Health Prevention and Screening

Menopause is all about Hormones and Hearts

Watch Dr Brittany Wakefield’s latest message about the menopause New research from UQ has linked the vasomotor symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes and night sweats to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is one of the most common causes of death in women, but a lot of women consider themselves to…

Next Week is Men’s Health Week

Being men we don’t like to talk about it. Make it a priority to book for a men’s health check if you haven’t had one in the last 2 years. Health checks can check for risk factors for: heart diseasestrokedementia diabetes sexual dysfunctioncancers -skin , bowel and prostate A health check is also a good…

Did you know this is World Haemochromatosis Week?

Haemochromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in Australia. For the 1 in 200 people affected, and the iron overload it can cause serious health problems The most common symptoms of this inherited iron overload disorder are: •  Fatigue, weakness and lethargy•  Joint pains Other symptoms can include: •  Abdominal pain•  Diabetes•  Liver disorders; enlarged…

Vinnies needs more help to support the homeless please

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great uncertainty for people around the world andat home. Many face the prospect of falling into homelessness due to job losses and financialinsecurity. Please help me support the work of @VinniesAU by sponsoring Dr Paul Colbrook’s #CEOSleepoutAU: https://www.ceosleepout.org.au/fundraisers/paulcolbrook/brisbane

Coronavirus advice updated 27 February 2020

There is a lot of concern in the news and media regards a novel virus originating in Wuhan, China. Patients who pose the greatest risk include: Travel to China in the 14 days before the onset of illness. OR Travel to the following within 14 days before onset of illness: Hong KongIndonesiaIranItalyJapanSingaporeSouth KoreaOR Close contact…

Bulk billed Skin checks at Reydon Street Medical Centre on Friday 29 November 2019

TRIPLE M’S BIGGEST SKIN CHECK is back Bulk billed Skin checks at Reydon Street Medical Centre on Friday 29 November 2019 Last year we posted about the Triple M Biggest Skin Check day. Read more here… This year Triple M are running the Biggest Skin Check day again. As skin cancer and  melanoma are such…

Babies can still have their vaccinations when they have a cold or are on antibiotics.

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The doctors at Reydon Street Medical Centre get regular questions from parents asking if their baby can still have their vaccinations when they have a cold or are on antibiotics. The human body is an amazing thing and protects us from many infectious challenges on a daily basis. The immune system can cope with a…
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