Find health, well-being and lifestyle resources that are updated regularly. These resources cover a wide range of health topics to keep you informed and on top of your health.
Asthma in children
About one in four children are diagnosed with asthma at some stage and it can strike at unpredictable times. Here’s what you need to know about signs of asthma, triggers for it, diagnosis, and what to do during an asthma attack.
Eating healthy when you’re staying home
For those of us that are practicing social distancing measures and are limiting our frequency of grocery trips, nutrition still plays an important part in maintaining our health. So how can we continue to eat well when fresh produce has a shelf life of a few days or, at most, a week?
Mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19
In times of uncertainty, many of us feel anxious, scared or overwhelmed. It’s important to try and alleviate some of these feelings, so it doesn’t affect your everyday life. The Epworth Clinic mental health team have put together some tips to take care of your mental health and wellbeing during this time.
Pain in the heel? It could be plantar fasciitis
Heel pain is commonly caused by plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the thick tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot.
Early days with a newborn
Every pregnancy is different. The time that it takes you and your body to recover from giving birth will differ from mother to mother – even from one birth to another.
What are fibroids and how are they treated?
In this article, Epworth Richmond gynaecologist A/Prof Alex Ades, an experienced specialist Gynaecologist and minimally invasive surgeon in Melbourne, explains what Fibroids are, how they are diagnosed and what treatments are available.
Tennis elbow - not just for athletes
Don’t let the name deceive you, you don’t have to be smashing serves & slicing forehands to find yourself with tennis elbow.
How to help your body recover post-Cesarean
After a Cesarean delivery, it’s important to take time to recover, heal, and listen to your body.
Staying healthy at work
Being stressed and exhausted over a long period of time can easily lead to being burnt out, especially at work. Here’s some ways to beat the burnout!
Healing after a traumatic event
This summer has seen an unprecedented natural disaster throughout Australia. We have all bared witness to images, reports and family and friends effected by the bushfires. These are moments in history that we will never forget as a community but sometimes these moments can impact us in a more intrusive way.
The appendix plays a role in digestion in other animals, but in humans its role is less clear and we can survive without it. The appendix can become inflamed, which is a condition known as appendicitis.
Nothing wrong with a little push
For a lot of people, men in particular, the answer is too long. It’s time to put your health at the forefront of your mind, put all those work worries aside & make an appointment with a GP today.
How to stay active & reduce swelling & pains during pregnancy
Your body goes through so many changes while you’re pregnant. There are many kinds of aches and pains which are caused by muscles stretching and your uterus becoming heavier.
Bushfire smoke safety
Bushfires have created smoky conditions across the country and it is essential to learn how to protect ourselves from bushfire smoke.
5 reasons you should learn first aid
Imagine this: You’ve just parked your car, and you’re walking towards the train station, when suddenly a person in front of you collapses. What do you do?
Ovarian cancer - symptoms & risk factors
Four Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every day, and sadly many will not survive beyond five years. But knowing your family’s medical history can help protect you.
Summer guide for mum and bub
Summer can be challenging if you’re pregnant or have a newborn, so we put together a summer survival guide with expert tips on keeping yourself and your baby cool and safe in the heat.