All posts by Instigo Digital

Weight Management

The start of each New Year brings with it a renewed sense of optimism and endless new possibilities. For those trying to lose weight and lead a healthy life, the New Year is a great opportunity to revitalise your weight loss efforts and start new weight loss and healthier lifestyle ...

What is Sleep Apnoea?

Sleep Apnoea is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of very low breathing during sleep. It can affect your health and quality of life if left untreated. If sleep apnoea is left untreated it may increase your risk of high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart ...

Men’s Health

When was the last time that you had a health check? Men can be great caretakers – routinely washing and waxing the car, meticulously trimming weeds from the garden and doing overtime to support the family. But when it comes to taking care of themselves they often overlook their own ...

Heart Health

What is heart disease? Heart disease is a term for several diseases and conditions, including: Heart Attack Coronary Heart Disease Stroke Heart Failure Arrhythmias – abnormal heart beats Aneurysm The good news is that heart disease is largely preventable. There is no single cause for heart disease, but there are ...

Senior Health

Maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing as you age is vital to enjoying your  later years. Managing your health can take time and organisation but it’s often the best way to age gracefully. Health checks and regular visits to the doctor are often enough to keep minor health conditions ...

Women’s Health

Many women have multiple roles to play, having to be a mother, partner and carer while at the same time having to work and run a household. Balancing all these duties can sometimes leave you with little time to spare, taking a toll on your health. Below are some natural ...

Quitting Smoking

No matter how long you have smoked, quitting will benefit your health in both the immediate and long-term future. The nicotine in cigarettes creates a chemical dependency, which means the body develops a need for a certain level of nicotine in order to control the cravings. When nicotine is eliminated ...

Well Being

As the winter season approaches colds and flus tend to become more common, often bringing along running noses, headaches, sore throats and coughing. Now is the time to start building up your immune system so that you and your family are prepared and able to enjoy the winter months ahead. ...

Asthma

Asthma: Over 2 million Australians have asthma – about 1 in 10 adults and children. Asthma is a chronic disease characterised by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing, which vary in severity and frequency from person to person. Currently there is no cure for asthma but it’s a treatable and ...

Diabetes

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia. It occurs when there is too much glucose in the blood because the body is not producing insulin or not using insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that helps remove glucose from the blood to help keep blood sugar levels under ...