When Love Hurts

When we think of a broken heart, we usually think about a cartoon of a heart torn in two however ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ has real connection between mental health and stress induced cardiac consequences which can not be fixed with a extra large tub of cookie dough ice cream.

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Mo’s for Movember

Have you noticed the amount of luscious and groomed moustaches making an appearance on men’s faces around your suburb this November? These “moed-up” Men might be taking part in “Movember”, which is a men’s health initiative that helps to raise money to support Men’s Health on a global scale.

This annual charity event takes place across the month of November. It encourages men to grow a moustache, to help raise funds and awareness for men’s health projects.

Movember targets the most prominent health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

The Movember Foundation has one primary goal- to stop men dying too young.


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How much are you drinking?

With parties happening all over Sydney this month, Oktoberfest is a common excuse for celebration but we also need to be cautious of binge drinking.

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, binge drinking is a pattern of drinking that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 grams percent or above. This typically happens when men consume 5 or more drinks, and when women consume 4 or more drinks, in about 2 hours.

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