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Type 2 Diabetes

For those of you who have been wondering, blood pressure is defined as the pressure of your blood on the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps it around your body. Keeping a healthy blood pressure is vital to how your heart and circulation work.

It is normal for your blood pressure to go up and down, adjusting to the need of your heart depending on what you are doing at the time. Unfortunately, for people who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, it doesn’t return to normal and is persistently high.

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COPD

Chronic Kidney Disease

One in three people in Australia is at increased risk of kidney disease. The problem with kidney disease is that you can lose up to 90% of your kidney function before getting any symptoms. There are some health conditions that make a person more susceptible to developing long term kidney conditions. If someone has one or a number of these conditions then they need to make sure they keep the health of their kidneys in mind when accessing health services or speaking with their GP

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Tracey Silvester

How to define a chronic condition

If only every illness came and went like the common cold that would be great but unfortunately chronic conditions prove to be a continued challenge that affects many Australians. That doesn’t mean there aren’t significant ways we can help alleviate the effect. Tracey Silvester tells us more ……

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Exercise Physiologists

Exercise Physiologists

Developing your confidence with an Exercise Physiologist

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) holds a four-year equivalent university degree and specialises in the exercise and movement for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. AEPs provide support for people with:

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

For those of you who have been wondering, blood pressure is defined as the pressure of your blood on the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps it around your body. Keeping a healthy blood pressure is vital to how your heart and circulation work.

It is normal for your blood pressure to go up and down, adjusting to the need of your heart depending on what you are doing at the time. Unfortunately, for people who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, it doesn’t return to normal and is persistently high.

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