We have long been aware of the physical benefits of regular exercise. It helps decrease the risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and fights the menace of obesity. Most runners describe feeling more energetic after they perform exercise. The countless health benefits of exercise cannot be ignored but recent research has also shown that…

Obesity has increased significantly in recent years in Australia putting it in the 21st worldwide rank and the 3rd rank in the Anglosphere for obesity according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Overweight, often defined as weighing 20% more than your healthy ideal, affects more than 17 million Australians with 4 million falling in the…

Sexual dysfunction or a sexual problem is defined as facing problems in any part of the sexual response cycle, which prevents the individual or couple from experiencing sexual gratification. It is most correctly described as sexual dissatisfaction because of this reason and can lead to intimacy problems in your relationship. The sexual response cycle is…

Sleep is a nature’s mechanism to restart your body. It is a process that fuels your body while you put your mind and body to rest. Many of us fail to recognise that we are suffering from a sleep disorder. Feelings of tiredness during the day even though you feel that you slept during the…

In this era of technological proliferation a laid-back lifestyle has engulfed much of Australia’s population. With the cases of obesity rising to an astounding figure of 67.4% in Australia as reported by World Health Organization report of 2007, absence of a health-conscious population is a serious issue. Apart from deteriorating physical health, a rise in…

Irritable bowel syndrome comprises of a constellation of symptoms related to your bowel habits. It is a chronic condition of the large intestine in which the food moves either too slowly or more rapidly. The most distressing element of this disease is the complexity in recognizing a specific contributing factor for it. Diagnosing this illness…