What is Chroninc Disease?

What is Chronic Disease? Chronic diseases are conditions that tend to be long-lasting and persistent in their symptoms or development such as some cancers, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Chronic diseases are major diseases which may require ongoing medication but most chronic diseases are preventable for most people through healthy lifestyle choices. Evidence shows that improving diet and being more physically active can help prevent or delay the

NSW Latest Campaign for Summer, ‘Beat the Heat’

As we approach summer it is important to be weary of how the heat can affect our health.  This latest campaign by NSW Health gives advice on how to be prepared and stay safe for times of extreme heat.  It highlights who is most at risk from heat related illness. Remember the 4 key messages to keep you & others healthy in the heat: For more information on how to Beat The Heat including babies and children in hot weather, visit the NSW Government H...

Family and Parent Health in NSW

This is a website supported by the NSW government aimed to help and support families raising children in NSW.  It has lots of resources for parenting from caring for newborns, father support to dealing with homework. Listed also are services or programs available in local areas. Visit the Families NSW website. Too sick for school? This is a chart with general information about child health illnesses, it does not replace a consult with a Doctor.  All i

NSW Immunisation

Here are a couple of website which you may find very useful.  They contain information on immunisations. It includes reliable information on myths and realities surrounding immunisation. NSW Immunisation Schedule for school children – Program 2014 (PDF) Click this link for more information: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/immunisation/Pages/schoolvaccination.aspx Click on this link to download the ‘Save the Date to Vaccinate’ app http://www.imm

Free Medical Consultation

Are you suffering from Chronic Pain due to Medical Legal Injuries? Have you had a Motor Vehicle Accident? Have you had an accident at work? Have you had an accident due to the fault/negligence of someone else? If so, in 2 easy steps you can find out your options Step 1:  Ask your GP for a referral Step 2:  Ask the Receptionist to set up an appointment to see Dr Prasad on Friday 17th October 2014 There is NO cost to you What have you got to lo

Healthy Eating

What should I be eating? Here you will find plenty of information to help you eat well for good health including some helpful tips on increasing the amount of healthy food you eat daily. Find out more about what you should be eating on the eatforhealth.gov.au website. Health Risks Your lifestyle can have a major impact on your health and wellbeing. Unhealthy eating and not enough physical activity can easily lead to an increased risk of developing a

Why measure up?

In 2007-08, 61% of Australian adults were overweight or obese1, and, irrespective of your height or build, if your waistline is getting bigger it could mean you are at increased risk of developing a chronic disease such as some cancers, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Danger of intra-abdominal fat: Having excess fat that coats your organs is a health risk. This fat is called visceral or intra-abdominal fat. Subcutaneous fat, is the fat right under

Check Your Health

This just gives you basic information.  It would do no harm to talk to your doctor at the Super Clinic.  Why not call 1300 364 375 to make an appointment with your doctor for a referral; OR click here to make an appointment NOW. Tips on Male Healthy Weight Interesting Facts about Men and their waist size: Significantly more men than women have a weight problem. Men lose weight faster than women. The really good news is that by losing a small amou

Its not OK to wee in the wee hours… Get on top of common urinary problems through a healthier lifestyle

Nocturia, or regularly getting up more than once a night to urinate, is one sign of "overactive bladder syndrome (OAB)". 1 in 5 Australian men aged 40 have OAB. Symptoms have historically been thought to relate to the prostate, but they may have more to do with factors outside of the bladder and prostate such as sleep apnoea, depression or anxiety, obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, with OAB symptoms generally appearing earlier than sympt

Erectile dysfunction may be a warning of other health problems

Look for the warning signs. Erectile dysfunction may be a warning of other health problems. Erectile dysfunction and lack of sexual desire among Australian men aged 35-80 years is common (31%). Sexual relations are not only an important part of people's well-being, but erectile dysfunction can be a very serious issue because it may be a marker of underlying cardiovascular disease, and it often occurs before heart conditions become apparent. The major ri