What is causing the overdose deaths in Australia?

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre run by UNSW released a report in August revealing some very sobering statistics, which can be found here.

They found that in 2016 there were 1045 opioid-induced deaths among Australians aged 15-64 years (6.6 per 100,000 people), which is anĀ increase over the last ten years from 3.8 per 100,000 people in 2007. Continue reading “What is causing the overdose deaths in Australia?”

Boxers or briefs: could it affect your sperm?

Male underwear choice. A highly personal decision based on comfort and fit, but does it have an impact on sperm count? Continue reading “Boxers or briefs: could it affect your sperm?”

Blood pressure: the silent brain killer

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How does blood pressure affect your brain? What can we do to optimise our blood pressure?

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Let’s talk Low Carb

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I think it’s about time I wrote a post about one of my favourite topics: diet. Or more specifically, the Low Carb/High Fat (LCHF) or the ketogenic diet.

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Social wellbeing: why it matters

I was listening to a podcast the other day and came across a study conducted by Harvard University, which followed a group men from the college and later on other participants, over nearly 80 years to see if they could tease out some clues on how to live a healthy and happy life. Continue reading “Social wellbeing: why it matters”