Wellbeing

Expert Guidance for Navigating Smoke Haze: Protecting Your Health

Amidst the challenges posed by smoke haze in New South Wales, Lung Foundation Australia is extending crucial advice to residents, particularly those with underlying health conditions, emphasising the importance of self-care and awareness regarding heightened air pollutants due to descending smoke.

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10 compelling reasons why walking is the best exercise

Walking exercise is a fundamental and highly beneficial form of physical activity with numerous advantages for overall health and well-being.

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Exhausted? Our must-read 5 tips to help prevent burnout

Feeling burnt out is often the result of prolonged physical or emotional exhaustion, typically stemming from chronic stress, overwhelming responsibilities, or a lack of work-life balance.

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Broken Sleep? How To avoid waking up at night

Waking up during the night and struggling to get back to sleep is a common sleep issue, and experts offer valuable insights on how to address it effectively.

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What is cognitive functional therapy? How can it reduce low back pain and get you moving?

If you haven’t had lower back pain, it’s likely you know someone who has. It affects around 40% of adults in any year, ranging from adolescents to those in later life. While most people recover, around 20% go on to develop chronic low back pain (lasting more than three months).

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Why Walking Hills Will Help You Live to 100: Insights from Blue Zone Communities

In our quest for longevity and a healthier, more fulfilling life, we often turn to complex diets, cutting-edge exercise routines, and various lifestyle hacks.

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What are Microgreens? The health-giving shoots explained

Many of us germinated cress seeds on a bit of wet tissue at primary school, giving us a first introduction to edible microgreens. Recent interest in more diverse ways of getting flavour and nutrition into the vegetable components of our diets has increased the focus on the potential these crops have to offer.

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Worried about AI? You might have AI-nxiety – here’s how to cope

Even tech experts have been astonished by the recent, rapid growth of AI technology, able to hold human-like conversations in multiple languages, create music and pass medical exams.

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Finding a live brain worm is rare. 4 ways to protect yourself from more common parasites

News reports this morning describe how shocked doctors removed a live worm from a woman’s brain in a Canberra hospital last year. The woman had previously been admitted to hospital with stomach symptoms, dry cough and night sweats and months later experienced depression and forgetfulness that led to a brain scan.

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Why Do I Get Constipated After Flying? Exploring the Causes and Solutions

Air travel is a convenient and efficient way to reach distant destinations, but for some people, it can come with an unexpected side effect: constipation.

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Four signs you may need to seek grief counselling

Grief is a natural response to losing something you felt a bond with.

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Restore and Rejuvenate: 12 Soothing Yoga Poses for a Blissful Weekend Practice

Unwind, recharge, and find tranquility as you step onto your mat for a restful weekend yoga practice.

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No garden at your place? Three ways to get your nature fix

No garden? No problem. There are other easy ways to come by the soothing benefits of spending time among nature.

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How to find purpose that feeds your soul and why it’s important

In the new book, ‘Leadership Matters: Stories and Insights for Leaders, Achievers and Visionaries’, humanitarian and leadership specialist Peter Baines OAM shares the lessons that have stayed with him through his decades in international counterterrorism and disaster response.

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How burgers and chips for lunch can worsen your asthma by the afternoon

Certain foods or dietary patterns are linked with better control of your asthma. Others may make it worse. Depending on what you’ve eaten, you can see the effects in hours.

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What are lymph nodes? And can a massage really improve lymphatic drainage?

How does the lymphatic system work and can massage help improve lymph flow?

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Taking an antidepressant? Mixing with other medicines – including some cold and flu treatments – can be dangerous

At this time of year it’s common to be seeking relief from winter bugs, but if you are currently taking antidepressants, it’s important for you (and your pharmacist) to consider potential interactions with any new medicines.

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Autoimmune Disease 101: Alopecia Prevention & Treatments

Alopecia is hair loss that can affect not only your scalp, but your entire body including eyebrows and eyelashes.

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Climb the stairs, lug the shopping, chase the kids. Incidental vigorous activity linked to lower cancer risks

Many people know exercise reduces the risk of cancers, including liver, lung, breast and kidney. But structured exercise is time-consuming, requires significant commitment and often financial outlay or travel to a gym. These practicalities can make it infeasible for most adults.

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The Sleep Secret To Improving Your Brain Function, According To Research

Sleep is an essential part of our daily routine, and its importance cannot be overstated.

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Skin, mouth, lungs … it’s not just your gut that has a microbiome

A lot has been written and said about the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria, viruses, fungi and archaea that lives in our intestines.

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Science Tells Us Why We Should Switch Off For Our Wellbeing

Science is telling us to get back to nature for a more positive sense of wellbeing.

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Your weekend health makeover

How to hit refresh on your health this weekend in 5 simple steps.

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Why a holiday is good for you – even before you take time off

You have spent the past few days on a cloud over your forthcoming, well-deserved holidays, and will go back to daydreaming about them as soon as you finish this article.

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