Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis Part Three

In Part One and Part Two, we looked at the symptoms of osteoarthritis and some common forms of pain management. In this instalment, we look at the ways exercise can assist with managing osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

Improve Brain and Nervous System

Nutrients to help improve your brain and nervous system

One of the best ways to preserve your brain and nervous systems is to give them a constant supply of essential nutrients.


What does friendship mean to you?

We asked our readers what friendship meant to them – here are some of our favourite responses.

Why Do Boys Need HPV Vaccinations?

Why Do Boys Need HPV Vaccinations?

A vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) was introduced in Australia in 2007 to protect girls against cervical cancer and has since been rolled out around the world. But the vaccination is just as important for adolescent boys. Here’s why:

Improve your hearing tips

How to improve your hearing

How to improve your hearing

Take Control Heart Health

Take control of your heart health

Romantics and doctors say the heart is a mysterious thing. But when you've been told that you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure or any other condition that is heart-related, you don't want mystery — you want answers!

Worst Things with Cold

5 worst things you can do when you have a cold

So you think you know the drill? You could be slowing your recovery.

When Someone Dies

What to Say After Someone Dies

We care about our friends and family when they're grieving, but what do we say or do when a friend is overwhelmed by sorrow?