Geelong Medical & Health Group News

8 Medical Causes of Shortness of Breath

March 28 2018

Shortness of breath or breathing difficulty is something that makes it feel like your chest is tight and the air is thick. In the medical field, it is referred to as dyspnea. It’s important to note that mild breathing issues encountered when performing aerobic exercises are not part of this category. There are many different...

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4 Surprising Things That Might Actually Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

March 9 2018

Some amount of forgetfulness – say, forgetting where you parked your car after you leave the shops— is normal, especially when you’re busy or have a lot on your mind. But for something like 1 in 10 Australians, that forgetfulness will eventually progress into Alzheimer’s disease. Decades of research have shown that the buildup in...

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Always Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night? Here Are 5 Reasons Why.

February 6 2018

It’s 2 am and you’re wide awake. Again. What’s the deal? First of all, understand that waking up in the middle of the night is completely normal and part of our human DNA, says Doctor Jose Colon, founder of Paradise Sleep and author of The Sleep Diet. “Nobody sleeps through the night,” Colon says. In...

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8 Most Common Causes Of UTIs

December 27 2017

If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection, then you know the agony of that terrible burning feeling and relentless need to pee—and you’d probably do anything to avoid getting another. 1 in 5 women experience a UTI at some point in her life. And while men can get them, too (UTIs are the second...

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