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
Why are health assessments for 45-49 year olds so important? There are many reasons, and if you’re in this age group, it’s worth knowing the signs and what happens in a health assessment, plus all the information.
Men’s Health Week is an important week that raises awareness for an important topic. We discuss risks to men’s health and simple ways to improve their overall health and wellness.
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
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
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,
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
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