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  • Medical 26 Jul 2017 by Krystal Barter
      When you’re in the depths of worry or anxiety, it can be hard to focus on anything but your racing thoughts. You can feel stuck inside your head, inside a situation that won’t let up … on a loop with no end in sight. So how do you break the cycle of worrying thoughts? […]
  • Medical 05 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
      We all know the guilty feeling of giving up a New Year’s resolution halfway through January ( oh.. and now it’s June!!). Here is one healthy change for 2017 that isn’t too difficult to get right. It doesn’t involve running a marathon or starting a new fad diet. It’s a simple step, but an […]
  • Medical 05 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Before we get started, here are a few handy facts: The Pap test (also called the Pap smear test) is a simple test that checks for changes to the cells of the cervix that may lead to cervical cancer The cervix is a part of the female reproductive system that connects the top of the […]
  • Medical 05 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    We all have 24 hours in the day – no more, no less. Life can get pretty busy, so how do you find the time to take care of your health? And how do you ensure you get the best return on that time you invest? We asked Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella for some […]
  • Medical 02 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Alex shares her personal experience of undertaking Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) which is a reproductive technology used with an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle. PGD can be used for diagnosis of a genetic disease in early embryos prior to implantation and pregnancy. Alex and her husband chose these procedures to ensure […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 09 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Mother’s Day can be one of mixed emotions, excitement from the children, who go to lots of trouble to make something special to say how much they love you. With the downside is that you don’t have that special person in your life to share this with. With the mass advertising and build up to […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 02 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Lindsey’s Mothers Day Message Mother’s Day can be one of mixed emotions, excitement from the children, who go to lots of trouble to make something special to say how much they love you. With the downside is that you don’t have that special person in your life to share this with. With the mass advertising […]
  • Medical 21 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    When it comes to eating to improve your memory, it’s all in the mind – that is, a diet called the MIND diet. The MIND diet is a way of eating that highlights and emphasises foods and nutrients that are strongly linked with protecting the brain, as backed by science. The MIND diet is based […]
  • Medical 21 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Lisa shares her personal experience of depression and generalised anxiety disorder combined with carrying a BRCA2 gene mutation. So guess what. I have been diagnosed with depression and generalised anxiety disorder in June of 2016. I always knew I had it. I just did nothing about it. I thought I was […]
  • Medical 03 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Up, down or somewhere in between, the levels of your hormones can affect different parts of your health and happiness. We know that hormones govern the menstrual cycle and key points of reproductive life such as puberty, pregnancy and menopause, but how much do they affect other parts of life – such as sleep? What […]
  • Medical 02 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Wendy shares her personal outlook on the future having had a breast cancer diagnosis and learning she carried a BRCA gene mutation. As I was getting ready this morning, I decided to put on my ‘Shanghai Suzy’ Pink Hope lipstick. I always seem to gravitate towards wearing it on Fridays, maybe […]
  • Medical 17 Nov 2016 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Kathryn shares her personal experience of finding meaning and the positives from her breast cancer diagnosis. June 2015 was not a great month for me. I was diagnosed with breast cancer on the 15th June 2015 and a week later I met my breast surgeon for the first time. As I […]

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