Health & Lifestyle

Depression
Depression

Depression is more than just a low mood - it's a serious illness. People with depression find it hard to function every day. Depression has serious effects on physical and mental health.

Diabetes
Diabetes

There is a lot of talk about type 2 diabetes, but do you actually know what it is or how it can affect you?

A specialist talks about depression - part 2
A specialist talks about depression - part 2

Doctor Grant Blashki, a GP and mental health researcher talks about ways to manage depression.

A specialist talks about depression - part 3
A specialist talks about depression - part 3

Doctor Grant Blashki, a GP and mental health researcher talks about ways to manage depression.

Diabetes useful links


Learn more about diabetes by visiting these diabetes peak body websites.

Cancer
Cancer

There are no easy fixes when it comes to cancer. But what we do know is that there are some simple proactive steps that you can take in what Cancer Council Australia calls living a “cancer smart...

Cancer useful links

To help you find out more about the causes, prevention, detection and management of cancer we have put together some relevant cancer links and resources.

Arthritis
Arthritis

Arthritis is often talked about as “a normal part of ageing” but it isn’t. In fact, anyone can get arthritis and most people with arthritis are aged between 15 and 60.

Arthritis useful links

Learn more about arthritis by visiting these arthritis peak body websites.

Sleeping well
Sleeping well

Excessive tiredness has also been linked to many accidents, in the car, at work or in the home. So if sleep is not happening for you then it might be time to do something about it.


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Taking care "down there"

We all know that your body changes as you get older. Some of it we just accept as a part of life, and other things, the ones perhaps a bit more personal and private, we often tend to ignore, hoping that they will go away. So what are the problems we are talking about, or as is often the case, not talking about? Is there something that you should be following up with your doctor?

Tell your story

If you have an interesting health story, your fellow Shed members would appreciate hearing from you in the health and lifestyle discussions.

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