Health and Well-being

Health news category is the general Health news that goes onto the Health page

Telephone crisis supporters taking calls in the Lifeline call room

A night on the front line

The Monthly Chronicle sits in on a shift at Lifeline’s local office serving the nation It’s 6pm on a wintery evening and as commuters rush...

Reduce your risk of stroke

Up to 80% of strokes may be preventable - in recognition of this, the focus of September’s 3-9th Stroke Awareness Week is promoting education...
Suzanne Hediger (far right) guides her first seniors ballet class, with (from left to right): Nicola MacGee, Kanako Birchall, Greer Spicer, Carol Shaw and Helena Coulson.

Silver swans have landed

Jenny Barlass New adult ballet classes in Beecroft aimed at seniors is helping over fifties discover a new way to build strength, balance and endurance...

Eating for two, wisely

Tasha Jennings, Naturopath, Nutritionist, Natural Fertility Specialist Plus other things you shouldn’t take during pregnancy As the saying goes, you are what you eat.  This statement...

Conception update

Tasha Jennings, Naturopath, Nutritionist, Natural Fertility Specialist Prenatal supplements: the facts you need to know So you want to have a baby!  You have probably been told...
Melissa Walker treating a client’s foot issue

Best foot forward

Melissa Walker, Pennant Hills Podiatrist Whether it’s in summer with feet in sandals and thongs or in winter tucked into boots and school and work...
Regular checking of elder loved ones is important for everyone’s well-being

Check in on your loved ones

SUE BUCKLE While visiting your elderly relatives or friends, it’s important to take note of any changes in well-being or living standards. A messy house,...

Lyme – the disease that isn’t

Jenny Barlass It’s the medical conspiracy of our times - a disease that the Australian Government refuses to recognize, nor sanction treatment on the public...

Busting the myths about sleep

DR SHANE PASCOE, PSYCHOLOGIST & SLEEP EXPERT Your path to a restful night awaits…. How did you sleep last night? Are you tired all the time?...
Exercise plays a huge role in staying younger longer

Putting off getting old

PROF. ROSS GRANT, NEUROPHARMACOLOGIST, THE SAN For centuries civilisations have asked the same questions: how do we live longer and stave off the negative effects...