Category: Gastroenterologist

An outline of the human bowel is superimposed on a woman as she holds her stomach

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is June

Bowel Cancer kills 101 people each week in Australia. It is our second most deadly cancer. This month, we discuss how your diet and lifestyle can impact the chances of bowel cancer. What is bowel cancer? Bowel cancer or colorectal cancer are cells that mutate in your intestinal tract causing a tumour. The most common

A happy senior man and woman after the man's prostate cancer screening in men's health awareness month in Epping

Men’s Health Awareness Month: 5 Preventive Healthcare Screenings for Men

Did you know the risk for prostate cancer is about 2.5 times higher than if someone has a first-degree relative with the disease? Like prostate cancer, when you look at other major diseases – like heart disease, diabetes, or bowel cancer – men are more likely to suffer from them and yet pay no heeds to preventive measures. This Men’s Health Awareness Month, think of preventive healthcare as an investment. According to our doctors in Epping Family Medical and Specialist Center, here are the essential 5 preventative healthcare screenings for men.

10 things to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome

10 things to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The first thing to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome is that it is a syndrome, not a disease. This means IBS is a combination of abnormalities that occurs together. In addition IBS can be insidious, chronic and can cause extensive damage to your digestive system. Here are the 10 things to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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