Medical Brochure Category: Over 50s

Shingles

Shingles is caused by varicella zoster virus (VZV), which is the same virus that causes chickenpox.1 

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Father and daughter walkin on the beach under a blue umbrella. Metaphor for Basal cell carcinoma, skin cancer and skin lesions

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is a very common skin cancer, especially in sunny climates like South Africa’s. Sun exposure causes basal cell carcinoma, and it appears

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Osteoarthritis

Did you know? (11) Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of arthritis and a major cause of disability in people aged 65 years and older.

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Dementia

Dementia is the umbrella term for a range of progressive neurological disorders affecting brain functioning. Amongst these are Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Body disease,

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Arthritis

Joint pain, stiffness, and restricted movement are all characteristics of Osteoarthritis (OA) and could undoubtedly cause a decline in the function of joints.

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