Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Make Walking A Part Of Your Healthy Routine

September 26 2017

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. It can also reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers. It is...


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What You Need To Know About Prostate Cancer

September 25 2017

More men die of prostate cancer than women die of breast cancer. Did you know that prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia with 20,000 diagnosis and close to 3,300 deaths each year? Only men have a prostate. It is a small gland that sits below the bladder near the...


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Yummy and Healthy Sunday Recipe: Baked Honey Garlic Salmon in Foil 

September 24 2017

Photo by Eatwell101 A baked salmon fillet coated in honey mustard garlic and broiled to a flaky finish? Who’s in? Dinner perfection in just 25 minutes, you’re going to love this recipe! This delicious seafood dinner is both tangy, sweet and good for your heart!   INGREDIENTS 1 pound (450g) side of salmon 1/2 cup (125ml) honey...


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Asthma Checklist

September 23 2017

Colds and flu can hit hard if you have asthma. In fact, the common cold is behind around 4 out of 5 bad asthma attacks. Make sure your lungs are in the best possible shape by following these steps.   1. Get your lungs checked See your doctor for an asthma review before the cold...


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Struggling On The Toilet? 10 Best Foods For Constipation Relief

September 22 2017

When you couldn’t poop for days, it hurts like hell. Constipation is one of the most common medical complaints in Australia. Constipation can be caused by medical conditions such as hypothyroidism, inflammatory bowel disease, medications, and other factors that may be out of your control, but for most of us, it’s caused by what we’re eating...


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Relaxation Tips To Help You Cope With Headache

September 21 2017

It is never easy whenever your headache strikes. When your head pounds, you get stressed and just want it to stop immediately. Stress makes headaches worse and it can also be the cause for you to develop a headache in the first place. Learning how to relax to reduce stress can be useful when dealing...


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Help Stop The Spread Of Influenza

September 20 2017

Five ways to prevent the spread of flu at home, work, and school. One of the most effective ways to protect you, your friends and family from influenza (the flu) is to practise good personal hygiene. Below are five ways to prevent the spread of the flu.   1. Cover your mouth and nose when...


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10 Great Diabetes Superfoods

September 19 2017

Vegetables are good for you, yet not all greens are created equal.  Nutrients in an iceberg lettuce may not be as plentiful as those in spinach. The glycemic index (GI) of a food also varies and can help you make healthy choices. GI measures how quickly a food can raise your blood sugar. Foods with...


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Easy Stretches For A Flexible Body

September 18 2017

Stretching is an easy way to enhance your flexibility and motion. As our bodies age, our muscles tighten and there’s an increased chance of injury and stress on the body and mind. Stretching isn’t just used to warm up and down during exercise. Instead, make stretching a part of your day as it gets you...


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The Ugly Feeling Of Heartburn: Foods To Avoid

September 17 2017

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) occurs when stomach acid leaks from the stomach and moves up into the oesophagus (food pipe). Having GORD is not an easy task, especially when heartburn surprises you during the day or even at night. Although doctors debate which foods actually cause reflux symptoms, certain foods have been shown to cause...


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