It’s ok to seek help. Sadly, men take their own lives at four times the rate of women. MensLine Australia is a great resource to help support Australian men who are struggling to deal with a range of issues and offer practical strategies to help navigate through tough situations. For more information contact 1300 78 99 78 or visit www.mensline.org.au
What is influenza?
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a respiratory viral infection that can cause serious complications, particularly in young children, older adults and people with certain medical conditions. Symptoms of influenza usually occur 1 to 3 days after infection and may include sudden onset of fever, chills, cough, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, severe tiredness and loss of appetite.
It’s hard to argue against the benefits of eating your vegetables. But how good is drinking your vegetables?
Head lice is an itchy condition, affecting many people, in particular children, worldwide. While head lice may cause some mild irritation, thankfully the lice are more of a nuisance and don’t spread bugs that make us sick.
Countless publications and articles discuss the association and direct link between weight and certain health risks. Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnoea, fatty liver, knee osteoarthritis, infertility and reflux are just part of the long list of ailments associated with obesity.
This month provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.
The prostate is a small walnut-sized reproductive gland that is located just below the bladder in men. It sits around the urethra, and is responsible for the production of most of the fluid that makes up semen. The three most common diseases that affect the prostate include Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Prostatitis (inflammation) and Prostate Cancer.