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Valewood Clinic Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in Australia. Women of all ages should know the steps to detect breast cancer. Early diagnosis means more treatment options and better chances of survival. What is breast cancer? Breasts are made up of ducts and lobules that are surrounded by connective and fatty tissue. The lobules … Read more

Valewood clinic, GP, Diet

A potential link has been found in a new study at The University of Sydney that could benefit our immune system as well as our gut health. A study from the University of Sydney has found that a high-protein diet can change the gut microbiota, which triggers an immune response. Researchers say the study takes … Read more

Diabetes, Valewood GP

It is estimated that around more than 1.8 million Australians have diabetes and more than 120,000 have developed this disease over the past year. Read more about the signs, symptoms and risk factors. Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus, is a disease that affects the way your body processes sugar (glucose). Glucose is the body’s primary source … Read more

skincheck

It seems counterintuitive but Autumn and Winter are the best times of the year to do skin health checks. We’ve compiled a few reasons why you should book your appointment now. Why do I need a skin check? In summer the sun damages your skin. This damage can make it difficult to spot small changes … Read more

endometriosis valewood clinic

This month is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis affects 1 in 9 women and is a painful and chronic condition that can lead to debilitating symptoms and infertility. This month provides us with an opportunity to shine a light on the condition and help to improve outcomes for women suffering in silence. What is endometriosis? Often … Read more

a woman holding scales to her ear - weight loss after covid

It’s the current buzzword in dieting. Does it work? Can it also improve your overall health and general well-being?   The pandemic has definitely taken its toll on all of us, mentally and physically. With lockdowns finally at an end, you have probably found yourself not where you were two years ago- health or fitness-wise. Intermittent … Read more

coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11: information for parents and guardians Click here to read the information from the Australian Government.

telehealth doctors Mulgrave

VALEWOOD CLINIC IS OPEN AND AVAILABLE FOR ALL YOUR HEALTH CARE NEEDS We recommend that all patients book a TeleHealth consultation before booking an on-site appointment. This allows the doctor to arrange for you to be seen safely and minimise any contact with other patients. Book Online

coronavirus update

If you are experiencing any respiratory symptoms, please let our front reception know. To ensure the safety of our staff and other patients, we kindly request that you wear a mask when you enter the clinic. Thank you for your cooperation in helping us prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses.

12 tips for better sleep

Quality sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a good diet, as its deprivation or disruption can have negative effects on hormones, exercise performance and brain function. It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk. Top tips for better sleep. Over the past few decades, both sleep quality and quantity have … Read more

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