Less stress, more joy: Easy ways to calm your worries

2 January, 2024 . by Claire Burke

Whether it’s money worries or nerves about an upcoming work presentation, we all experience stress. Here are some simple ways to ease the tension.


How much caffeine are you really drinking?

14 August, 2023 . by Claire Burke

In large doses, caffeine can be bad for your health, so it pays to keep a lid on your intake. But how much is too much? And are you consuming…


Is it a panic attack or anxiety? Why it’s important to know the difference

13 May, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

The terms ‘panic attack’ and ‘anxiety’ are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Understanding the differences is essential for effective treatment.


Too much of a good thing? When healthy habits become a dangerous obsession

13 March, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

As much as we’re encouraged to embrace a healthy lifestyle, in some cases the way we eat and exercise can become detrimental. Here’s how.


A brush with mortality: Life with the rare Addison’s disease

28 February, 2023 . by christine joy magat

While not common, Addison’s disease can be debilitating and lead to life-threatening emergencies. But managed well, it’s also possible to live a happy, healthy life.


The killer bug doctors warn is on the rise in Australia

15 February, 2023 . by christine joy magat

A rise in potentially deadly strep A cases among Aussies kids has health authorities on high alert. So, what are the symptoms?


Why menopause is high risk for mental ill health

29 January, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

Hot flushes and mood swings are often associated with menopause, but mental ill health can be another common symptom women should be aware of during this time.


5 ways to maximise your iron intake

15 September, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

These simple tactics – including some great food pairings – can help ramp up your iron intake and boost your energy levels.


Wild mood swings, rage, anxiety – what it’s like to live with PMDD

21 June, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

Imagine PMS so bad you can barely function. That’s the reality for women suffering from this crippling disorder – but help is out there and you are not alone.