Geelong Medical & Health Group News

8 Magnesium-Rich Foods

November 1 2017

Few people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our health. It’s important to nearly every function and tissue in the body, supports a healthy immune system, prevents inflammation associated with certain cancers, boosts heart health, and could even cut your risk of a heart attack. A Harvard University study found that high daily...

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Still Young But Have Arthritis? Here’s What You Can Do To Avoid It

October 31 2017

You may think that arthritis only affects the elderly. Think again. More & More Young People Are Getting Arthritis and by 2030, an estimate of 580 million people worldwide, from age 18 and older, will have been diagnosed with arthritis. How do you prevent it? Here are tips that are designed to address the underlying...

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How Climbing Stairs Can Improve Your Health

October 30 2017

Stair climbing is an excellent form of cardiovascular and muscle-toning exercise — the pounding of your heart, gasping for air, and burning sensation in the legs serve as proof! While going to the gym to get an excellent dose of fat-burning cardio and muscle-building workout is a good thing, the truth is you don’t really...

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Yummy And Healthy Sunday Recipe : Sticky Beef and Bean Stir-Fry

October 29 2017

This fast, low-fat stir-fry features lean beef mince cooked in sweet pineapple juice and oyster sauce for rich umami flavour. Photo by Jeremy Simons for Taste Magazine 0:05 Prep | 0:15 Cook | 4 Servings | Easy INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves, sliced 500g lean beef mince 2 tablespoons Gourmet Garden Thai Stir-in Seasoning 250ml (1 cup) pineapple juice...

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Why Folic Acid Is Good For You

October 28 2017

Also known as folate and vitamin B9, folic acid is important for so many things from the creation and repair of DNA, production of red blood cells to proper brain function. Since it is a water-soluble vitamin, your body cannot store unused amounts so it needs to be supplied with folic acid on a daily basis. Deficiency in folic acid may lead to...

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Women 50-74 Years Are Invited For Free Breast Screening

October 27 2017

  Breast screening – It’s an invitation that could save your life The risk of breast cancer increases with age. The incidence of breast cancer is also increasing. That’s why the free breast screening program has now been expanded to include women up to 74 years of age. This could possibly detect an additional 600...

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Getting Rid Of Constipation & Bloating

October 26 2017

Constipation is not an illness, sickness or disease. It is more of a simple digestive problem, that gets worse by our lack of attention. Constipation is generally considered a condition in which bowel movements are difficult or infrequent. This results in a dry, hard stool. There are multiple causes of constipation and of the most...

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Want To Stop Snoring? 5 Ways To Help You Snooze Without Snoring

October 25 2017

Snoring when you sleep can be a sign of something obstructing your nasal passages or there is an underlying health condition that you are not aware of. Aside from disrupting your sleep because you can’t breathe properly, you are also disturbing others in the room when you sleep. Here are a few remedies that you can try out to alleviate your snoring problem....

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Signs You May Have A Blood Clot In Your Body

October 24 2017

When you have a wound, it’s very beneficial for your blood to clot in order to put an end to the bleeding and have the healing process commenced. However, it’s an entirely different story if a blood clot happens elsewhere in your body, particularly in your blood vessels. That’s because it’s something that can endanger your life as it can put...

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What to Eat Before, During, and After Running

October 23 2017

by Laurel Leicht  What you consume—and when you have it—can help improve your running game, whether you’re a 5K-er or a long-distance runner. Discover the secrets to powering up for success. Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only...

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