The House of Wellness TV – Season 5, Episode 15

The House of Wellness – Season 5, Episode 15

This week on the House of Wellness you often hear people use the throwaway line ‘I’m a bit OCD’ meaning they’re incredibly fussy or overly neat. But Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a far more complex condition that affects around 2 per cent of Australians. Award winning film maker and journalist Santilla Chingaipe joins us with her special report.

Australia has one of the highest rates of asthma in the world. One in nine Australians have the condition. Narelle Williamson from the National Asthma Council Australia separates the facts from fiction in managing the condition with an update on the new guidelines in controlling it.

If you’re feeling tired and lacking in energy then it could be time to have your iron levels checked. Lethargy is a symptom of iron deficiency and is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies and forms of malnutrition across the globe. We check in with our father and daughter doctors for the inside story.

And we get behind The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal weekend on May 29 and 30. The target is to raise $32 million this year, so dig deep or consider offering your services as a volunteer. Check out to find out how you can help.

Cast: Luke Darcy, Jo Stanley, and Luke Hines, with Gerald Quigley.