Geelong Medical & Health Group News

20 Easy Ways to Manage Christmas Stress

December 7 2018

Christmas a festive and joyous time of year, but it can also be incredibly stressful, especially if you have a long list of to-dos and a social calendar packed with parties and festive gatherings. If you’re overwhelmed just thinking about it, we’ve got words for you: You can do this! The key is to plan...

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What Christmas Can Do To Your Body

December 25 2017

A roast dinner with all the trimmings might feel like a lot of work in the kitchen on a hot Christmas day, and it might be too much for your tummy as well. Here’s what happens to your body and why you might want to plan a lighter menu. BRAIN The after-meal sluggishness and fatigue...

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Holiday Health Guide: Best and Worst Foods to Eat Before a Night of Drinking

December 18 2017

There’s no question booze can do a number on your body, especially when you throw back a few too many (hello, awkward holiday happy hour!)—from bloating and brain fog to the all-out misery of a head-pounding hangover. But by taking a few precautions before the alcohol starts to flow, you can help minimize the damage, experts say. Here’s what to eat (and what to...

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