Thunderstorm asthma can be triggered by an uncommon type of thunderstorm that can cause grass pollen grains to be swept up in the clouds as a storm forms during grass pollen season. When the moisture is absorbed, the pollen grains burst open and release large amounts of small allergen particles. Because these particles are so … Continue reading Thunderstorm Asthma in Victoria
In Australia, approximately one person develops diabetes every 5 minutes and recent studies have shown that the amount of people who have diabetes has tripled since 1990. Type 2 diabetes is the most prevalent type and many people living with it don’t actually know they have it. The first step when one suspects they may … Continue reading Diabetes Educator at Encompass Medical Centre
The journey to losing weight can be confusing. The media is flooded with countless fad diets and exercise programs that all promise miracles. The health food market is a multi-billion dollar industry and is saturated with expensive gluten free foods and ‘organic labels’. With so many experts and so many facets of the weight loss … Continue reading Want to lose weight? Why seeing your doctor is a good place to start.