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Understanding cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease refers to heart disease (angina & heart attacks), stroke & disease affecting your vessels.

Medical Monday: What is “Text Neck”?

Yes, “Text Neck” is real!

Keeping children healthy this winter – Marc Davidowitz

Children can be very susceptible to getting sick, regardless of the season. The combination of their immature immune systems at times, increasing trend of inappropriate diets and the interaction with many viruses/bacteria at creches/schools all play a part.

The reality of Exercise – Know when to have an off day

The reality of exercise is that you don’t make progress when you work out – you actually make progress when you recover from the workout. Whilst we all love the endorphin rush after a good workout and can’t wait for the next session, it’s important to note that our rest days are as significant, if not the most significant days of our exercise programme.

Operating in Covid-19

So… Let’s get to the point about everything corona. For how many days have we been locked up? 1627952571934 days? Yes? No? We have also lost count.

Merchants

Mon: 09:00 - 20:00 
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 20:00
Sat: 09:00 - 20:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 20:00

Dis-Chem Pharmacy

What started out as just a pharmacy, has now incorporated many different product offerings. From baby care products, make up and fragrances to supplements, prescription medication and nutritional foods, Dis-Chem has it all.

First Floor Shop 06
021 430 2100
First Floor Shop 06
https://www.dischem.co.za
021 430 2100
Mon: 09:00 - 20:00
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 20:00
Sat: 09:00 - 20:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 20:00
Mon: 08:00 - 19:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 19:00
Sat: 08:00 - 19:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 08:00 - 19:00

Checkers

From tartlets to toiletries and everything in between, Checkers has everything under one roof. The Checkers supermarket in The Point Mall is one of the largest in Cape Town and offers a variety of products that make everyday living easier.

Ground Floor Shop 01
021 430 4680
Ground Floor Shop 01
https://www.checkers.co.za
021 430 4680
Mon: 08:00 - 19:00
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 19:00
Sat: 08:00 - 19:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 08:00 - 19:00
Mon: 09:00 - 18:00 
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 18:00
Sat: 09:00 - 14:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 14:00

Discovery Store

As one of South Africa’s leading medical aid and insurance providers, Discovery Health dominates the industry with its wide variety of product and service offerings.

Ground Floor Shop 05
021 527 1073
Ground Floor Shop 05
https://www.discovery.co.za
021 527 1073
Mon: 09:00 - 18:00
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 18:00
Sat: 09:00 - 14:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 14:00
Mon: 08:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Nick Groll Clinical Psychologist

Nick Groll is a UCT-trained Clinical Psychologist available to see adolescents and adults for psychotherapy, and children for play therapy.

Virtus Health & Medical, 3rd Floor
071 121 7022
Virtus Health & Medical, 3rd Floor
https://www.nickgroll.com/
071 121 7022
Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed
Mon: 08:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: 08:00 - 17:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 08:00 - 17:00

Tonkil Abramson Optometrist

Tonkil Abramson is the boutique optometrist that delivers world-class eye care with personalised service.

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Pathcare

PathCare is a specialist provider of expertise to help you determine or confirm medical diagnoses.

Mon: 08:00 - 18:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 18:00
Sat: 08:00 - 13:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 08:00 - 13:00

The Chiropractic Health Centre

At The Chiropractic Health Centre our holistic team of experienced hands-on therapists provide a natural alternative for you and your family.

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Bergman, Ross & Partners Radiology

The practice has an advanced IT infrastructure boasting state-of-the-art equipment within all the divisions. All practices are digitally interconnected allowing Radiologists to view imaging produced at distant sites.

Mon: 08:30 - 17:30 
Tues - Fri: 08:30 - 17:30
Sat: 08:30 - 12:00
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Virtus Medical

Committed to providing excellent service, Virtus Health & Medical offers a wide range of general health services all under one roof.

Mon: 09:00 - 17:30 
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 17:30
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Healthpoint Dr Srahan Brohpy GP

I am passionate about good quality healthcare, especially individualised patient care and general well-being across all age groups including children.

Mon: 08:00 - 18:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 18:00
Sat: 09:00 - 17:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 16:00

Wellness Warehouse

Wellness Warehosue is the leading speciality health and wellness retailer in South Africa, stocking everything you need to live life well.

Mon: 08:00 - 20:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 20:00
Sat: 08:00 - 20:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 19:00

Yemaya Hair & Spa

Yemaya, named after The African Goddess of the Ocean is a sensory space for men and women to escape from the stress and pressures of everyday life.

Second Floor Shop 14
021 439 2266
Second Floor Shop 14
https://www.yemaya.co.za/
021 439 2266
Mon: 08:00 - 20:00
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 20:00
Sat: 08:00 - 20:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 19:00
Mon: 08:30 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:30 - 17:00
Sat: 09:00 - 12:00
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Sorbet

The Sorbet brand built itself on everything that is related to rejuvenation, prettiness, and transforming body, mind and soul.

Second Floor Shop 17 & 18
021 433 1306
Second Floor Shop 17 & 18
https://www.sorbet.co.za/
021 433 1306
Mon: 08:30 - 17:00
Tues - Fri: 08:30 - 17:00
Sat: 09:00 - 12:00
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed
Mon: 08:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

OptiSmile Dental Care and Implant Centre

At OptiSmile Dentist in Sea Point, we are driven to optimise the appearance, comfort and function of your teeth and gums. Whether it’s a painless filling you need, cosmetic or reconstructive dentistry, or even just the magic touch of a gentle dental hygienist.

Third Floor Suite 303
087 702 6886
Third Floor Suite 303
https://optismile.co.za/
087 702 6886
Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed
Mon: 08:00 - 19:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 19:00
Sat: 08:00 - 19:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 08:00 - 19:00

Sorbet Drybar

Sorbet Drybar has been developed for you and your lifestyle, so we offer affordable blow-drys in a relaxed, funky environment, complete with in-salon entertainment to give you ‘that feeling’.

Mon: 08:00 - 18:00 
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 18:00
Sat: Appointments
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Apnisleep Apnea and Snoring Professionals

At ApniSleep, we are dedicated to providing you and your family with medically proven sleeping solutions so you can finally enjoy uninterrupted sleep, as well as all the other health benefits that come hand in hand.

Third Floor Suite 304
087 702 6885
Third Floor Suite 304
https://www.apnisleep.co.za
087 702 6885
Mon: 08:00 - 18:00
Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 18:00
Sat: Appointments
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed
Mon: 09:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: 09:00 - 13:00
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Reviv Medical Centre

REVIV Cape Town is your go-to place to make sure you are on top of your game and ready to enjoy the lifestyle Cape Town has to offer. The REVIV line up of hydrating IV therapies include Hydromax™, Ultraviv®, Megaboost®, Vitaglow® and Royal Flush™.

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00 
Tues - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: Closed
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Dr. Zoran Aleksic Ophthalmologist

Cataract, Laser, Retinal, Glaucoma, Eye Surgery and Eye Treatments Specialist.

Mon: 05:30 - 21:00 
Tues - Fri: 05:30 - 21:00
Sat: 06:00 - 19:00
Sun & Public Holidays: 07:00 - 15:00

BUC

As a member of BUC, you can enjoy a workout in a luxurious facility with breathtaking views of Lions Head and the Atlantic Ocean. Being a BUC member means that you enjoy access to a wide range of experts and facilities.

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