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  • Pregnancy Health Awareness Week
    February 12, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    Pregnancy Health Awareness Week

    In light of Pregnancy Awareness Week form 11 – 16 February, Mopani Pharmacy thought it to be the best time to strengthen pregnancy education and around important aspects that promote healthy pregnancy and safe motherhood. We had a sit-down with Sr Rinie, our Homegrown Babies Midwife at the Crossing Centre branch.
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  • Collagen – the mysterious anti-aging agent explained
    February 5, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    Collagen – the mysterious anti-aging agent explained

    Mopani Pharmacy had a chat with Dr Allison Blair, from Elan Healthstyle. Dr Blair is a general practitioner with a special interest in anti-aging and aesthetic medicine. Collagen supplementation has gained traction in the media in the last few years....

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  • One product, many purposes
    February 1, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    One product, many purposes

    You are wearing that dress you found crumpled in the back of the closet. It is not a colour you normally go for, but you like the shape. This means you will have to use a different shade of eyeshadow....

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  • Is your itchy scalp raising your hair?
    January 29, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    Is your itchy scalp raising your hair?

     Is your itchy scalp raising your hair? Having an itchy scalp can be frustrating and embarrassing. Here is what you can do to get some relief: Causes of an itchy scalp Before you can treat it, you should learn the...

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  • When conceiving is difficult
    January 28, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    When conceiving is difficult

    For the most part, conceiving happens naturally. Couples all around us are posting 4D scans and pictures of baby bumps on social media. For 10-15% of couples, it won’t happen naturally. Medical intervention is needed to help them conceive. Dr...

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  • Aging gracefully - hormone replacement therapy
    January 22, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    Aging gracefully - hormone replacement therapy

    As a woman, aging gracefully is no easy feat. It can however be achieved when you have the correct medical advice and guidance. Mopani consulted Dr Allison Blair from the Elan Healthstyle centre on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Dr Blair...

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  • Soothe your dry skin this summer
    January 20, 2021 Elbi Dippenaar

    Soothe your dry skin this summer

    Hot and dry air can have all sorts of effects on the body, one of the most prominent ones being dry, itchy, cracked skin. It is important to know when your skin is dry or just dehydrated. Dry skin will...

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  • Cosmetic dictionary – Cosmetic terms explained
    December 30, 2020 Elbi Dippenaar

    Cosmetic dictionary – Cosmetic terms explained

    It is getting harder to navigate through the beauty community, especially if you’re new to it. We have compiled a list of terms commonly used, and what they mean. Maskne Acne that develops as a result of your mask irritating...

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