Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Ways To Decrease Your Back Pain

August 30 2017

By Joe Pashley Did you know that 70-90% of people in Australia experience back pain at some point in their life? BACK PAIN is a normal part of the human experience, but a pain that persists past 6 weeks is often a sign that your back is not recovering as well as it should. The...


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Keep Your Digestive System Healthy: 8 Great Sources Of Fibre

August 29 2017

Dietary fibre is needed to keep our digestive system healthy. It also contributes to other processes, such as stabilising glucose and cholesterol levels. In countries with traditionally high-fibre diets, diseases such as bowel cancer, diabetes and coronary heart disease are less common than in Western countries. Most Australians do not consume enough fibre. On average,...


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Yoga Poses to Do at Work

August 28 2017

Having body pains from sitting all day? Try these 5 different quick yoga poses to ease neck and back strain while at work! Photo Credit: Adobe Stock © tuiphotoengineer    1. Scale Pose Sit at the edge of your chair, press your hands down on either side of your hips and raise your legs and...


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Tips For Coping With The Flu

August 26 2017

Flu contributes to an estimated 3,000 deaths in Australia each year. The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. The most common symptoms of the flu are sudden high fever, a dry cough,...


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Keep Moving: Chronic Illness And Exercise

August 25 2017

Staying active and occasionally moving with your doctor’s approval is important if you are diagnosed with a chronic illness. Benefits may include: Weight management Reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes and metabolic syndrome and reduced symptoms for those conditions Strong bone and muscle structure Improved mental health and mood Reduced risk of falls and muscle...


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10-Minute Easy Healthy Meal Ideas

August 25 2017

Let’s face it, sometimes there isn’t enough free time for us to make a great and tasty home cooked meal no matter how much we want to whip up some food that we are craving. Long hours at work, appointments, workout here and there, usually take the top of our-to-do lists that we end up...


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Tips For Eating Well

August 24 2017

Below are some tips that will help you eat well every day. Eating Regularly It’s essential for weight control and especially weight loss, to recognise and act on the feedback your body gives you about when and how much you need to eat. However, it’s also important to aim for a regular eating pattern of meals,...


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How To Use Intervals To Achieve A Healthy Body

August 23 2017

Fitness experts agree that interval training is the most effective way to transform your physique in a short time. The idea is to incorporate successive intervals of quick workouts and slow recovery segments. This form of training helps you hit your top exercise level without causing a burnout of energy. It will keep your body...


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4 Quick Sofa Workouts

August 22 2017

Finding and creating opportunities to move more and to sit less every day can have many benefits. Physical activity plays a significant role in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. Being more active can have many health benefits and make you feel better too.  So if you’re waiting for your dinner to reheat, why not do a quick...


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It’s Be Medicinewise Week!

August 22 2017

Reports show that 10% of Australians, aged 14 and over, have misused prescription pain-relievers or opioid medicines. If you’re NOT taking your medicines as directed then you may be misusing them. Help spread the word! Learn more: http://www.nps.org.au/bemedicinewise If you have questions about your medicines, call to schedule an appointment with one of our medical professionals at...


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