Hirsch’s Ballito together with the iLembe Chamber held their monthly Woman in Business Networking event recently at the Ezulwine Guest house with guest speaker and Women’s Functional Health Specialist, Dr Mammekwa..
The topic was lifestyle medicine and how important it is to delve deeper into the cause of the ailment instead of being sent to the pharmacy with a grocery list of medication. “Women who practise healthy living are less likely to develop breast cancer after menopause as cancer is not only dependant on genes, but on lifestyle as well.
Most of today’s stresses are psychological rather than physical and can lead to hypertension, heart attacks and strokes” she said. All is not lost as the good doctor shared some tools to cope with the day to day stresses of life. “Low calorie, high nutrients diet, physical activity like Yoga, jogging or going for a walk combined with enough sleep will improve your overall health”.
The iLembe Chamber Margaret Hirsch Woman in Business monthly award was given to local HR specialist Chantal Kemp for her dedication to the community and the success she has achieved throughout her 14 years experience as a Human Recourse Consultant. She has started her own HR consulting business and is now assisting small business owners to grow and and safeguard their investments.