• Most families with young children will have to deal with the problem of worms from time to time. Anyone can get them, but children seem to […]
  • Talking about your bowel movements isn’t something people usually feel comfortable with. It’s personal, and a little embarrassing, but it’s also important to know that your body […]
  • If you get headaches or niggling aches and pains often, then you’ve probably taken your fair share of paracetamol or aspirin. Swallowing these tablets is easy […]
  • The word ‘arthritis’ means inflammation of the joint. It comes from a blend of Greek words – arthron (joint) and itis (inflammation). Although arthritis is often referred to as […]
  • The situation is all too familiar: You feel a tingling on your lip and a small, hard spot you can’t see. Sure enough, in a day […]
  • We’ve all experienced the frustration of lying in bed and not being able to sleep. And it’s often the more you try to clear your thoughts […]
  • Asthma is common problem for Australians, It affects over 2 million of us. Samantha Riley, Dawn fraser and Alan Border- some of our most famous athletes have asthma. […]
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the silent killer. This is because you can have it for years without showing any symptoms at all. That is, until […]
  • Incontinence is a common and distressing problem. If you’ve experienced it then you’re not alone – it’s just that most people don’t like to talk about […]
  • It can happen suddenly without warning – just a small bump or fall and before you know it you’ve got a painful fracture. If you’re an […]
  • Pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts – very few of us manage to sail through life without a single blemish. Whether serious or mild, acne will affect almost all […]
  • Our ears are amazing, complex pieces of work. They give us our hearing and our sense of balance. They work with our other senses to make […]
  • Fibre is found in foods like cereals, fruit and vegetables. It’s the part of plant foods our bodies can’t digest. We still need fibre, even though […]
  • Everyday we’re constantly being exposed to different bacteria and viruses. Immunisation is the safest way to protect you and your family from catching some of the […]
  • We live in a sun soaked country – and us Aussies love it! Going to the beach, playing sport, outdoor picnics and barbeques are all what […]
  • Fungi like to grow anywhere that’s warm and moist. You’ve probably seen them popping up in the garden as mushrooms, or invading food that’s been left […]
  • If you’ve ever tried to give up smoking you know how hard it is. Nicotine is a powerful drug. Sometimes it takes 2, 3, 4 or […]
  • Sports are a great way to get fit, have fun and make some friends. Keeping active is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We […]