Health

Maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing as you get older is vital to enjoying your later years. YourLifeChoices understands this and we bring you up-to-date information, resources and relevant feature articles on the health checks you need, nutrition, managing pain, choosing health insurance, the ins and outs of grandparenting and which alternative medicines may give you the health boost you need. We also explain how aged care works, including residential aged care, aged care services delivery and health and ageing.

Why your hands might be painful

Why your hands might be painful

Why your hands might be painful

Pain, tingling and numbness could be a sign of this syndrome.

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Young blood can delay ageing

Young blood can delay ageing

Young blood can delay ageing

New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of ageing.

Is white meat really healthier than red?

Is white meat really healthier than red?

Is white meat really healthier than red?

Recent reports claim white meat is as bad for your cholesterol as red. Are they ...

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

Sinusitis is a painful condition when the sinuses become inflamed or infected.

How to be a good carer

How to be a good carer

How to be a good carer

There are nearly 2.7 million carers in Australia, approximately 12 per cent of the population.

What to do about sensitive teeth

What to do about sensitive teeth

What to do about sensitive teeth

There are few things more painful than sensitive teeth, but help is at hand.

Things that can go wrong with veins

Things that can go wrong with veins

Things that can go wrong with veins

Treatment of varicose veins and spider veins is not just for cosmetic reasons.

Your Health

Why your hands might be painful

Pain, tingling and numbness could be a sign of this syndrome.

What you can do

Young blood can delay ageing

New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of ageing.

Feast on young blood

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

Sinusitis is a painful condition when the sinuses become inflamed or infected.

Get some relief

Wellbeing

What to do about sensitive teeth

There are few things more painful than sensitive teeth, but help is at hand.

Eat what you want

Friday Flash Poll: Are you happy?

We want to know if you’re happy, sad and what you’re doing about it.

Mood checker

Retirees’ mortgage debt crisis

Implications for physical and mental health ‘huge’, say experts.

Pension pressure tipped

Hearing

Advantages of disability

Could there be positives in failing sight and hearing? Peter Leith believes so.

Look, listen, love

What is misophonia?

There may be an explanation for repetitive pop music or other sounds that make you mad.

Sound theory

New hearing aid sweeping Australia

Australia’s latest hearing aid is like nothing you’ve ever seen. In fact, when it’s in your ear it’s essentially invisible.

Hear, hear

Health News

Time to get real about dying

Should voluntary assisted dying be available around the nation?

Friday Flash Poll

Discovery could end allergies

A new cell type could stop allergies before they begin.

An end to allergies?

‘Men’s’ disease killing more women

The ‘men’s’ disease that’s now affecting more Australian women.

Symptoms are different

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