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Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella

Health tips

There are many simple things we can do to help keep ourselves well during these strange times, says Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella.

Here are her simple tips and recommended recipes to help you look after yourself and the people you care about. Access the article, Simple health tips for not-so simple times.

Exercises for body & mind

Maintaining physical activity, and doing it safely, is especially important during these times.

In this video, former Olympian and personal trainer Stephanie Prem demonstrates three exercises for the body and mind that you can practice at home.

Personal trainer Emma Gaudelius shows us three easy exercises you can do anywhere, anytime.

Elective surgeries

With non-urgent elective surgeries being cancelled, some women with endometriosis might be concerned at having procedures delayed.

Read ABC News article

Jean Hailes has a number of resources around the management of endo symptoms.

Giving birth

Sydney Morning Herald journalist Sarah Berry is due to give birth in April but she’s not concerned about the hospital birth. Here’s why.

Read opinion piece

Prescription medications

The Heart Foundation explains why it’s important for people on high blood pressure medication to continue to take medicines as prescribed.

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Flu vaccination

With the 2020 flu season not far away, the Department of Health is encouraging all Australians — and especially those in vulnerable groups or age brackets — to arrange vaccination against seasonal influenza during the month of April. Speak to your GP, pharmacist or aged care provider to arrange a flu vaccination over the coming weeks.

Learn more

Cancer and COVID-19

Information and support regarding cancer and COVID-19, including where you can get support and find further information.

Health Translations Directory

Information & advice from:

Arthritis Australia: Frequently asked questions about Inflammatory Arthritis and COVID-19

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia: Resources for neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients.

Diabetes Australia: COVID-19, Diabetes and You

Leukaemia Foundation: Information and advice about COVID-19 for people living with blood cancer

Lung Foundation: What you need to know about COVID-19

Last updated: 30 June 2020

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