Why every woman needs to know about her thyroid

Read a list of symptoms for hypothyroidism and you’d be forgiven for thinking it was simply a list any woman might have written at the end of another busy week. Fatigue, brain fog, feeling cold, weight gain or an inability to lose weight, mood changes, depression or anxiety, hair loss, dry skin – all symptoms women routinely dismiss as a …

Chill out to beat winter flus

We’ve just had a cold snap hit here, so the past couple of days have been freezing. Well, freezing Gold Coast-style, which may not be arctic conditions, but it’s still cold enough to require jumpers, jackets and boots. The sun’s out again now, so it’s back to a t-shirt if you’re in the right spot, but the few days of …