Travel Health – What You Need To Know Before You Go
Oct24

Travel Health – What You Need To Know Before You Go

This is a guest post from a local medical professional who has spent more than 10 years working in hospitals and medical centres across the Mornington Peninsula. In my experiences working at medical centres and hospitals I have discovered when it comes to travel health consultations, including travel vaccines, there are two types of people.  Those who schedule a visit at the clinic before they go overseas, and those who turn up with...

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Where on Main Street can you get ‘Eyewear as Individual as You Are’
Sep27

Where on Main Street can you get ‘Eyewear as Individual as You Are’

Main Street Eyecare is a family run business and Mornington’s longest-established Optometrist. Our motto is ‘Eyewear as Individual as You Are’ and our main concern is the provision of caring, personalised service and quality products. We also like to reassure our customers that we are always there for you, to maintain your spectacles and help with any questions after your purchase. Owner Kay Tyrie and her experienced staff – Matt,...

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Meniere’s Disease – You are Not Alone

Do you know anyone who suffers from dizziness and balance problems? Well they may be suffering from Meniere’s Disease. People with this disease have excess fluid in the inner ear and the symptoms include hearing loss, extreme vertigo and tinnitus. It is a chronic condition and the cause is unknown. Whilst there is no cure for Meniere’s, it can be managed through medication, diet, stress reduction, exercise programs, natural therapies...

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In the Beginning

Western health, or medicine, began with Hippocrates who was a physician during Greece’s Golden Age. His beliefs were based in science and the natural healing process. Hippocrates believed that the role of a physician was to help the healing process along and to not, necessarily, take it over. His doctrine continued for 2,300 years until the 1900s. Galen, another Greek physician came after Hippocrates and pioneered diagnosis,...

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