chronic illness

  • Will your chronic medication affect your pregnancy?

    Conditions

    Posted on 5 February 2019

    Most expectant moms would prefer sailing through pregnancy without having to take medication. However, sometimes high-risk pregnancies or chronic medication make that impossible. Dr Ameera Adam, an obstetrician and gynaecologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, sheds some light.

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  • Does chronic illness lead to depression?

    Conditions

    Posted on 30 July 2018

    Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is life-altering: it not only changes the way you think about your daily existence but can also cast a shadow over future plans. And yet so often we focus only on the physical effects of a long-term illness – to the detriment of our psychological well-being.

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