Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Tips for Power Walking

February 12 2019

You don’t have to be a runner to get fit. Try good, fast walking instead. Every hour you spend walking may add 2 hours to your life, research suggests. Brisk walking can help trim your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and depression. To reap the benefits of walking and stay injury-free, try these tips. Wear comfy,...


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10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Should Never Ignore

February 11 2019

There are a few reasons cervical cancer is known as a silent killer among women. For one, the disease doesn’t present any symptoms until it is at a later stage. This makes the illness tricky to catch early, and complicates treatment. “Cervical cancer is a slow onset cancer, so by the time someone is showing...


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7 Tips for Exactly How to Eat Before and After a Workout

February 8 2019

Nutrition pros break down the guidelines for pre- and post-workout eating, so you can maximise the benefits of your sweat session. When it comes to fuelling your workout, experts are in complete agreement—failing to do it properly before and after is a major mistake. “The right nutrition can be your secret strategy to being a...


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19 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss You’ll Want to Eat Every Day

February 7 2019

There are so many good reasons to make healthy snacking a part of your weight loss plan. Wholesome nibbles can help you stay satisfied between meals, making you less likely to feel ravenous and overeat or indulge in unhealthy temptations. A healthy snack can also quell cravings and ward off feelings of deprivation, helping you ignore...


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6 (Meatless!) Protein Powerhouses

February 5 2019

Protein is the nutrient-of-the-moment right now, thanks to the meat-heavy Paleo Diet trend. But there’s actually good reason to make sure you’re getting enough: Research shows that having adequate protein at each meal may help you hold on to muscle mass as you age. And you don’t have to exist on a diet of protein shakes and...


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7 Subtle Heart Attack Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore

February 4 2019

When you think about a heart attack, you probably picture someone clutching their chest and falling to the ground with their breath totally knocked out of them. But the truth is, especially for women, symptoms of a heart attack can be much more subtle, which means those symptoms can often go untreated. Although heart attacks...


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How To Crush Cravings All Day Long

January 31 2019

A tray of muffins in the work meeting. That tub of ice cream that stares you down every time you open the freezer. There’s nothing wrong with treating yourself once in a while – but with the insane amount of temptations most of us face on any given day, indulging in them all would mean...


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6 Common Causes Of Hot Flushes That Aren’t Menopause

January 30 2019

Here are some other reasons for hot flushes in women. You’re doing your thing, minding your own business, when you start to feel the heat. It’s like someone injected your skin with whatever comes in those little hand-warming gel packets. Hot flushes are annoying, and they can leave you with a pounding heart, flushed skin,...


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How To Get The Benefits Of Dairy When You’re Lactose Intolerant

January 29 2019

According to a dietitian. Yoghurt is associated with a range of health benefits, like bone and gut health, for example. It’s also a great source of protein and contains a range of micronutrients like iodine and Vitamin B12. But if you’re lactose intolerant, you might be wondering how you can still reap these benefits. Well, the...


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