Paleo, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, meat-free, low-carb – so many people are making significant dietary lifestyle changes without a full understanding of the food their body needs to stay healthy now – and in the future.
Active Medical GP’s said the… Continue reading
What is Meningococcal Disease?
Meningococcal Disease is a rare and serious bacterial infection of the blood and/or membranes that line the spinal cord and brain caused by the infection Neisseria meningitidis, of which there are several serogroups. Disease caused by… Continue reading
MeasureUp will be on site at Active Medical on Thursday the 11th of October and Friday the 12 of October 2018. MeasureUp will work together with our team of doctors to focus on prevention and treatment of Osteoporosis. A bone… Continue reading
As the year heads into exam season, students and families may experience stress in the lead up and during the exam period.
Active Medical’s team of experts have prepared the following tips to help prevent and cope with exam stress:… Continue reading
During Spring GPs see an increase in patients needing help with allergies brought on by airborne allergens that can trigger Asthma.
Changes in weather conditions including thunderstorms, wind, dust and pollen in the air can trigger asthma, a condition that… Continue reading
Shorter days, gloomy weather forecasts and cold temperatures affect more than what we choose to wear each day – it can also play havoc with how we feel.
The Winter Blues is a common name for experiencing a low mood… Continue reading
Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st Century. Statistics show that, 280 Australians develop this condition every day, making diabetes the fastest growing condition in Australia. In 2013, diabetes was the cause of 1.5 million deaths around the world.
What… Continue reading
Who is eligible for a BULK BILLED travel consultation?
All patients with a current Medicare Card.
In the past I have paid for a travel consultation, why has this changed?
Previously Medicare did not approve bulk billing for travel… Continue reading
What is Influenza?
Influenza “The Flu” is a disease caused by the Influenza virus and is transmitted by droplet infection from person to person, most commonly through coughing and sneezing. Symptoms include; sneezing, coughing, high fever, headache, body aches and… Continue reading
If you are Asthmatic it is important to have an Asthma Action Plan. This was an initiative started by the National Asthma Council to help people control their symptoms better.
The idea behind the plan is to put in… Continue reading