Medical

Invisible Disabilities

January 11, 2021 Of the millions of people living with chronic illness or disability in Australia around 90% of them are considered to be an invisible disability. Invisible disabilities are chronic illnesses and conditions that significantly impair normal activities of daily living that are not visible or obvious, while the list is extensive examples are MS, Cystic Fibrosis,...
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PrEP

November 24, 2020 PrEP is an acronym that stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. It can be used as part of a HIV protection strategy, which involves a tablet and regular blood tests. It is prescribed to a person who is HIV negative to prevent the risk of HIV infection. Before prescribing your GP will assess a number of health...
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Mirena IUD Clinic

October 9, 2015 A modern contraception for women in the Geelong Region In Australia, two thirds of all women aged between 18 and 49 use one of the various methods of contraception. There are many different kinds of temporary, semi-permanent and permanent contraception and with so many options it can be difficult to decide which one would work best...
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R U OK? The simple question that can change a life.

September 9, 2015 Sometimes we might think a person around us is acting differently than usual or perhaps you have noticed some changes in yourself? It is quite common for people to ignore these signs, unless someone reaches out and specifically asks for help. R U OK day promoted on the 10th of September every year, encourages people...
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Eating your way to a healthier you!

August 14, 2015 It’s common knowledge that eating unhealthy food can affect your physical health, but did you know recent scientific testing has found it also has negative effects on your emotional wellbeing? With 50% of women in Australia not happy about how they perceive their bodies and 17% of men fad dieting at any given time, it...
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Flu shots at your Geelong medical centre

July 31, 2015 What is influenza? Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is caused by a virus and mainly spreads from person to person through the air by coughing, sneezing or talking, and by touching a person’s hands, surface or object. The flu virus infects your respiratory system such as the nose, throat and sometimes your lungs. It...
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Take the worry out of travel vaccinations in Geelong

June 15, 2015 Most people are escaping Victoria at this time of year, heading for sunnier climates. If you’re thinking of joining their ranks, let the experts at Health e Medical Centre take the worry of vaccination out of your hands. No matter your age, destination or length of stay, it’s important to take your health seriously, and...
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