Categories for Preventative medicine

The Effect of Stress on Your Body

August 16, 2015 10:22 pm Let’s look at the effects of stress on the body Each of us have a different threshold for feeling “stressed” yet most would agree it is not a comfortable feeling. While we may think we “know” when we are stressed, this is not always the case.                 An… View Article

Weight loss … keep it simple

June 9, 2015 7:01 am Do you struggle with losing weight? How many of us (myself included) have struggled with losing weight and keeping it off? If you believe the media, it’s very difficult to do. Rule #1 – Don’t believe the media!   I get very inspired by our clients. It’s not uncommon to see at least one person… View Article

SkyNews Business Interview

May 25, 2015 3:36 pm Learn more about John’s career trajectory and why he believes 90% of chronic illness is preventable with the right health care. To learn more …. Sign up for our monthly newsletter Follow us on LinkedIn Watch us on YouTube

Stress and the heart

April 1, 2015 6:50 pm Does stress affect your heart It is often assumed that stress affects the heart and other arteries. Recent studies add further credence to this. Fortunately there are things you can do to prevent stress from affecting your arteries. I’ve shared what I do – but I am aware that what works for each of us… View Article

Keep your marbles & reduce your dementia risk

November 26, 2014 7:38 am Some of you have been asking me about dementia so I have invited Nicola Gates, an expert in dementia prevention, to write an article about reducing the risk of dementia. If you wish to explore interventions for yourself, or more likely your older family members, you will find her contact details below. Keep your marbles… View Article

Cancer survival rates are improving

October 6, 2014 4:30 pm Overall, cancer survival rates are increasing. A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare found that the cancers with the largest survival gains during the last 30 years are: Prostate cancer – which can be found by blood test and examination Kidney cancer – which can be found by imaging such as the… View Article

Bad Food Habits Impact Productivity

August 8, 2014 3:39 pm In his recent article, Food for Thought, Dr John Cummins discusses how bad food habits can impact negatively on productivity in the workplace. Avoid fruit juice. Choose water instead. Eat nuts and raw vegetables for snacks. Two pieces of fruit a day keeps us healthy. This article was first published in the August edition of HRMonthly.

Massive Health Improvement

June 16, 2014 11:21 pm I saw a 41-year-old man the other day and gave him a trophy for massively improving his health. He has given me permission to tell his story. When we met When I first saw him 5 years ago he was overworked, overweight, with very abnormal liver function tests, a poor cholesterol profile and a terrible… View Article

What makes our checkups different?

June 4, 2014 7:17 pm A check up with Executive Medicine does differ from a check up with a General Practitioner. Our focus is on the prevention and early detection … We look for early evidence of illnesses which are the most common causes of all deaths, particularly premature deaths. This means we focus on cardiovascular disease risk assessment (heart… View Article