Your Health

Are You Feeling Tired? Is the Iron in Your Diet Part of the Solution?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

It is estimated that 1 in 5 women in Australia are at risk of iron deficiency. An Australian health survey collected blood samples from women between the ages of 16 and 44 and showed that about 25% were at risk …

Is it Shoulder Pain, Bursitis, Rotator Cuff Syndrome or Frozen Shoulder

Posted ago by Ian Murray

If you suffer shoulder pain then you are not alone. Bursitis, rotator cuff syndrome, impingement syndrome and frozen shoulder are common painful shoulder conditions. Shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal problem that takes a person to their GP …

To PSA or not to PSA? How to Check Prostate Health

Posted ago by Ian Murray

For many years now there has been much debate around the benefits and possible harms of the PSA test for prostate cancer. It may come as a surprise to some that despite advances in medical technology there is still no consensus on …

29 January 2014 – Herald Sun – Acupuncture for pain relief

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Australian hospitals are finally catching up with what the Chinese have long known -acupuncture is a great alternative form of pain relief. Today, acupuncture is one of the most accepted complementary therapies in the country, with more than 80 per cent …

16 January 2014 – Daily Mail – Chinese herbal medicine slows the development of type 2 diabetes, study claims

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Researchers found a mixture of specific Chinese herbs supported people with pre-diabetes. People who are pre-diabetic face an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other serious complaints such as heart disease and stroke. To read the full plain language …