What is a Team Care Arrangement (Health Care Plan)?

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What is a Team Care Arrangement? Learn all about health care plans. BOOK A HEALTH APPOINTMENT WITH US How it works? You are able to use your five sessions seeing one practitioner or spread them between a few, depending on what is going to be best for you.  The plan is set up by your […]

Neurofibromatosis Type 2

Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Neurofibromatoses are a group of hereditary disorders that cause non-cancerous tumours to grow on nerve tissue. Continue reading to learn specifically about neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2). Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is less common than NF1, however, it still impacts roughly 1 in every 25,000 people.  NF2 causes benign, slow-growing […]

The Science of Healthy Ageing

The Science of Healthy Ageing Australia’s older generation (those 65 years or over) is projected to double by the year 2057, accounting for 22% of the Australian population (or 8.7 million people). What is the science of Healthy Ageing? We are going to jump straight to the point – the key to healthy ageing is […]

Smoking Vs. Vaping

Smoking vs. Vaping Vaping is becoming more and more common, especially among younger people. But, how does vaping compare to smoking? Vaping is the new smoking Smoking vs. vaping, which is better? With smoking, nicotine is delivered to the lungs by burning tobacco whereas with vaping, nicotine is heated into a liquid, in combination with […]

What is BPPV?

What is BPPV? Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) can be a debilitating condition. To the person with BPPV, it will feel like the world is ‘spinning’ when they change the position of their head. Why does BPPV happen? Before we explain why BPPV happens, it is important to first understand the anatomy and physiology of […]

How to Get Back on the Wagon After Easter

How to get back on the wagon after easter As with any holiday, it can be hard to get back on track when it comes to eating healthy and finding the motivation to exercise.  If this sounds like you, continue reading to learn our top tips & tricks for how to get back on the […]

How much wine is too much?

How much wine is too much? Question: What do you call a wine hangover? Answer: The Grape Depression! How Much is Too Much? Ok, all jokes and puns aside – a common question that wine enthusiasts ask is how much wine is too much?  Australian guidelines suggest that more than 3 standard alcoholic drinks per […]

Mental Stimulation & The Brain

Mental Stimulation & The Brain Continue reading to learn 20 ways that you can exercise your brain… What is cognitive Reserve? When it comes to mental stimulation and the brain, it is important to understand the concept of cognitive reserve.  Cognitive reserve explains why and how mental stimulation leads to improved memory. Cognitive reserve can […]

Treating Stress as Your Friend

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Treating Stress As Your Friend “Stress is a response to a threat in any given situation and is the body’s way of protecting you,”  says Psychologist and Head of Clinical Services at Black Dog Institute, Laura Kampel.  Why should we Treat Stress As our Friend? Who Does Stress Impact? 5.4 million Australians over the age […]

Why Sleep is Important to Our Health

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Why Sleep is important to our health As the old saying goes, “a good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book…” Why sleep is important to our health Over the past 10 or so years, research has overturned the notion that sleep loss has no health effects, apart from […]

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