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.
How to look after yourself after having a baby
Growing and birthing a bay is a momentous task. Your body has shifted, stretched and changed in many ways.
Protecting yourself from heatstroke
As the weather heats up in Melbourne, the risk of heatstroke becomes something we all need to consider
New Year, New Start?
December is a time for holiday celebrations. But as the end of 2019 approaches, it is also a time for reflection, inspiration and goal-setting.
Caring for someone who has had a heart attack
Staying informed, being aware of medication side effects and keeping active together are key to caring for someone who is recovering from a heart attack.
Staying safe in summer
As Melbourne gets ready to welcome beach weather and end of year celebrations, here are our top tips to help you stay safe during summer.
Debunking antibiotic myths
Penicillin allergies are the most reported drug allergy. However, 90 per cent who report a penicillin allergy are negative on testing.
How to look after your bladder and bowel after childbirth
Getting your bladder back to normal function after having a baby is essential, whether you have had a catheter or not.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome + nutrition
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex hormonal disorder which can present as a combination of symptoms.
Checking the pulse on arrhythmia
Sometimes palpitations or an irregular heart beat can be symptoms of a group of conditions known as arrhythmias.
Capturing your newborn - Don't wait!
In the moments after giving birth, most of us get a few snaps of baby. It’s those pictures that we’ll pour over for hours and hours in the future.
Exercise in pregnancy
Pregnancy is one of the most exciting but nerve-wracking times in any woman’s life.
Inside the emergency department at Epworth
Epworth’s emergency department treats more patients than any other private hospital emergency department in Victoria; over 26,000 patients annually. It is staffed by a team of experienced doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Everything you need to know about sperm collection
As a male patient undergoing fertility treatment it can be an emotional and daunting time with the focus often being on the female partner and how she is feeling.
What to give a new mum
As a new mum, you are going to be flooded with gorgeous gifts. Perfect little onesies...bibs, bibs and more bibs...gadgets you've never seen or will ever use (hello electric nappy bin, I'm looking at you).But I'm here to tell you, there are 5 things you really need to put on your wish list...and they’re probably not what you imagined you’d need!
Mental Health Week 2019
In Australia, around 45% of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. Therefore it is important to be aware of the signs so that you can support yourself and others.
What to expect on the day of your egg collection
It’s very normal for my female patients going through IVF treatment to feel anxious about their egg collection. To help you prepare, this blog article provides information on what you can expect on the day of your procedure.
What is cardiac amyloidosis?
A rare cause of heart failure, cardiac amyloidosis, is an overproduction of a protein that leads to a stiffening of the heart.
Here's what you can eat and avoid to reduce your risk of bowel cancer
Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. In 2017, bowel cancer was the second most common cancer in Australia and rates are increasing in people under 50.