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 Consultations in all aspects of medicine including
Facial Cosmetics, anti-wrinkle, dermal and lip fillers
Family Planning, sexual health, coil and implant insertions
Minor surgery and skin
Book Appointment

Posts tagged “gym”

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...

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!

Take care and stay healthy x

Dr Nora 😊

Source: https://instagram.com/p/Bl9ZytMnoiY/

“Doc, how do I loose weight? 🤔” Is a question I hear all the time.

With summer just around the corner it’s time to get into shape.

From the Atkins diet to the South Beach diet, there are loads of ways to loose weight.

Many of these diets often cause a quick reduction in weight due to the loss of fluid in the body, rather than fat. The best and safest way to loose weight is with traditional exercise and eating healthy balanced meals.

Exercise can be fun and it’s suggested that you do at least 30 minutes of activity 5 times in a week to get your heart pumping. That could be anything from a brisk walk to kick boxing!

Let’s get fit for summer together 💪

Remember to always seek the advice of your medical doctor before going on any exercise plans. As always, if you have any questions feel free to pop by and see me in clinic.

Take care and stay healthy x

Dr Nora 😊

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Type 1 Diabetes | Everything You Need to Know

From what it is, who it affects, the symptoms and how to best manage it?

SUGAR

First up. Lets talk about sugar, its everywhere. With its popular sweet taste, it’s used in food, drinks and even medicines.

Normally when your body has sugar, it produces insulin which converts the sugar into energy. The problem of course is that if you have too much sugar, too much energy will be produced for you to utilise and it’ll then be stored as fat.

Type 1 diabetes is classed as an autoimmune condition (this means that the body’s immune system which usually helps you fight diseases, actually incorrectly targets insulin producing cells). Because of this, patients who have type 1 diabetes, don’t produce insulin and so sugar simply passes through the body. Which leads to weight loss, tiredness and more severely organ damage.

SYMPTOMS

Type 1 diabetes accounts for about 10% of all cases of diabetes and is usually diagnosed in patients under the age of 30.

There are several symptoms but the commonest are:

- Passing urine more - an average person will pass urine 4-7 times in 24 hours, but diabetics may go a lot more, as the sugar is no longer being stored.

- This can then make you feel very thirsty and give you a dry mouth.

- Because of the lack of energy being produced you may end up feeling very tired, always hungry and lose weight.

- Lots of skin infections - such as recurrent boils.

- And also blurred vision, as high sugar levels can cause harm to your blood vessels including those in your eye. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of reversible blindness in Australia.

If you are concerned with any of these symptoms, please speak your doctor for a check up and blood test.

MANAGEMENT

It’s really important that if you have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you monitor you blood sugar levels on a regular basis.

How to monitor your blood sugar: https://youtu.be/F-OK6nh6Uk4

Always remember, good levels mean less risk of complications.

COMPLICATIONS

If diabetes is poorly managed there are a number of serious complications.

- Retinopathy which can lead to blindness.

- Kidney Failure which can lead to requiring dialysis.

- High blood pressure

- Depression

- Ulcers on feet

- Heart disease

- Stroke

So it is really important that if you are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, that you take your medication as described and continue to monitor your blood sugar levels. This will help you reduce your risk of developing any long term complications and lead you to live a happy and healthy life.

Take care and stay healthy.

Dr Nora x

You can view more video demonstrations or arrange to drop by at my website: http://drnora.com

FILM BY VTUDIO | https://vtudio.com

CREDITS

Drawing References - Thin, Muscly and Fat Man