June – July Newsletter 2024

Parkinson’s Disease

A progressive degenerative condition that affects body movements, Parkinson's Disease affects over 40,000 Australian's. It is more common in men, the incidence rises with age. It is caused by a loss of dopamine production in the brain, but why this happens is unknown. Genetic factors, some toxins and head trauma may be involved.

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Tips to Reduce Winter Viruses

Typical winter cold and flu viruses have not disappeared. There are various theories about why they are usually more prevalent in winter, but nobody really knows.

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Whooping Cough

Whilst relatively rare these days due to vaccination, there are still over 1000 cases of the infectious condition Whooping Cough in Australia each year caused by the bacteria Bordetella Pertussis. The bacteria are spread from person to person and cause irritation of the lining of the airways and increased mucous.

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Managing Stress

Stress is claimed to be the scourge of the 21st Century. It doesn't seem to matter who you talk to; everyone feels stress at some stage.

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Connecting with Your Teenager

The stereotype of the teenager is either a monosyllabic boy or girl behind a slam-closed bedroom door. whilst there is some validity to this, it is far from the whole story. Adolescence is a time of change , physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially.

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Quick and Easy Egg Fried Rice

This quick and easy fried rice is a great use for leftover rice or just a hearty meal to fill up children at dinner time.

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