Anxiety can be a disorder – when it is irrational, excessive, persistent, and interferes with your daily life.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in Australia. Nearly one in 10 people will experience some type of anxiety disorder in any one year - around one in 12 women and one in eight men.
Attention All Men: Have You Had Your Prostate Checked?
Yes, we’ve all heard about prostate disease – there are plenty of jokes about the rectal examination that your doctor might do to check your prostate gland. But it’s no joking matter.
End The Decay - Tips To Maintain Your Mouth
That sparkling smile is not just part of a pretty face, but it’s also a strong sign of good health. Scientific research has recognised the link between teeth and gum health, and many chronic diseases including heart disease and cancer.
Incontinence – More Common than You Think
Incontinence is the term used to describe any accidental or involuntary loss of urine from the bladder (urinary incontinence) or bowel motion, faeces or wind from the bowel (faecal or bowel incontinence).
Different coughs require different treatment...but what’s the difference?
Winter has well and truly arrived, and along with colder weather, it has brought an increase in the spread of colds and flus. And while it is not unusual for the common cold or influenza (the flu) to cause you to develop an annoying winter cough, it is important to realise that certain types of coughs can be more serious and may require medical attention.
Dry Eye and Conjunctivitis Explained
The eyes are one of our most vital sensory organs, and possibly the most overworked organ of our body in the modern world – with changing climatic conditions, excessive screen exposure from digital technology, and irritants from pollution.
Is Your Brain Telling You Something is Wrong?
Did you know that brain cancer was the 17th most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia last year? That’s nearly 2000 new cases found in 2018. And after receiving the diagnosis, only 1 in 5 people will survive 5 years.
Is Your Body Talking to You?
We’ve all heard about breast cancer – the second most common cancer to affect women. If you found a lump in your breast that wasn’t there before, then most of us would recognise this as a warning sign and see a doctor.
You Are What You Eat… And Do
Healthy eating is essential for you and your family’s good health, growth and longevity. Eating well and moving more helps you to feel better, look better and enjoy life more. And it has the added benefit of warding off many chronic diseases.