Making It Easier to Talk to Your GP About Mental Health

Posted on: 21 May 2018

There are times people dread going to see their doctor, often if they have embarrassing problems that make them feel self-conscious. It's not just sensitive physical complaints that can make people put off a doctor's visit, though. Another situation where you might find it difficult to get yourself to your GP is when you need to discuss your mental health. To get help with a mental health issue, general practitioners will normally be the first point of contact.
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4 Treatment Options For Thyroid Cancer

Posted on: 29 January 2018

Thyroid cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the thyroid gland. It affects the gland's production of hormones that assist the body in utilising energy causing weakness, fatigue and muscle aches among other problems. Although it is not a commonly occurring cancer, its incidence in Australia is increasing significantly. Here are some treatment options for thyroid cancer. 1.  Surgery The initial treatment for thyroid cancer in many cases is usually surgery.
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Clinical Pilates: Can It Help Your Lower Back Pain?

Posted on: 21 November 2017

If you suffer from debilitating back pain and would like an alternative form of treatment other than prescription medication, you may want to consider clinical pilates. This type of pilates largely focuses on correcting your posture, strengthening your core, enhancing your balance and improve your overall flexibility. The main difference between clinical pilates and traditional pilates is that the former provides you with a personalised approach when determining the course of treatment your specific back pain would require.
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Health Tips Your Doctors Want You to Know

Posted on: 25 September 2017

Sometimes paying a visit to your doctor is unavoidable. At other times, simple health advice can prevent you from needing to attend a doctor's clinic. While there are lots of areas of medicine where you could take control of your health yourself, here are some top tips your doctor may want you to know.  Sticking cotton buds in your ear isn't a good idea The area inside your ear is sensitive, prone to infection, and easy to injure.
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