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Are You at Risk Of Developing Diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious medical condition that sadly, is on the rise in Australia and many other countries. We explain diabetes and list the warning signs, risks and how to ensure you’re risk is known and reduced.

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7 Things You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

September is an important month for men’s health—Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. While raising awareness, the Prostate Cancer Awareness Month message is: early prostate cancer rarely demonstrates symptoms, so get screened and get in the know. Our medical professionals have offered their knowledge on seven things that you should know in order to better understand this

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Kidney Health

May marks Kidney Health Week and as such, our experts discuss keeping your kidneys healthy, risks and identifying problems. Super important if you’re one of the many people unaware they have kidney problems.

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IBS and the Low FODMAP Diet

IBS, also known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a chronic condition affecting approximately 3.5% of Australians. It is defined by the Rome Foundation, an international non-profit organisation which develops and promotes research on gastrointestinal disorders, including IBS as ‘recurrent abdominal pain that occurs at least once a week in the last 3 months…’  This disorder

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A Guide to Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic and debilitating condition that affects approximately 11% of women in Australia.  Tissue, called the endometrium lines the inside of the uterus and regenerates after each menstrual cycle, but for women with endometriosis, this tissue also grows outside the uterus, and instead of shedding after each menstrual cycle, the tissue continues to

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Ovarian Cancer in Australia

Sadly, each year, around 1,800 Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Internationally, diagnosis rates reach nearly a quarter of a million. In fighting all forms of cancer, information can be a powerful weapon, especially when it comes to early diagnosis and symptoms recognition. In this article, we’re going to discuss what ovarian cancer is,

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The Rapid Rise of Melanoma

Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer worldwide. It is our most common type of cancer. Every 2 in 3 Australians are diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70.  As we enter into Summer and spend more time in the sun, it is crucial to be aware of the risks and how

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High Street Medical is Breast Cancer aware

Each day in Australia, around 65 women are diagnosed with breast or gynaecological cancer. October serves as a timely reminder to check your breasts. Women who are aged between 40 and 75 can access free screening mammograms every 2 years via the BreastScreen Australia Program. At High Street Medical, we recommend that any woman with

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