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A happy senior man and woman after the man's prostate cancer screening in men's health awareness month in Epping
Gastroenterologist
Epping Family Medical & Specialist Centre

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.

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A heart health doctor stressing the importance of healthy diet and exercise to ward off heart disease
Dietitian
Epping Family Medical & Specialist Centre

Top Diet and Lifestyle Measures to Ward Off Heart Disease

Heart disease is tricky. In order to prevent heart disease, it comes down to two things. First up, a heart-healthy diet that is free from unwanted sodium, and rich in omega fatty acid. Next is leading an active life coupled with limited alcohol consumption. Here is our top diet and lifestyle measures to ward off heart disease.

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A girl suffering from regular headaches might need to see a doctor for her headaches, Doctors in Epping
Doctors
Epping Family Medical & Specialist Centre

When to see a doctor for headaches?

Most bouts of day-to-day headaches are not something to be worried about. But, in case you’ve experienced the worst headache of your life or a headache that keeps coming back, then it might be time to worry about them. Our doctors have compiled a list of top reasons when to see a doctor for headaches.

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10 things to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Dietitian
Epping Family Medical & Specialist Centre

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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Can iron deficiency affect your mental health? Dietician in Epping
Dietitian
Epping Family Medical & Specialist Centre

Can Iron Deficiency affect your mental health?

Iron deficiency is considered to be a physical condition, but there is a strong association between iron deficiency and struggling mental health.  Iron is a vital element that influences many other bodily functions. It is one of the main contributors to provide us with oxygenated blood. It keeps our brain and immune system ticking and

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