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Author: Dr Mark McGrath

The Benefits of Exercise

Burning calories is the least important reason to exercise.   Physical benefits: Thirty minutes of exercise per day halves your death rate Improved energy; your muscles become more efficient at using oxygen Stronger bones,...

Croup

What is Croup? Croup is a common condition that occurs in young children under six years of age (peak from 6 -36 months). Croup occurs when children suffer one of the many common viral...

A Simple Guide to Menopause

Warning, 18+yrs – this blog contains material of a sensitive nature.   Menopause – Key Points Menopause is a natural event. It can occur from 40-50 years of age. Symptoms include hot flushes, bladder...

Your Guide to Pain Medication

Whether you’re dealing with pain from an injury or recovering from surgery, pain relieving medication (analgesia) can be confusing. Here’s a guide on how to safely use pain medication and optimise your pain relief....

Healthy Eating Information Sessions

Next Free Healthy Eating Information session; TBA  at Kenmore Family Medical Practice. Call 3378 2988 to register. Further dates will be advised on social media at the Facebook pages of Dr Mark McGrath and Kenmore Family Medical Practice....

Why do I need Reading Glasses?

  At around age of 40, you may notice to read and focus on printed material you need to hold it further away . This phenomenon is known as presbyopia. It’s a normal ageing...