News

COVID-19 Announcement

Update In these uncertain times, you may be wondering how you can ensure that you and your immune system are in the best physical shape possible, given that you are advised to stay at home and to socially isolate, aside from life’s necessities including your medical appointments (as per Scott Morrison). Many medical practices are …

Read more

Should I get a measles vaccine booster? / Executive Medicine

Should I get a measles vaccine booster?

There have been several measles outbreaks internationally including in Sydney, of late. Nearly 100 cases have been reported for 2019 so far this year, which is not far from the total number of people for the whole of 2018 according to the Dept. Health. The common question therefore is, am I protected and should I …

Read more

Is what I eat making me more stressed, anxious and depressed? / Executive Medicine

Is what I eat making me more stressed, anxious and depressed?

Recently an article in the Wall Street journal talked about a young woman, a chef in a Michelin starred restaurant, who treated her anxiety with modifying her diet – more whole grains, leafy greens, avocado and nuts. She improved. So, is there a connection with what we eat and how we think and feel? A …

Read more

Should I be worried about stress & premature ageing / Executive Medicine

Should I be worried about stress

Stressful day While stress is unavoidable (and in fact good for you in manageable doses), I don’t believe most people appreciate that chronic unremitting ‘stress’ does significant physical harm: It causes accelerated arterial plaque leading to increased heart attack and stroke risk. It, in animal models, causes ‘stripping‘ of brain neuronal synapses, increasing the risk …

Read more

Why is resting the mind important? / Executive Medicine

Why is resting the mind important?

I recently went to my annual week-long meditation retreat. There were a few key points made which I believe are hugely important. Top of the list is sensory overload. With the amount of sensory input coming at us daily such as electronic media, noise pollution, the number of people we interact with either face to …

Read more

The Causes of Stress and What it Does to Your Body / Executive Medicine

The Causes of Stress and What it Does to Your Body

Being stressed is not a diagnosable illness so much as a state of being that comes from feeling under pressure. Stress is not always a bad thing. Stress can be motivating – encouraging you to strive, achieve and do better. In addition, what is a stressful situation to one person can be an exciting or …

Read more

7 Things You Need to Know to Stop Stress in Your Life / Executive Medicine

7 Things You Need to Know to Stop Stress in Your Life

If you want to beat stress, you first need to understand how it is playing out in your life. We uncover seven factors to be aware of when working out a strategy to manage your stress. 1. Stress affects different people in different ways Everyone responds to stress in their own way. For example, stress …

Read more

Call Now Button