One of the most commonly frustrated types of women we see in our clinic are those who are approaching menopause. This period of time is called perimenopause. It’s a tricky time for women, with a lot of change occurring in your body without you actually changing anything. You’re eating well, exercising, getting eight hours of sleep, but the weight just jumps on without your permission. Unfair, I know. So why does this happen?
Not looking forward to another night of poor sleep? We don’t blame you. It’s no secret that insomnia can take a huge toll on your health. But contrary to popular belief, poor sleep isn't something you should have to live with. So how do we fix this?
As we find ourselves halfway through the year (and wondering where the time has gone), it's not uncommon to experience a dip in motivation and energy levels. This phenomenon, often referred to as "the mid-year blues," can cast a dark, looming shadow on our productivity levels, and it's often characterised by a sense of fatigue and burnout. James Jensen from Hello Health shares his top tips
On Tuesday, 4 July Queensland Country Health Fund’s employees and 70,000+ Members formally joined the HBF family with the acquisition of the Fund complete.
Have you been sitting all day? Then these two Chair Yoga stretches and breathing techniques will help relax your hips and spine.
Recognising the wonderful support from our Members and the impact of lower claims, Queensland Country Health Fund is delighted to announce it will return $3 million in profits to eligible Members in June 2023.
An estimated 1.9 million Australians show some degree of macular disease1. The macula is the point of central vision in the eye, and when disease causes the tissue to degenerate, it results in a painless loss of detailed central vision. This Macula Month, OPSM shares their tips for a healthy macula and recommendations for how to manage diagnosed macular disease.
The Heart Foundation uses Heart Week to shine a spotlight on the problem of heart disease. It's a chance to encourage people to make small changes that can have a big impact on their health and wellbeing.
Chronic diseases are becoming more common within the community and are a priority for the health sector. With nearly half of the Australian population having at least one of the eight major chronic conditions, we thought we would share a quick overview of chronic diseases.