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Men’s Health

Managing Asthma – Your Step by Step Guide

March 9, 2016

Asthma can be a frightening condition to experience and horrible to witness.

One in ten people in Australia has asthma and it affects people of all ages.

In conjunction with intelligent application of conventional medicine and natural therapies, asthmas impact can be managed.

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Polypharmacy – Too Much of a Bad Thing for Our Elderly!

February 12, 2016

Do you know someone who has more than four types of medication in the bathroom cabinet?

Rather than improving health outcomes, it’s a major cause for alarm – polypharmacy (the use of four or more medications by a patient) leads to an increased risk of frailty or death in our elderly as shown by research conducted by an Australian cohort.

Half of Australians over 65 years of age take at least five different types of medicine (prescription and non-prescription). Among over 75-year-olds, the numbers are even higher.

As health practitioners we need to provide better alternatives and perhaps think about reducing or stopping many medications altogether to minimise drug related problems.

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Free Initial Consult – At Your Place or Ours

February 25, 2015

At Emed we like to stay at the forefront of the Natural Health industry.

We believe that no matter where you are located in Australia or around the world, you deserve access the best Natural Health Practitioners, genetic/pathology testing and products available.

Therefore we are introducing a Free Initial Consultation for new and existing members.

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Men Don’t Cry! Exploring Male Depression

February 20, 2015

Unrealistic expectations placed on men is dramatically impacting their mental health in increasing and frightening numbers.

On average, 1 in 8 Australian men will have depression at some stage of their lives, however many will not get the assistance they need.

Key in managing depression is initiating healthy, all encompassing coping skills including setting realistic goals, surrounding oneself with a support system, choosing enjoyable activities and introducing a healthy lifestyle.

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How Healthy Is Your Sperm?

October 1, 2014

The importance of sperm health is often underestimated when trying to conceive.

Statistically 1 in 6 couples have difficulty trying to become pregnant. Problems with male fertility represents about 40% of the reason some couples have difficulty conceiving.

Unlike women, men are constantly producing sex cells. While a woman is born with all the eggs she’ll ever have, men produce sperm continually. What a man does on a daily basis to his body therefore can affect the sperm maturation process.

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You’ve Had Your Prostate Gland Removed.. Now What?

December 4, 2013

Approximately 30% of Australian men have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and it is predicted to affect up to 31,000 men by 2020.

Radical prostatectomy (prostate removal) is a common procedure used for prostate cancer management – but what happens after surgery?

Many men are left with ongoing and unpleasant side effects from this surgery such as urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction.

Find out how you can improve your recovery experience after a radical prostatectomy for the best possible quality of life.

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