December, 2016


What is Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

  Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is an inherited genetic condition. It’s the most common genetic disease in Australia and large parts of the rest of the world. Long term issues include difficulty breathing and coughing up mucus as a result of frequent lung infections. What does the Cystic Fibrosis gene The Cystic Fibrosis gene, called Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator gene controls the way water and salt, move across the body cells that line our respiratory system, digestive system and reproductive systems. In a person with Cystic Fibrosis, the CFTRRead More

Facts About Eating Disorders

Facts About Eating Disorder

Facts About Eating Eating disorders are real, complex, and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for health, productivity, and relationships. Facts About Eating are treatable, and the sooner someone gets the treatment he or she needs, the better the chance of a good recovery. Eating Disorder Facts & Myths Fact individuals with eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes. Many times, the media and other public discussions about eating disorders focus solely on individuals with a diagnosis of anorexia who are severely emaciated. These myths can lead toRead More

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder is sometimes known as “winter depression” because the symptoms are more apparent and tend to be more severe during the winter. The symptoms often begin in the autumn as the days start getting shorter. They’re typically most severe during December, January and February. Seasonal Affective Disorder often improves and disappears in the spring and summer, although it may return each autumn and winter in a repetitive pattern. What causes Seasonal Affective Disorder? Experts aren’t sure what causes Seasonal Affective Disorder. But they think itRead More