How to tell when something is wrong with your ticker

18 February, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

One in 20 Australians will die of heart disease. Here’s how to spot the signs and reduce your risk.


What to do when vertigo leaves your world in a spin

14 January, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

A sensation that the room is spinning around you may indicate an underlying health issue. Here’s what to do if you experience vertigo.


What is gout? Your guide to this painful condition

3 December, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Painful and debilitating, the number of people suffering from gout is on the rise – but what exactly is it and how can it be managed?


What to do if you get a UTI

19 November, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Most women will have at least one urinary tract infection in their lifetime. The good news is that treatment for UTIs is simple and effective.


Healthy habits to prevent type 2 diabetes

13 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

A staggering number of Aussies develop type 2 diabetes every day – but a handful of simple lifestyle changes can help significantly reduce your risk.


Everything you need to know about insulin

24 September, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

We know insulin is a big issue for those living with diabetes, but what exactly is it, how does it work, and are there ways we can control it?


What it’s like to be so tired that you can’t leave the house

16 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Former midfielder Alec Waterman was midway through his first AFL season when he was struck down with prolonged and crippling fatigue.


Why you shouldn’t ignore this important piece of mail

23 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Soon you’ll start receiving free bowel cancer screening kits in the mail once you turn 50. Using it might just save your life.


How a low-carb, high-fat diet can reverse fatty liver disease

2 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s the silent disease that affects up to a third of Australians, but some simple dietary changes mean fatty liver disease doesn’t have to be a life sentence.


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?