the office cubicle and go for open workspaces. Start exercising or you lose R30 a day – would you do it? What would it take to get you to exercise? Smokers at high risk of oral HPV and throat cancerQuitting smoking? Even a little exercise can help you stay slimWeight loss can combat irregular heart beat Smoking may boost irregular heart beat risk Smoking could raise your risk of developing a rapid heart rate. Here’s how vaping can cause cancerDo e-cigarettes damage blood vessels?E-cigarette industry prepared to work closely with government on tobacco laws Vaping can damage DNA, but will it cause cancer? E-cigarettes produce chemicals that can damage a person's DNA, the first step on a path that might lead to cancer, a new study reports. Here's what predicts a woman's odds of living till 90 Women whose mothers lived a long and healthy life have a good chance of doing the same, a new study suggests. How doctors can spot when you’re faking an illness It's one thing to cough and sniff in front of your parents or boss, but you need to realise that it's a completely different matter to fake an illness to an actual doctor. Germs grow on medical implants, but can they make you sick? Contrary to belief, implants are not completely sterile. When you insert a foreign body into the human body, you create a new habitat for bacteria. Can green, open spaces make you healthier? New research suggests that spending some time outdoors might be beneficial for your health. The hidden danger of your wire-bristle braai grill cleaner When accidentally ingested, wire bristles can cause injury and even lead to a surgical emergency. 'Bearded ladies' not just a circus sideshow Women with excessive facial hair are frowned upon by society. There are some women, however, who are not afraid to flaunt their hairy chins. Here's why you should stay with one doctor for life Being loyal to one doctor could help you live a longer and healthier life. How old can humans actually get? Humans may live longer and longer, but eventually we all grow old and die. This leads to a simple question: how old can humans actually get? Here's how dirty your keyboard and desk really are Your office space is swarming with all kinds of microorganisms. Poor workspace health could be the reason you're getting sick. How to tell if your dog is faking a cough In case you're wondering, yes, dogs can fake a cough. Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco New research has found hubbly bubbly/hookah responsible for over half of tobacco smoke inhaled by young people. Plastic surgery for men surging ahead Historically speaking, the majority of plastic surgery patients were women. However, the number of men going under the knife is rapidly increasing. Honey helps when kids swallow button batteries A new study found that honey works as a protective barrier between an ingested battery and human tissue. Are you ignoring endometriosis? Many women think the pain of endometriosis is normal menstrual discomfort and don't take symptoms seriously. Lifesavers: Meet two of SA’s most prolific blood donors The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service is currently experiencing a critically low blood stock level. However, there are people who are dedicated to donating blood and helping others. This is how easy it is to donate blood Want to donate blood, but not sure how the process works? We spoke to the Western Province Blood Transfusion Services to explain the process step-by-step. 9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past We take a look at some of the strange reasons why so many people smoked in the past. 'Period comfort walls' may soon be found in bathrooms What is the "warm wall" and how can it relieve period pain? Need motivation? Joel Stransky stood on the podium at the Cape Epic, a year after being in ICU A year after emergency facial surgery, Joel Stransky was challenging for the podium in the Grand Masters category at the 2018 Absa Cape Epic. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.