All posts tagged: depression

The health benefits of sleeping with your dog

If you have a dog you likely know that sleeping with your dog can provide comfort and a feeling of safety. However, did you know that there are actual physical benefits to sleeping with your pup? Many studies have been done regarding sleeping with your dog. One found that being in the presence of our

[Infographic] Be more mindful at work

Let’s face it, most of our jobs can get pretty hectic every now and again. For some, their job is like a roller coaster with ups and downs, others feel that their jobs are more like a constant free fall into an endless abyss and others have switched over to a smile of denial with

Kindness and your health

As you all know, Salvagente not only sells ozone saunas, we are also advocates for healthy living and overall wellness. Ozone therapy is a great, non-invasive way to improve your overall health and wellness. Ozone therapy has shown to reduce stress, anxiety and depression, to name a few. “How is this possible?” you may ask,

Easiest Mental Health Hack – Stay Hydrated

Most people understand that diet and sleep schedules have a profound impact on mental health. Fewer people seem to understand that hydration, or the amount of fluids you consume, also has a profound impact on mental function and mental health. If you struggle with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues, taking the time to ensure

Meditation & Combatting Mental Health Problems

Approximately one-third of South Africans live with some form of mental disorder according to Professor Dan Stein from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cape Town. Mental health disorders can be deadly but due to a very unfortunate stigma attached to it, many patients refrain from getting the treatment they require. Despite there being a number of

Ozone Therapy and Stress & Anxiety

In the world we live in today, each and every one of us will suffer from stress or anxiety at one point or another. Some of us will experience this for a short period of time and others will experience it on a regular basis. Because stress and anxiety is directly related to each individual’s

Ozone Therapy and Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder that is characterised by recurrent unprovoked seizures. These seizures are transient signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal, excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. About 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy at any one time. Epilepsy is usually controlled, but not cured, with medication, although surgery may

High blood pressure and Ozone Therapy

Hypertension, commonly referred to as “high blood pressure” or HTN, is a medical condition in which the blood pressure is chronically elevated. While it is formally called arterial hypertension, the word “hypertension” without a qualifier usually refers to arterial hypertension. Hypertension can be classified as either primary or secondary. Primary hyper-tension indicates that no specific

Over or Under Active Thyroid: How Ozone Therapy can help

Hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) The ability of Hypothyroidism to mimic a number of medical conditions originates in the vast functions of the thyroid hormones, which are reduced or absent in this case. The functions of thyroid hormones include modulation of carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, vitamin utilisation, mitochondrial function, digestive process, muscle and nerve activity,

The Do’s and Don’ts for a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep affects how we perform during the day, how we look, how we feel and can have a major impact on our overall health. According to the dictionary sleep is; “A condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive,