Newsletter – October – November 2022

Vaccination in Children

With the focus on Covid Vaccination, data suggests that regular childhood vaccinations many have been forgotten or delayed. The WHO have expressed concerns about this. The situation is fortunately not as bad in Australia as some other countries.


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Baby Teeth – what you need to know

When considering that the average life expectancy is over 80 years, it seems odd that we get two sets of teeth, but the first set lasts only until we are ten or so. Baby teeth develop whilst still in the womb, and we are born with 20 hidden in the gums. Our 32 adult teeth will replace the baby set between the ages of 6 and 20


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Benign muscle growths which form in the wall of the uterus are called fibroids or myomas.

It is estimated that up to 80% of women over the age of 50 will have them, but most will have no symptoms and will not need treatment.


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Heat Rash or Prickly Heat

Heat Rash or Prickly Heat is caused by sweat being trapped under the skin.


It is more common in children than adults, with the neck, shoulder and chest the most affected areas. It can come on in hot weather or after sport. There is an itch "lumpy" rash. Whilst uncomfortable, it is not serious.


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Parkinson’s Disease

An estimated 40,000 Australians have Parkinson's disease - a progressive degenerative neurological condition affecting body movement and control. It comes on gradually, and early signs may be very subtle.


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Diabetic-Friendly Plant Loaded Tuna Bake

Recipe for Diabetic-Friendly Plant Loaded Tuna Bake


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