Migraine can affect 1 in 5 Australians during their lifetime, and is more common in women than men. While some may only get migraines every now and then, others can suffer from them quite frequently- this can have a major impact on a person’s quality of life. Migraine headaches are often located on one side…

Pain is something we all experience at one time or another. When we’ve stubbed our toes as kids to when we’ve fallen down stairs as adults, breaking many bones. Acute pain from a serious injury or back pain, stomach pain, nerve pain, arthritic pain; all are common in our communities. Recently, we asked pain professionals…

STIs are still that taboo topic that people don’t want to talk about, but the fact of the matter is STIs can and do happen to people from all walks of life and we need to talk about them more often because the lack of conversation helps support the stigma, the stigma that prevents a…

The idea of cosmetic surgery for children (classed as anyone under 18 years of age) is shocking to many people. They argue that it is not ethical, or moral, or safe. And there certainly are valid arguments on all sides. Let us take, for a moment, a detached view of some of the reasons why…

There’s never been a better time to improve your heart health with oats and barley. Get your fill of these super grains proven to reduce heart disease in five delicious ways. Nutritional Advisor for Freedom Foods, Dr Jo Mcmillan says, “Diets high in wholegrains have been associated with a lower risk of several cancers, cardiovascular disease,…

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Unfortunately, it probably does not. But there can be no denying the important role that healthy living and a well-balanced diet play in maintaining an on-going state of good health. The Australian Government has released dietary daily guidelines for food types for the average person…