Get Rid Of Headaches
Bona|November 2017

All you need to know about headaches and migraines, as well as tips on how to ease the pain without taking pills.

Grace Mantjiu

Headaches and migraines are major causes of illness and disability. They affect up to 10 million South Africans and an estimated 20% of the global population, according to the Migraine World Summit, held earlier this year. It also noted that migraines are under-diagnosed, under-treated and under-funded disorders experienced by a billion people worldwide, and that headache-related illnesses take a huge toll on production and the economy. Additionally, the Journal of Headache and Pain states that migraines affect more women than men. This is due to women’s natural hormonal fluctuations.

HEADACHES VS MIGRAINES

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM BONAView All

Damage At Work: Who Pays?

What happens when you damage company property or property that belongs to your employer? Are you liable for the costs?

5 mins read
Bona
June 2020

Safety Tips When Driving With Kids

The roads we drive on can be quite treacherous. Car safety is not only limited to you as a driver, but also your passengers including your children. Vuyi Mpofu gives us six safety tips that you must abide by.

3 mins read
Bona
June 2020

The Impact Of The Coronavirus

When COVID-19 hit South Africa, it came as no surprise that the virus would impact vulnerable communities such as townships and rural areas the hardest. The frequently asked questions since then have been whether the government has given enough information and resources to the people in disadvantaged areas or not. Everson Luhanga investigates further.

5 mins read
Bona
June 2020

Financially Surviving Covid-19

Our finance guru, Sinesipho Maninjwa, shares advice on how you can navigate and survive the financial impact of the coronavirus.

9 mins read
Bona
June 2020

All I Want Is A Baby

Trying to conceive with no success, and undergoing fertility treatment can take its toll on your relationship. This is the reality for many couples, and yet it remains a taboo subject.

4 mins read
Bona
June 2020

THE TRUTH ABOUT - feminine hygiene products

Despite numerous attempts by medical professionals to debunk the need for feminine hygiene products, numerous women still use them. Lethabo Nxumalo finds out why and if they are truly putting you at risk.

4 mins read
Bona
June 2020

THREE GENERATIONS OF MTOBA women

Linda Mtoba (27) is a mom, and she’s extremely happy about it. She chats to Amanda Mtuli about her pregnancy and what motherhood has taught her thus far. She also introduces us to her beautiful daughter, Bean. We are lucky to have the matriarch of the family, Linda’s mother Celiwe Mtoba (47), present during the interview. She lovingly gushes over her first grandchild while giving us insight into what it was like raising Linda.

9 mins read
Bona
June 2020

THE OLDER SIBLING Blues

Expecting the arrival of your bundle of joy may be exciting for you and your partner, but might not be so thrilling for your older child. Experts say kids sometimes struggle to accept the changes that a newborn brings. Fundiswa Nkwanyana spoke to some of them to help you prepare your firstborn for the new family member.

4 mins read
Bona
June 2020

Owning THE SPOTLIGHT

Film and TV star Fulu Mugovhani (29), currently graces our screens as Noli on the M-Net series, Still Breathing. The former Scandal! actress talks about getting into showbiz and lessons learnt on and off the stage.

2 mins read
Bona
June 2020

Life After losing a child

A parent’s worst fear is the death of a child. And, when that fear becomes a reality, grief becomes unbearable and acceptance seems impossible. Four readers share intimate details of their journeys.

8 mins read
Bona
June 2020
RELATED STORIES

What's New with Omega-3s

A string of recent studies adds more evidence supporting the benefits of omega-3 fats EPA and DHA. Found in fish and fish oil supplements, these two omega-3s are also in vegan supplements made from algal oil.

2 mins read
Better Nutrition
September 2021

CENTERFOLD

PERFORMANCE GEAR LAID BARE

2 mins read
Maximum PC
September 2021

MYTHS AND TRUTHS OF Nightshades

Public perception about nightshades is often negative but there are many benefits to these fruits and vegetables. The majority of the negative effects only occur to a small population of people. The benefits of this group of vegetables outweigh the negative effect only a small group have.

4 mins read
Natural Solutions
June 2021

Medicinal Botox?

You probably know about the cosmetic benefits of Botox and its use in antiaging protocols, but research published in Current Sports Medicine reported that it also may be an effective treatment for sports injuries such as plantar fasciitis, compartment syndrome and tennis elbow.

1 min read
Oxygen
Summer 2021

HOW NATUROPATHIC DOCTORS TREAT TOXIN EXPOSURE

IF YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT STARTING A DETOX REGIMEN, IT PAYS TO CONSULT AN EXPERT FIRST.

4 mins read
Better Nutrition
March 2021

HEALING PAWS

A Service Canine, A Veteran, and the Journey Back From the Edge

4 mins read
Central Florida Health News
March 2021

Children's Sleep: The Good Night Guide

DR. GARIMA GARG SETH is a pediatrician with a mission to help children learn good sleep habits. Here she explains to us what that means, and how as parents we can provide the best possible environment for children to develop a healthy sleep lifestyle.

7 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
January 2021

Immune-Boosting Winter Salad

Cold weather doesn’t have to mean heavy, dense meals. This light-and-lively salad is proof.

3 mins read
Better Nutrition
December 2020

ARE YOUR “MYSTERY SYMPTOMS” REALLY LYME DISEASE?

If you’re exhausted, have joint or muscle pain that’s migrating throughout your body, memory issues, headaches, and/or suffer from an “atypical” condition—you might have Lyme disease and not know it.

6 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

KEEP SUMMER SOUND WITH THESE SUPPLEMENTS

After many weeks of staying at home, the effects of stress, inactivity, and indulging in comfort foods may be taking a toll on your health.

5 mins read
Natural Solutions
Summer 2020