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12 tips to stay healthy over the holiday season

Christmas is traditionally a time for making merry, drinking too much and eating way in excess of your own body weight! But it doesn’t have to be that way. The main risks to overindulgence can be avoided. You can keep a little healthier than you normally would at this time of year. Simply follow the

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Asthma & Allergy
Physical Health

Asthma & Allergy Season 2018

October 1st saw the beginning of Asthma and Allergy season. But can the weather really affect a person’s asthma? The short answer is yes it certainly can. Weather conditions of different types can bring on asthma symptoms. They can also worsen mild symptoms and trigger a potentially lethal attack. Some people’s asthma symptoms get worse

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What is epilepsy
Physical Health

What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy comes in a range of conditions and is not just one ‘condition’. In short it is a form of brain disorder which cause convulsive or not convulsive seizures. There are many types of Epilepsy and many types of seizures. 10% of the population will experience a seizure while 3-4% will go on to be

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Physical Health

Caring for your family

Caring and family-focused general practice a boon for new locals. Moving from one area to another is a huge life decision. The need to re-organise so many things you would normally take for granted. One of the biggest decisions you will need to make is what doctor you will register with in your new area.

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Physical Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Australian women, affecting more than 15,000 Australians each year. Researchers are discovering how and why breast cancers start. This extensive research is helping to advance better treatments for breast cancer. Breast cancer research Current Breast cancer research is focussing on:

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Physical Health

Botox Vs Fillers – What’s the Difference?

The line between Botox and fillers can sometimes seem blurred. The differences between the two are not obvious. We have broken down how they differ, and the important questions to ask before considering treatment. Here’s the Botox vs fillers lowdown… BOTOX: What is Botox and how does it work?  Botulinum toxin is a natural, purified

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Working Tradies
Physical Health

August – It’s All About The Tradie!

Did you know that August is all about the Tradie? These heroes push their bodies to extremes. They do this in order to squeeze into small spaces, bend around corners and stretch to impossible heights. All this in an attempt to deliver the product or service that we have hired them for. Plumbers, Electricians, Cabinetmakers.

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Diabetic Awareness Week 2018
Physical Health

Diabetic Awareness Week

This year’s Diabetes Awareness Week is happening between the 9th and 16th July and we wanted to encourage you to come along and see a Doctor if you are concerned about Diabetes. Below you will find some of the facts: Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune condition in which the immune system

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Coughs and colds
Physical Health

Coughs, colds and ear infections in children

It is extremely common for young children to get an occasional cough, or a cold, even an annual ear infection. We have put together this text on the most common childhood ailments and some tips on how to treat them. If you are in doubt however you should visit your doctor. Coughs A cough is

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