• AUGUST 13, 2020

    Vitamin D

    Many Melbournians are low in Vitamin D, which is important for strong bones and muscles. Being physically active outdoors helps us to make Vitamin D, but this is difficult during our cold and overcast winter season. Some people are at increased risk of Vitamin D deficiency, particularly those with naturally dark skin and those who have low

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    • AUGUST 13, 2020

    High blood pressure

    High blood pressure, medically known as hypertension can lead to serious problems such as heart attack, stroke or kidney disease. High blood pressure usually does not have any symptoms, so it is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly by your doctor. Lifestyle management measures to control Blood Pressure: Watch your weight: blood pressure

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    • OCTOBER 26, 2018

    Healthy Lifestyle May Prevent 86% Of Heart Attacks

    We all know that a healthy lifestyle is good for us and can reduce heart disease and heart attacks, but just how beneficial is it really? Well, a Swedish study conducted by Agneta Akesson, an associate professor with the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Institute in Solna, Sweden has just answered this question and

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    • APRIL 28, 2014

    Preventative healthcare helps us all

    Thanks to medical research – people are now living much longer than they used to! While expanding your life span is good, it is only as good as the quality of life you are living. Many of the elderly have chronic conditions that overwhelm their daily activities or they get diseases repeatedly, which ultimately results

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