Overactive or underactive: Your thyroid guide

28 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

The thyroid gland plays a major role in our health, but it doesn’t always function as it should. Here’s how to find out if your thyroid is overactive or underactive. 

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Jean Kittson: ‘This is why you must put eye checks on your to-do list’

17 May, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

For much-loved Australian performer and comedian Jean Kittson, vision loss is no laughing matter.

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How to reverse fatty liver disease

2 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s the silent disease affecting up to one third of Australians, but fatty liver disease doesn’t have to be a life sentence.

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What heart specialists want you to know

27 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s one of our most vital organs, but we don’t always give our hearts the TLC they need and deserve.

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Why do we get nose bleeds?

26 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Some 60 per cent of people have a nose bleed at least once in their lifetime. When do they become an issue and how do you manage them?

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Kidney care: How to prevent ‘silent killer’ disease

14 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

They are bean-shaped organs described as the “unsung heroes” of our bodies – and are so vital we have two of them.

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‘It started with a headache … then I lost most vision in one eye’

7 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Connie Liu was 18 when she was diagnosed with glaucoma, an eye disease for which there is no cure.

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Listen up – your ear health is important

4 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Do you annoy your family by turning the TV up loud? Regularly miss the sound of your phone? You may be one of the many Australians suffering hearing loss.

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Endometriosis and fertility: What you need to know

2 March, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

Bloating, fatigue and painful periods can all be signs of endometriosis. But infertility can be its most heartbreaking symptom.

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How diet can help manage symptoms of medically diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome

9 January, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea and excess wind … sound familiar?

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