Geelong Medical & Health Group News

10 Easy Tips For A Healthier, Happier You

April 11 2019

Treat yourself with this simple advice. If a ‘healthier and happier year’ was at the top of your list back in January, you’re not alone. We all know that when you feel happy on the inside, you radiate good energy and smile more, all of which can result in a healthier appearance including smooth, glowing...


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6 Food Hacks To Farewell Headaches

April 10 2019

Try these 6 practical nutrition tips to avoid the pain. A staggering 20 percent of Australians suffer from migraines at some stage in their lives – that’s around 4.9 million of the population, according to Headache Australia. The 2018 Migraine in Australia report revealed that 71 percent of migraine sufferers are women and, to put a monetary value on the...


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8 Ways to Wreck Your Sleep

April 9 2019

Here are 8 worst things that you can do to ruin your sleep. Change your ways by avoiding these poor choices to get better rest. Drink Coffee After Dinner It’s the caffeine. But you knew that when you ordered it, didn’t you? It was perfect with that apple pie — but at 3 a.m., when you’re still awake? Not so much....


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10 Possible Reasons You Always Have to Pee

April 8 2019

Is it just because you “have a small bladder”? Experts explain. Picture this: You enter a movie theatre. You’re so excited to see the movie. But before you even think about locating the exact theatre where your movie is playing, you look for the nearest bathroom. Or this: You’re about to buy plane tickets for...


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How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

April 5 2019

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s. If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s time for a rethink. Mounting research suggests you can improve your brain no matter what your age, making it stronger now and...


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Do You Have Food Poisoning or the Stomach Flu? Here’s How to Tell

April 4 2019

Knowing the symptoms is key to feeling better ASAP. It’s no secret that winter brings on a slew of sicknesses, from the common cold to bouts of the flu to stomach bugs. But alongside the rise in germy surfaces, another common culprit can wreak havoc on your body: your indulgent holiday spread. If you find...


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Achieve A Healthy Weight

April 3 2019

Making a commitment to maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. So how do you do it? Here are several tips on how to help you achieve a healthy weight.   How do I know if I’m a healthy weight? BMI is a useful...


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Here’s How To Tell The Difference Between a Cold and Allergies

April 2 2019

Sniffling. Sneezing. Headache. A scratchy throat. Yup, sounds like you definitely have a cold. Or wait – is it your allergies acting up? This time of year, the source of your symptoms can be tough to suss out. “It’s not always easy to tell the difference between allergies and a cold,” notes family medicine specialist...


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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

April 1 2019

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor. 1. Memory loss that...


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5 Habits of Healthy And Fit People

March 29 2019

It will take a lot of patience and self-discipline to follow a certain diet and lifestyle and to exercise regularly and not everybody can do it.  All this contribute to being fit and healthy and it don’t happen overnight. However, everybody can achieve their goal with realistic steps and actually accomplish it if they replace their...


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