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What Is The Flu?

What is the Flu? The flu is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses A or B. "the flu," is an illness caused by RNA viruses that infect the respiratory tract of humans.  “The flu” virus results in a person getting a fever, cough, headache, and tired with no energy; some people also may [...]

By | 2016-05-30T04:13:24+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Is The Flu?

Our Easter Opening Hours

Please be advised we are OPEN Easter long weekend! Online bookings are available or please contact us for an appointment by phoning : 8251 3885 Our Easter Opening Hours: 24/03/2016 – Thursday – 8 am to 6 pm 25/03/2016 Good Friday – CLOSED 26/03/2016 Saturday – 9am to 1 pm 27/03/2016 Sunday – 9am to 4 pm [...]

By | 2016-05-30T04:13:13+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Easter Opening Hours

Sleep problems in pre-schoolers and junior school

Many problems in this age group stem from a child's struggles between a need to develop independence and the need to be close to those they love. Common sleep disturbance in this age group include: Inability or unwillingness to fall sleep or stay asleep alone Bedtime fears, bedtime refusal Chronic and persistent night-time waking Sleep [...]

By | 2016-03-02T04:59:32+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sleep problems in pre-schoolers and junior school

Why not start 2016 with a Hearing Assessment?

Why is it important to have a Hearing Assessment? Our ears a fascinating parts of our body that like most body parts, change with age. As we age, our hearing can deteriorate also, you may be asking your family to repeat things to you multiple times, or when in background noisy situations (such as a [...]

By | 2016-03-02T04:56:36+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why not start 2016 with a Hearing Assessment?

Contraception – An Alternative

At HealthSense Medical Centre, Dr Joanne Marshall is experienced in the insertion and removal of an IUD. What is an intra-uterine device? An intra-uterine device (IUD) is placed inside the uterus  to prevent pregnancy. At SHine SA two types of IUD are used: •  a hormonal IUD (Mirena) made of plastic that releases small amounts [...]

By | 2016-03-02T10:22:51+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Contraception – An Alternative

Avocado Dip

We would like to thank the patient who dropped this recipe for Avocado Dip in Surgery. Unfortunately we were unable to return it to the rightful owner, so have posted the recipe here on our website in the hopes it will be seen and used: Ingredients: 2-3 Ripe Avocados 4 Tbs Sour Cream ½ Spanish [...]

By | 2016-03-02T05:00:33+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Avocado Dip

MOVEMBER

Hello all you Mobro's and Mosista's.  It is that time of year again when the rare lip caterpillar makes its appearance on the face of men around the world. But all fun aside this is an important time to discuss Men's Health, and Mental Health in general. For those who are new to the idea, [...]

By | 2016-03-02T05:01:52+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MOVEMBER

Headaches & Physiotherapy

Most of us have suffered from a headache at some point in our lives, and know just how debilitating it can be. Headaches are one of the most common complaints with one in 20 adults suffering from the disabling condition every day. Some people suffer on a daily basis over a number of years, affecting their mood, productivity and [...]

By | 2016-03-02T05:06:08+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Advice|Comments Off on Headaches & Physiotherapy

THANK YOU

The Team at HealthSense Medical Centre would like to thank everyone whom participated in our Halloween event, both in attendance and contribution to our raffle and games prizes. The following winners are: Lyndall - Green E82 - Massage Voucher - Donated by Deb's Healing Therapies, Greenwith Pip – Red E24 - Pharmacy Basket - Donated [...]

By | 2016-03-02T05:01:45+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THANK YOU
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