Ever walked into a chemist and felt overwhelmed by all of the different medicines and vitamins? This week is all about being Medicine Wise. 💊
Whether you’re taking prescribed medication or over the counter supplements it’s time to question what they are for, how you are taking them and what potential side effects they have. If medicines are not used correctly, serious issues can occur. Each year 230,000 Australians are hospitalised with problems by their medicines. It is vital that your medications are reviewed regularly by your doctor to ensure they are still needed.
So next time your getting a script make sure you’ve got all your information. If you have any concerns or questions please pop by and see me in clinic.
Take care and stay healthy 😘
Dr Nora 💉
For more information visit nps.org.au/bemedicinewise
Calling all Tradies 🗣️ 🔊 It’s Tradies National Health Month! 💪
You make up 30% of the workforce population and without having your tip top health your work could be compromised.
3 in 5 major workplace injuries involve a trade so it’s time to get serious about your health!
This month is all about raising awareness and keeping you fit and strong. If you have any muscular aches or pains it could be time to see a physiotherapist or if you haven’t had a check up in a while pop by and see me in clinic.
Lets keep the nation’s construction, plumbing and gas works running smoothly!
On an average day we take over 20,000 breaths. If you’re a smoker, a proportion of those breaths will be filled with toxic chemicals such as nicotine, ammonia, formaldehye and carbon monoxide, chemicals which sound like they belong in a science experiment not your body.
This week I’m encouraging you to reduce your cigarette consumption and see for yourself what difference it’ll make to your lungs and energy. The more oxygen your body is able to take in, the more energy you’ll have and the healthier you’ll be.
If you would like more help and advice, please pop by and see me in clinic.