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Events, Health

Prostate Cancer – Is It Secret Mens Business?

Rotary Club of Samford Valley will have as guest speaker at their meeting Distinguished Professor Judith Clements on the 8th February. While in the past prostate cancer has often been deemed to be, ‘secret men’s business’, the Rotary Club of Samford Valley want to see that change. We know that the occurrence of Prostate Cancer in men ranks equal to breast... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Health, Newsfeed

How About Yoga in 2022

Do you need to be flexible? Or young? Or thin? To put your body into amazing shapes? To be strong? To have time? To be peaceful? To be free from injuries or physical challenges? None of the above. All you need is to be able to breathe. To use your breath to come inside your body for a moment. To... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Health, Newsfeed

Decades Of Locals Caring For Locals

Albany Creek resident Karen and Ferny Hills resident Ellen and have both worked at North West Private Hospital for decades and say it’s the caring local community that keeps them there. ‘It’s the sense of family… it’s a tight knit community and we look after each other. I have patients coming back and looking out for me and it’s just... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Acreage Living, Health

Ageing Gracefully – A therapist’s guide

So, what is your biggest skin concern? When you look in the mirror, ask yourself what are the two most obvious areas you would like to improve. It could be fine lines around the eyes and a sagging jawline. Do you see sun damage and areas of darker pigment? The most common comment I hear is, “I don’t mind getting... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Health

Medicinal Cannabis and More

Since 2018, when the Federal Government relaxed restrictions around prescribing medicinal cannabis, thousands of Australians are now using it to treat conditions like chronic pain and mental health conditions. If conventional treatments are not satisfactory, a doctor may consider a trial of medicinal cannabis. In the past, it has been a long process to obtain a prescription, and a common... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Health

Seven Tips to Look After Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

During these challenging times it’s especially important to look after your mental health and overall wellbeing. Here are seven simple tips to assist: 1. Keep Physically Active Keeping physically active is great for your mind and body. Exercising outdoors is a great way to get fresh air and feel more energised. Exercise regularly and choose activities that you enjoy, such... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Health

Loved Ones Cut The Deepest: Emotional Abuse

It is quite normal for us to shape our reality around those who have had an influence over our lives. This can be caregivers, friends or romantic partners. This is where we can get our self-worth and status from and learn how to behave and react, how to connect, and what to expect out of others.  The majority of us... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Health, Newsfeed

Healthier Kids Menus Coming Soon to the Local Area

Queensland cafés and restaurants will be empowered to offer healthier menus for children, thanks to the state’s first Healthy Kids Menu initiative, launched by Health and Wellbeing Queensland. Launched in July, this new initiative will see Queensland venues participating in the program offer healthier menu options for children so it’s easier for families to make healthier food and drink choices... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Community, Health

Don’t Ever Think All Is Lost

Feeling isolated, alone, judged and misunderstood are commonplace for those who experience depression and anxiety. Finding others who have had similar experiences and personal knowledge to talk to is very difficult. Would it be beneficial to spend time with others who have struggled too? Would it be helpful having a place where no explanations are necessary, where there is no... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Health

Why would you want a compounded medicine?

The demand for professional compounding has increased as healthcare professionals and patients realise that the “one size fits all approach” of commercially available medications do not meet the needs of many patients. These patients often have a better response to a customised dosage form made specifically for them. Compounding allows the doctor and patient to be totally in control of... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

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