Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Parts of the Body Damaged by High Blood Pressure (Aside From the Heart)

October 9 2018

It’s no secret that having uncontrolled high blood pressure can damage the heart in the long run because it causes the ticker to pump harder and faster than usual just to make sure that every cell, tissue and organ in the body is supplied with oxygen-containing blood. However, doctors say that high blood pressure is...

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Migraines and the Link to Other Health Conditions

July 23 2018

Research hasn’t shown that migraines are the cause of any other medical conditions. But they are linked to a number of ailments. The link may be stronger if you have aura — symptoms that come before your migraine. They can include flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling in your hands or face. What conditions have ties...

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10 Steps To Lower Your Blood Pressure

April 5 2018

High blood pressure is an alarming problem in Australia. It is actually responsible for more trips to the doctor – and medical prescriptions – than any other condition. Latest figures indicate that almost 30% of Australians have high blood pressure, with more than half of these cases going untreated. The consequences are serious; high blood pressure...

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