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Female Help For "Down There"

Female Help For "Down There"

July 15, 2017 | Women's Health
Yes ladies, we’re going to discuss common vaginal infections. If you have ever had thrush or bacterial vaginosis, you are far from alone. These uncomfortable infections account for 90% of all cases of vaginal inflammation (vaginitis) in women of reproductive age. Other less common infections can also occur and include...
Can Food Affect Your Mood?

Can Food Affect Your Mood?

July 14, 2017 | Depression, nutrition
Depression is the second cause of disability in the world is thought to affect millions every year. In Australia, around 1 in 6 women and 1 in 8 men experience some level of depression. Can Food Affect Your Mood? Nutrition is highly connected with depression. Research shows that the Western Diet, characterised...
Nutrition v Behaviour

Nutrition v Behaviour

July 13, 2017 | Infant and Children, nutrition
When children are normally well behaved, and then turn into little monsters after having certain types of food it’s hard to believe that there’s no relationship between diet and behaviour. Nutrition is usually thought to be important for physical health, but mental health must be considered as equally important. Good...
Natural Therapies for von Willebrand Disease

Natural Therapies for von Willebrand Disease

July 12, 2017 | General
  Von Willebrand disease is an inherited disorder that causes heavy bleeding that is difficult to stop. To understand von Willebrand disease, you first have to understand blood.   Blood contains lots of stuff on a microscopic level – red blood cells to carry oxygen, white blood cells to fight...
Thrombophlebitis

Thrombophlebitis

July 11, 2017 | Inflammation
Thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory process that causes a blood clot to form and block a vein. It can occur in the veins close to the surface of the skin (superficial thrombophlebitis) or deep within a muscle (deep vein thrombosis).  Superficial thrombophlebitis is not dangerous as these clots rarely travel to...
Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS)

Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS)

July 10, 2017 | Infant and Children
PANDAS is a paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with a streptococcal infection. The streptococcal infection appears to be linked to a group A beta-haemolytic (GABHS) strain and triggers the immune system to produce antibodies. Instead of attacking the streptococcal infection, the antibodies start to attack the basal...
Nutrition For The Young Athlete

Nutrition For The Young Athlete

July 9, 2017 | Diets, Teenages, nutrition
In Australia, approximately 60 percent of children aged 5-14 years participate in at least one sport outside of school hours that had been organised by a school, club or association.  These young athletes need to consider adequate nutrition not only for their athletic performance, but also and more importantly for...
Parasites (Protozoa Worms Ectoparasites)

Parasites (Protozoa Worms Ectoparasites)

July 8, 2017 | Skin Conditions, Immune
Parasites are living organisms that live and feed of other living things, plant or animal. They can be a tiny single cell organism such as protozoa that cannot be seen with the naked eye or larger such as a worm. You can become infected with a parasite from consuming contaminated...
Stress Control for University Students

Stress Control for University Students

July 7, 2017 | Students, Stress, Teenages
Studying for a degree is certainly a busy and stressful time for many—especially while trying to juggle work and other commitments. If your feeling overwhelmed by it all, don’t let life get you down. Living a more stress-free life is possible and here are some really easy ways to help...
Nappy Rash

Nappy Rash

July 6, 2017 | Infant and Children
Most babies get nappy rash at some stage which can lead to discomfort and an unsettled child. Nappy rash is caused by a disruption in the protective barrier of the skin – due to fungal infections, moisture, irritation, diarrhoea and it can even occur if the child has a viral...
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