April – May Newsletter

Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylitis, inflammation of the tendons where they meet the bone at the elbow on the thumb side, is commonly called tennis elbow.


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Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease is a condition where there is a
marked immune response to gluten which is found in
wheat, rye and barley.


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Warts are extremely common small eruptions on the
skin caused by the Human papillomavirus (of which
there are at least 70 types).


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Psychedelic Medicine

In a move taking most by surprise, the Therapeutic
Good administration (TGA) has announced that “from
1 July this year, medicines containing the psychedelic
substances psilocybin and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine)
can be prescribed by specifically
authorised psychiatrists for the treatment of certain
mental health conditions”.


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Stress Incontinence in Women

Urinary incontinence is the inability to voluntarily stop the flow of urine. It is far
more common in women than men affecting up to 50%, and whilst not age specific,
it is more frequent in later years.


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