Pain is the number one reason why people seek medical help, and yet it remains one of the most neglected and poorly treated conditions.1 Chronic pain is a serious and debilitating condition. It is complex, varying considerably depending on the type of pain or the underlying issue (if known) and, most importantly, the individual
Recent studies indicate that healthy Australian employees are likely to be almost three times more productive than their unhealthy colleagues. At Mariners Medical we believe that health, happiness, and productivity at work are directly related, and we are inviting local businesses in the community to cultivate all three areas through the Mariners Medical Corporate Wellness Program.
Yesterday Shadow Minister for Health, Catherine King and MP Member for Dobell, Emma McBride paid a visit to Warnervale GP Super Clinic. During their visit, the pair spent time with local GPs to discuss the continuing detrimental impact the Medicare freeze is having on the health of Central Coast communities.
A chronic wound is a wound that does not heal in an expected time frame and does not respond to simple wound care management strategies. Chronic wounds normally occur when healing seems to get stagnated in one or more of the phases of wound healing
Regular health checks are considered a good practice for everyone, but they do become increasingly important as we get older. Once you hit 40, it is recommended that you visit your doctor or healthcare specialist regularly for health checks and tests.
The most important thing you may do for your health this winter is get your skin checked. While most people take on-board the sun-smart message during summer, it is often neglected during the winter months.
Whooping cough (also known as 'pertussis') is a highly contagious respiratory bacterial infection of the lungs and airways caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
Menopause is an inevitable time in a woman's life when her hormones decline. Understanding what is happening with our bodies can help us to find healthy solutions to cope better with the challenges this phase of life brings us. 9 top ways to manage menopause with a healthy lifestyle:
Our team want to wish you and your family a happy and healthy Easter and have put together some easy to follow tips to help you to have your chocolate and eat it too but without compromising your health.
Getting to know your GP and getting advice can help identify any under lying health problems early. These types of health issues you really do want to know about sooner rather than later. Read on to see what is involved in getting your ‘Man Check’
Mariners Medical is a proud sponsor of Central Coast Mariners Football Club which demonstrates their genuine commitment to supporting the local Central Coast community
Ladies, when did you last have a pap smear? If you can’t remember it has probably been longer than 2 years and you should consider making an appointment with your GP.
Meningococcal, a lethal disease that can kill within hours, has been the cause of a growing number of deaths. NSW Health is urging the public to be aware of the signs and symptoms associated to prevent more fatalities.
With temperatures set to soar on the Central Coast this weekend our GPs are urging families to be cautious in the heat and to ensure everyone is kept well hydrated. Older people, young children, pregnant or breastfeeding women, and people with heart disease, high blood pressure or lung disease are most at risk.