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Preserving Fertility: The Egg Freezing Process

Preserving Fertility: The Egg Freezing Process

In recent years, there has been a notable increase in women choosing to preserve future fertility through a process commonly referred to as ‘egg freezing’. Egg freezing allows a woman to store mature eggs for an indefinite length of time. The aim being to allow a...

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45-49 Health Check

45-49 Health Check

This is a one off opportunity for a thorough health check with our Nurse and your usual GP. Our doctors encourage patients to take up this opportunity as its often a busy and stressful phase of life and this is the age that chronic disease can be averted. Government...

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We Welcome – Dr Pearl Mak

We Welcome – Dr Pearl Mak

We are delighted to introduce patients to Dr Pearl Mak. Pearl graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009. She rotated through a number of metropolitan and rural hospitals before settling into general practice and achieving her FRACGP. She has a particular...

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Thunderstorm Asthma and Hay Fever by RN Robyn Holmes

Thunderstorm Asthma and Hay Fever by RN Robyn Holmes

Grass pollen season (October- December) brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma and hay fever. If you suffer from hay fever or asthma, it can be serious and life threatening, if not managed well. Although it does not happen every year, we must prepare ourselves for...

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Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries

The rotator cuff is the name used to describe the group of muscles and tendons that surround and support the shoulder joint and allow movement in different directions. There are four muscles that make up the rotator cuff. These are the supraspinatus, subscapularis,...

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HealthEngine Medical Booking Platform

HealthEngine Medical Booking Platform

Firstly, we would like to reassure our patients that Glen Iris Medical Group withdrew all association with HealthEngine over a year ago, when it was revealed patient's had unknowingly consented to their 3rd party referral process.  The only booking platform now run by...

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Victorian Flu Season Update

Victorian Flu Season Update

This year’s influenza season is well and truly underway, with many thousands of confirmed reports of flu virus being made early as March. As at 24th June 2019, there were over 21,500 lab-confirmed, reported cases of flu. This figure represents only cases where a test...

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Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual Syndrome

  Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is the term used to describe a wide variety of physical and emotional symptoms that women commonly experience in the days leading up to a menstrual cycle (period). They can also continue for the first few days of a period. These...

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Blood Pressure Explained

Blood Pressure Explained

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the walls of the blood vessels as blood is pumped around the body. It naturally varies throughout the day, depending on what your body is doing. Blood pressure is highest when blood is pushed out of the heart into...

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‘Tis the season to be snotty? by Dr Min Teo

‘Tis the season to be snotty? by Dr Min Teo

Autumn has arrived, and with it – I’m afraid – the barrage of mischievous little microbes to wreck havoc on our bodies! Most upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are viral in origin, so antibiotics make no diddly squat of a difference. But the common cold is by...

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Common Issues in General Practice: Tennis Elbow

Common Issues in General Practice: Tennis Elbow

‘Tennis elbow’ is the common terminology for a painful condition that affects the elbow(s). The medical name for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. It is caused by inflammation or damage to the tendons that join the muscles of the forearm to the elbow. This...

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