• SOMEBODY MEDICAL CENTRE •

 
   
 

Citywide Medical Practice Somewhere Street, Auckland, 

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

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Ready, set, SUMMER  is just around the corner...

 

 
 

Christmas has come and gone, but there are still many long, sunny days and warm nights to enjoy. February is typically New Zealand’s warmest month - the perfect time to cook al fresco on the barbie, take a dip at the beach and make the most of our great Kiwi lifestyle.

 

This is also the time we’re settling back into the usual school, work and lifestyle routines.

 

 
 

 

 

  

 

     
 
Stay food safe this BBQ season...
 

There’s nothing like a nasty gastro outbreak to take the fun out of the first flush of outdoor eating. We have some helpful tips...

 
   
 

‘I wonder where I got it’ is one of the first things we tend to think when we start to feel queasy and other gastro symptoms develop...

 

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6 SUMMER HEALTH STARTERS

 

Your practice team is there to help you get back on track after the excesses of the Christmas season, keep up those New Year’s resolutions, and get ready for the inevitable bugs of the cooler months ahead.

 

Here are six easy, helpful suggestions to help set you up for a healthier autumn and winter.

 

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WHEN GASTRO BUGS STRIKE...

 

We all know the feeling - your stomach catches, your bowels rumble, there’s an uncomfortable feeling in the back of your throat, and before you know it, you’re frantically searching for the nearest bathroom.
 
Tummy bugs are miserable, no matter what your age. Most of the time, we can ride things out at home. But sometimes things go on. When do you see your practice, and what can you do to get more comfortable in the meantime?

 

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YOUR PRACTICE TEAM:

PRACTICE NURSES

 

How a practice nurse can help next time a visit to your general practice is necessary

 

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REPEAT, REPEAT, REPEAT

 

Staring into the bottom of a little brown vial or an empty blister pack? What to do when you’re all out of medicine.

 

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CAN'T SLEEP?

 

 
 

If those lazy, hazy days of summer have left you feeling sluggish, out of your normal routine, and dreading the thought of getting back into regular life, you’re not alone.

 

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Some interesting asides...

 

 

 

  Watching television is one of the laziest things you can do. It's been proven that you actually burn less calories than you do when you sleep. 

 

  

Hippocrates has been called 'the father of modern medicine'. His Hippocratic Oath was written in Greece in 5th Century BC and, although it has changed over time, is still used by modern doctors.

 

 

  There's an equivalent amount of carbon in the average human body to what there would be in approximately 9,000 lead pencils. 

 

  The people of ancient Egypt, partly due to their favourable, dry climate, but also giving due credit to a notable public health system, claimed to be the healthiest population in the old world. 

 

   
 
If you have any health questions or concerns,
talk to your General Practice Team... we're here to help.
 

 

 

   
 

• SOMEBODY MEDICAL CENTRE •

 

 

   
 

Citywide Medical Practice Somewhere Street, Auckland, 

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

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The information contained in this newsletter is intended to be general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for a visit with your health care professional or as a replacement for detailed medical advice. Every effort has been made to ensure the content is accurate and timely, and has been derived from a variety of reputable sources. However, we accept no responsibility for the manner in which this information is subsequently used and recommend appropriate medical advice for any and all health issues.

 

 

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