Leading specialists take real-life, practical skin and health concerns and arm you with the facts – Simple.

Why is my Hair Falling Out and What Can I Do?

Losing hair is distressing!

There are many types of hair loss. Some varieties are associated with patchy hair loss and some with more diffuse hair loss. Let’s take a closer look at a typical hair loss type causing diffuse loss of hair called – telogen effluvium.

Learn WHAT it is, WHY it happens and WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT!

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The Dairy Debate

Unfortunately, the existing science on the health benefits of dairy is about as unclear as a glass of milk!

Think about all the components of a dairy product – its fat content;, micronutrient density, added sugar, additives or sweeteners; number of live probiotic bacteria…

Think about how that dairy product has been processed and where it is coming from…

With all these considerations, it’s no surprise that studies reveal conflicting results! Let’s take a deep dive into dairy and decide whether it is a health food or a health risk.

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Don’t let your Hands Give Away your Age.

You work hard to look youthful: you cover up your gray hair, apply anti-aging creams and protect your face with sunscreen and wide-brimmed hats when you’re outside. But, you neglect your hands, and just like that… you’ve revealed your true age!

If your hands already look older than you’d like them to, it’s not too late. Most problems can be treated to bring back a more youthful appearance. Our skincare and laser specialist, Cherie Cochrane, takes a look at the best cosmetic treatments out there:

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A Sneak Peek into Dr Sedicka’s Personal Medicine Cabinet

We’re living in the 21st Century – a time filled with all sorts of demands that cause multiple changes in our bodies.

Not only does Dr Sedicka strive to have beautiful skin, but also to shine and to have a sparkle in her eye. Supporting health and cultivating balance is her motto and supplements are one of her secrets to achieving this.

Keep reading for a sneak peek into Dr Sedicka’s PERSONAL medicine cabinet and find out what our integrative doctor’s top nutraceuticals are!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Threading

Does a minimally invasive alternative to a face lift sound too good to be true?

Enter thread lifts. It’s used to treat sagging of the face to create a lifting, tightening effect and to rejuvenate the skin. They can even lift and shape the nose and are a fantastic alternative to pinning back ears surgically.

Interested? Keep reading for more info.

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Covid19 and the Increased Rise of Physical Pain

Stress headaches are on the rise (surprise!) but Kevin is here to give you coping strategies to EXPLAIN and CONTAIN the PAIN.

Covid19 has undoubtedly had a major impact on our lives – physically, mentally and emotionally – so it comes with little surprise that it has brought about an increase of neck pain, headaches and jaw pain. This trend seems to have been brought about by a combination of poor ergonomics, a rise in sedentary behavior and of course… elevated stress levels!

Learn the top 6 coping strategies to rein in the pain!

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Leading Covid Vaccines explained – Decoding the Crown Jewels

As Sisonke, SA’s national vaccine rollout programme, is being implemented in healthcare workers across the country, much needed hope has been brought to the whole country.

But what is its efficacy? How safe is it? What about our SA 501Y.V2 variant?

Keep reading as we decode the ‘crown jewels’ of the coronavirus vaccines.

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Safe Beauty ABCs – Why we need to be reading Ingredient Labels

Confused what ‘Clean Beauty’ means? Yup, that’s totally understandable. With no clear regulations around this term, it can be tricky to figure out, because “clean” and “natural” (the other word that’s become ubiquitous in beauty marketing) can mean a lot of different things. That’s because there’s still no standard definition.

Clean beauty is more than being paraben-free. It is skincare that is good for your skin, good for you and good for the environment.

Still confused? That’s why I prefer to talk about ‘Safe Beauty’ rather than ‘Clean beauty’. We want to be using skincare that is safe regardless of whether it is natural or synthetic.

Let’s clarify further by looking at my Safe Beauty ABCs

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A Dermatologist’s Guide to the ‘Red Face’

More than just a healthy glow?

Dealing with sensitive, redness-prone skin is not simple or straightforward. Half the things you’re told are “safe for sensitive skin” aren’t at all, and the more products you try out, the worse it gets.

Here are some reasons you might be experiencing facial redness (spoiler: not every red face is rosacea!) and some practical tips to implement at home if this is something you struggle with.

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The Complexities of Coffee

Did you know that your wake-me-up cuppa this morning contained over 1000 different compounds?

Learn what they are and why it is not easy to make a blanket statement as to whether coffee is good for YOU or bad.

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How to improve your skin’s texture

Is your skin feeling course, rough, dry, or even dull?

If so, its highly likely that this is as a result of excess dead skin cells that have built up on the surface of your skin.

What can you do about it?

You’re in luck at Atlantic Dermatology and Laser, a division of TASH360! We have a few amazing treatments on offer that will reset the aging clock, and give you the smooth & soft skin we are all looking for!

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The Real Truth behind the Most Common Sunscreen Myths I hear from my Patients

It’s not a myth that UV rays damage your skin: skin cancer aside, think wrinkling, broken capillaries and pigmentation.

So sunscreen is my no. 1 year-round skincare staple. Summer, winter, indoors and outdoors – but it is the skincare product most shrouded in controversy. Here are some of the most common statements I hear from my patients around this topic and the real truth based on scientific evidence. So hold on to your zinc oxide – we are about to do some myth-busting!

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This is why with The TASH360 Life, we bring you bite-sized information about wellness, skin and beauty delivered straight to your inbox.

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