Category Archives: Health

Our Cardiologist’s plea to the Candidates for Manning Hospital

WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE: ICU with nurses and ICU specialists. Some of the nurses and all of the ICU specialists have previously worked at the Mayo Cardiac Cath Lab. This is good as some of the nursing staff are already

The truth on chemical peels

Are you struggling with tired aged looking skin with too many wrinkles? As we try to appear as youthful as possible, we look to services that can help us look younger.  One of the services that stands out, for not

How to have the sun kissed look without the burn

It has been one of the hottest summers on record and with temperatures clearing the 35 degree mark  the chance  to have a healthy sun kissed glow becomes more and more remote.  Any time spent out in the sun without


It had to happen. One of the stoic staff at Manning Hospital is finally speaking out about the struggle to maintain standards and provide patient care consistent with the current accepted standards and guidelines. . . against the odds! A Manning Hospital

How to survive a heart attack when alone.

We contacted Dr Seshasayee Narsimhan, General and Interventional Cardiologist at Manning Hospital, who  sent the following information – What to do when a heart attack occurs? Should you experience a heart attack – regardless of whether you’re alone or in

Hair Loss

As many of us have realised, the festive period has been a time where we have added a few kilos and when we look  the mirror we start to realise the long road ahead to getting our weight under control. 

The wisdom of life – Ayurveda

Ayurveda has been practised in India for over 6000 years and is regarded at the mother of all healing systems. Based on the sacred book of Hindus which was written about 1800BC, Ayurveda is the sister science to yoga and 


With announcement of the cutback of services in the cath lab at the Mayo Private Hospital in Taree, there is now nowhere in the Taree area where urgent public and private heart patients can be treated. Of course it’s all

Summer means sunscreen

With the weather bureau suggesting that we should expect hot dry conditions over the next several months as much as 80% increase on the maximum temperatures,  there is little doubt our bodies will be exposed to damaging harmful radiation which


Ever worried about life after retirement? Whilst we know having a job pays the bills, you might underestimate the social benefits, the sense of identity and community being employed might provide.  So if you suddenly stop work and retire without

The benefits of seaweed

The benefits of seaweed are quickly becoming one of the most popular ingredients in today’s cosmetics.  The ocean is a wealth of mineral substances and are concentrated in the cells of seaweed to produce a cocktail of elements to assist

Just what is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Graham Taylor I have just returned from Edinburgh, Scotland, where I presented a case study paper to 120 delegates of the International College of Applied Kinesiology. Attendees were from the USA, Canada, the UK, Korea, New Zealand and many parts