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Your guide to fad-free weight loss

Your guide to fad-free weight loss

With 60% of Australian women over 18 being overweight or obese, it’s not surprising that diets sell.  In fact, research by IBISWorld estimated that Australians' spending on weight loss counselling services and related low-calorie foods and dietary supplements  will...

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What is Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder?

What is Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder?

Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder (MDD) is a type of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). BDD is a common but often under-recognised mental illness where a person becomes obsessed with parts of their bodies and how they appear to other people.  BDD affects men and women equally,...

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Reduce your risk of macular degeneration

Reduce your risk of macular degeneration

Macular degeneration, also known as Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), is the leading cause of major vision loss in Australia, responsible for 50% of all cases of blindness.  About one in seven Australians over the age of 50 years has some signs of the ARMD....

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Okay guys, lets talk about STI’s

Okay guys, lets talk about STI’s

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are passed on during unprotected sex with an infected partner. This includes vaginal, anal or oral sex. Anyone who is sexually active can get an STI if they don’t practice safe sex. There are many different...

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Optimising male fertility

Optimising male fertility

Preparing for pregnancy isn’t just something for the girls. Fertility problems are equally likely to occur in men as women. The good news is that there are a number of things that men can do to improve fertility and increase the chances of conceiving a healthy baby.

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Dealing with grief and loss

Dealing with grief and loss

Grief is a natural response to loss. This could be the loss of a loved one, relationship, pregnancy or pet. For some, it may be the loss of control and independence that comes with getting older. Others experience loss due to children leaving home, separation from...

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Constipation in Children

Constipation in Children

Constipation refers to difficulties passing a hard bowel motion (poo). The consistency of the poo and how hard it is to pass is more important than how often your child goes to the toilet. Bowel habits vary in children and some may only go every 2-3 days while others...

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