Why You Should Be Aware of the Risks of Inactivity
15 October 2018
With the meteoric rise of the Internet, thousands of Australians find that they spend a lot of their daily time pecking away at a keyboard, as they earn their money from online activity. This type of work may be quite lucrative, and it's not surprising that it is so popular, but it doesn't come without its inherent risks associated with such a sedentary daily lifestyle. If you're in this position, what do you need to be aware of, so you can protect yourself from what could be, potentially, a serious medical condition?
Eye Sunburn: Are Your Kids Protected for the Upcoming Summer?
28 August 2018
The warm days of summer will soon be here, and that brings strong heat and plenty of sun. As someone who has recently moved to Queensland, you are not yet used to the searing hot days this state provides. Now that you are a Queensland resident, it is important that your children are well protected from the damage of the sun's rays. Use these tips to learn more about eye sunburn and how you can prevent it.
Understanding Ovarian Cancer
20 July 2018
Ovarian cancer typically starts in the epithelial cells that cover the ovaries and causes abnormal cell growth and the development of tumours. Cancerous cells can spread into surrounding tissues if you are not diagnosed early enough, and although any woman can develop ovarian cancer, it's more common in older women who have been through the menopause. The exact cause of ovarian cancer is not yet fully understood, but there are certain factors that are believed to increase your risk of developing this type of cancer, such as being overweight, taking hormone replacement drugs, a family history of any cancer of the reproductive system and having endometriosis.
Stay free of neck pain while on the road
14 June 2016
Neck pain is a common complaint among a large segment of the population. Although it can be a result of trauma or health conditions, it may also be caused by stress and strain on the neck muscles or the bones or nerves in the neck. One of the common activities that cause neck pain include driving a car. Have you considered how your seated position while driving might cause neck pain?