Blogs

19Feb

Sleep Apnoea: Signs you shouldn’t sleep through

It’s the middle of the night and a man sleeps. As he breathes, the muscles in his throat close. He is without air for anywhere between ten seconds to a minute….

19Feb

10 Quit Smoking Myths Busted

The majority of smokers plan to quit the habit, just not right now. There are lots of reasons people give for not quitting. We tracked down the 10 most common myths…

19Feb

How To deal with small burns

Does your burn need medical attention? So you’ve burnt yourself, firstly you need to distinguish whether it needs medical attention. This all depends on the size and depth of the burn….

19Feb

5 facts on dandruff

1.     What is dandruff? Dandruff is dry flaky skin built up on your scalp clumped together by oil. A problem arises, however, when it starts to get out of control. 2.     What causes…

19Feb

Tackling foot odour head-on!

Foot odour is a common problem, caused not only by poor hygiene, but also by excessive perspiration and the growth of bacteria on the foot. Even people with extremely good hygiene…

19Feb

What you need to know about Arthritis

Arthritis is the major cause of disability and chronic pain in Australia, with 3.85 million Australians affected at a cost of more than $23.9 billion each year. Though it is widely…

19Feb

All About Asthma

Asthma affects 1 in 10 Australians. It occurs when sensitive airways in the lungs react to triggers resulting in a ‘flare-up’. What is asthma? Asthma affects 1 in 10 Australians. It…

06Nov

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday : Nausea, Vomiting and Diarrhoea

When you’re daydreaming about your idyllic island holiday, chances are the image does not include you locked in the bathroom suffering from vomiting or diarrhoea. Unfortunately it is quite common for…

06Nov

Surprising Head Lice Myths

It’s back to school season, which means that the incidence of head lice is likely to increase over the next few months. Head lice can be extremely irritating for children and…

06Nov

Age Spots: Prevention and Treatment

Age spots are the result of years of exposure to ultraviolet light, meaning they usually occur in adults over the age of 50, but it is not uncommon for them to…

06Nov

7 Common Misconceptions about Acne

An estimated 80% of all people between 11 and 30 will have outbreaks of acne at some point in their lives, meaning the overwhelming majority of people are affected by acne….

06Nov

Everything you need to know about Nappy Rash

If your baby wears a nappy, chances are they will experience nappy rash at some point. Nappy rash is extremely common and can happen even when every care is taken to…