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New year, new you?

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Jan 3, 2018 | Comments Off on New year, new you?

Setting New Year’s goals that are built to last It’s that time of the year when we face the end of one year and begin to move forward to the next.  It’s a time that brings about a natural desire to do some internal, psychological housekeeping.  Anyone who has made a New Year’s resolution or…

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Sometimes the bully lies within

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Oct 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Sometimes the bully lies within

Have you ever found yourself feeling sad or anxious over seemingly minor things? Perhaps a conversation didn’t go as you had hoped, you find yourself fretting about an un-returned phone call or message?  Sometimes, it’s the way we think about these everyday experiences which gets us in a knot.  The way we interpret things, the…

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Sometimes life gets difficult. Take care of yourself.

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | May 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Sometimes life gets difficult. Take care of yourself.

As my first contribution, I thought it may be useful to start with something which forms the foundation of good mental health.  Too often, we look at new and complex ways of trying to improve our daily experience, when in fact, a simple, foundational strategy can make a large impact. Sometimes it can feel as…

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It’s time to act!

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Apr 24, 2017 | Comments Off on It’s time to act!

Of the 4.1 million unvaccinated people in Australia who make up the majority? Children? Adolescents? No. As published by researchers at UNSW recently, 92 per cent (3.8 million) adults are unvaccinated and they are putting us all at risk. The Government provides free adult vaccines for influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia and shingles for people over the…

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How Nutrition Can Change The Course Of Your Health

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Mar 23, 2017 | Comments Off on How Nutrition Can Change The Course Of Your Health

  As the first few months of the year come to a close, many of you have probably struggled to adhere to your new year’s resolutions. The countless excuses and lack of motivation to shed the unwanted kilos may lead at least 80% of people to fail their new year’s resolution by February. The truth…

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It’s Movember time

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Nov 7, 2016 | Comments Off on It’s Movember time

Movember Summer is nearly upon us and, in addition to the re-emergence of cricket, tennis and the beach, there has been a noticeable increase in the hairy upper lip; the Mo’s have grown, and it’s time to tackle some issues that we simply don’t address usually. At Seven Hills Family Doctors we are committed to…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month October

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Oct 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Breast Cancer Awareness Month October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October This October, Seven Hills Family Doctors has joined the National Breast Cancer Foundation in its awareness campaign and its goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. The current statistics are concerning with 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and 8 women dying…

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National Asthma Week

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Sep 5, 2016 | Comments Off on National Asthma Week

National Asthma week is the first week of September and at Seven Hills Family Doctors we are supporting the National Asthma Council and Asthma Foundations in improving people’s health and Asthma control. One way to better breathing includes the 5Bs: Become informed Blow away allergy Brush up on technique Befriend your health professional Be even…

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Bridge to Brisbane

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Sep 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Bridge to Brisbane

Well all the Bridge to Brisbane numbers are in – hundreds of thousands in funds raised across multiple charities, revamped 5km and 10km courses traversing the great bridges of Brisbane (excluding the old Gateway start which was not missed) and 8th place in my age group as Seven Hills Family Doctors running representative. I’d like…

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Zika virus: What you should know

By Seven Hills Family Doctors | Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Zika virus: What you should know

Zika virus: What you should know Virus quick facts Zika is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes (primarily by the Aedes aegypti species.) These mosquitos are found throughout much of the Americas, Asia, and Africa, in both tropical and sub-tropical regions. The Aedes mosquito bite both indoors and outdoors and mostly during the daytime.…

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