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Dr Maureen Allem

Skin Care Expert

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HI, I'm 26 and I'm struggling with a dark eye area. This started in my teen years and it doesn't go away. I have tried every product I can think of, changed my diet and I have enough rest. I'm not sure what could be the issue. Please could you assist?

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Bio

Dr Maureen Allem is a GP with a special interest in Aesthetic procedures and Integrative Anti-Ageing Medicine. She is also the founder and Medical Director of national group Skin, Body and Health Renewal and Oasis Spas, with 17 centres and four Oasis spas across South Africa's major cities in Johannesburg, Pretoria, the Western Cape and KZN. Anti-ageing treatments include non-surgical, anti-aging procedures, cellulite and weight loss programmes as well as body sculpting procedures. The ultimate aim of all consultations is to provide optimal health and to restore aesthetic beauty. Health Renewal appointments involves an hour long extensive medical consultation which includes hormonal balancing, nutraceutical supplements, intravenous support and detoxification treatments. Dr Maureen has seventeen Doctors working with her using the same techniques she has spent years honing. Dr Maureen frequently travels overseas to World Anti-Ageing Congresses and Laser Forums to stay abreast of the most up-to-date non-surgical procedures.

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Maurits Kruger

Sleep Expert

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Dr Maurits Kruger is a registered Homeopath and Iridologist with a special interest in Anti-aging and Functional medicine. He obtained his Masters degree in Homeopathy from the University of Johannesburg in 2006. Dr Kruger managed the Weleda pharmacy in Bryanston during his years as a student, and developed an intense passion for the practice of Functional and Anti-aging medicine during this time. He has been in private practice in Bryanston for nearly 10 years and has also worked as a consultant for a top nutraceutical manufacturer and importer for the past 6 years. As a consultant Dr Kruger regularly trained other Functional medicine doctors on specialized products and treatment protocols, and developed several effective treatment protocols himself. Dr Kruger is a member of the South African Society of Integrative Medicine (SASIM) and the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

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Dr Maricia Duvenage

Health Expert

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Dr. Maricia completed her MBChB degree at MEDUNSA and her two-year internship in Bloemfontein. It was during this time where she developed a strong interest in aesthetic medicine. She then decided to complete an introductory course in Botox and Fillers and fell deeply in love with the dynamic field. She moved to Kimberley in December 2015 and completed her community service in 2016 at the Kimberley Hospital Complex. She is a dedicated health enthusiast and especially takes pride in a healthy lifestyle as well as helping others to achieve the same. She struggled with many health issues during 2016 and could not find a single medical specialist who was able to explain what was wrong with her and how to treat it. She had to figure it out herself. It was through this journey where she came across many other women who dealt with the exact same problem and no one to help them. This made her realise that there has to be another way. There has to be a solution or place to look deeper into someone’s health and to solve imbalances that may occur. Along came The Renewal Institute. Their scope of practice is absolutely everything she is passionate about, everything her lifestyle involves and everything she lives to achieve every single day in her own life. Her goal is to dig deeper into wellness and health and to help people achieve balance and health. She wants people to feel great about themselves and to portray a health and beauty inside and outside. She is very excited about the promising future filled with opportunities to grow as a health ambassador at The Renewal Institute.

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