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Susan’s health tips

10 TIPS TO HELP LOOK AFTER YOUR TEETH

Check out these helpful hints:

  1. Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums.
  2. Use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk of decay.
  3. Brush thoroughly. Tooth brushing should take between two and three minutes.
  4. Floss your teeth daily. Use a slow and gentle sawing motioHEALTHY_TEETHn.
  5. Limit acidic...
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SNEEZING FROM HAYFEVER SYMPTOMS? 

Check out the current hayfever guidelines:
– Nasal steroid sprays most effective
– Anti-histamines for occasional symptoms
– Avoid decongestant sprays

Come in-store for helpful advice today!

For more info: http://www.abc.net.au/…/hayfever-nasal-steroid-spra…/9199820

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10 TIPS TO HELP PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES

1. Check your risk of diabetes: Ask your pharmacist for a FREE Diabetes screening and assessment check today!
2. Manage your weight
3. Exercise regularly
4. Eat a balanced and healthy diet
5. Limit takeaway and processed foods
6. Limit your alcohol intake
7. Quit smoking
8. Control your blood pressure
9. Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease
10. See your doctor for regular check-ups
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Do you have GOUT?

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Try these helpful hints:
– Limit alcohol intake
– Maintain a healthy body weight
– Exercise regularly & drink plenty of water
– Limit purine-rich foods: eg shellfish, meat-extracts, yeast & anchovies
– Eat more: eg tofu & fish such as salmon
– Ask your pharmacist for medications suitable for you

Check out this website:
http://arthritisnsw.org.au/arthritis/information-sheets/gout/

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INCONTINENCE TIPS:

– Pelvic floor exercises daily
– Have adequate fluid
– Limit caffeine
– Limit alcohol
– Keep a healthy weight
– Exercise at least 30 minutes on all or most days of the week

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20 THINGS TO CONSIDER IF YOU’RE PLANNING TO HAVE A BUB

Pre-conception:
1. Know your nutritional status and get health conditions under control
2. Maintain a healthy weight (Men & Women)
3. Take extra folic acid
4. Ensure adequate iodine levels

Pregnancy:
5. Avoid alcohol
6. Maintain a healthy weight
7. Continue taking folic acid and iodine
8. Get plenty of omega-3 fatty acids
9. Boost your iron and zinc intake
10. Get sufficient Vitamin B12
11. Keep up your Vitamin D and Calcium levels
12. Increase carbohydrate and...

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DO YOU HAVE DEMENTIA OR KNOW SOMEONE LIVING WITH IT?

Here are some hints that might be helpful:
1. Keep a notebook on hand to write down:
– Appointments
– Phone numbers
– Your address
– Other important things to remember

2. Look after your health:
– Exercise regularly
– Eat a balanced diet
– Limit your alcohol
– See your dentist regularly
– Keep socially engaged

3. Manage your medications:
– Keep list of what medications you are taking in your wallet
– Use a pill box
– Your pharmacist can pack your medications for...

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10 TIPS FOR GOOD EYE HEALTH!

Try these helpful tips:
1. Wear a hat and sunglasses when you are outdoors
2. Wear eye protection at your workplace
3. Visit your eye care health professional regularly
4. Wear eye protection when playing sportsCARROT_EYE
5. Quit smoking
6. Stick to a healthy diet and exercise routine
7. Avoid eye injuries at home – wear eye protection
8. Control your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels
9.Take regular breaks when working in front of your computer
10. Make...

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10 TIPS TO MAKE MORE TIME IN YOUR DAY!

1. Make the most of your peak performance times
2. Prioritise your tasks
3. Use a diary or calendar
4. Get organised
5. Start with smaller tasks
6. Be realistic about what you can do
7. Break larger tasks or projects into smaller chunks
8. Reward yourself
9. Ask for help
10. Set yourself some limits

For more info check out this website:
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/…/10-tips-to-make-more-…

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