Dr Danika Fietz, MBBS, BN (Hons)

GP Registrar, Gold Coast, QLD

Dr Joe Kosterich MBBS

A doctor who actually talks about health
Author of Dr Joe’s DIY Health
www.drjoe.net.au

Blog entries by Dr Joe Kosterich MBBS

  • Preventative health: worth it?

    Over the last 30 years we have seen the rise of preventative health. Three recent articles shine a spotlight on this and raise good questions. A ..Read more

    Over the last 30 years we have seen the rise of preventative health. But does taking a proactive approach to reducing disease cause even more problems?

  • How do you avoid and manage depression?

    The drug free way to avoid and manage depression

    Once again a large question mark has been thrown over antidepressants. A major analysis of previous studies shows that the effect of Selec..Read more

    Some people may need an antidepressant for severe depression. But for most, the answer will lie in resolving the issue(s) that trouble you rather than in a pill.

  • How to get a better night’s sleep

    The human body needs sleep

    Over the last century the amount of sleep people get has declined by over an hour. It is estimated that at the turn of the twentieth century we averaged nine ho..Read more

    There are many health issues associated with lack of sleep. Our chances of becoming obese or getting high blood pressure are influenced by our sleep patterns.

  • Why laughter is the best medicine

    Can laughter really benefit your health?

    There is an old adage about laughter being the best medicine. It is quite true.

    It is impossible to feel stressed when you laugh. Laught..Read more

    It is impossible to feel stressed when you laugh, it has been shown to be beneficial for our health in a number of ways. When we laugh our physiology changes.

  • Keeping fit made easy

    For many people exercise is something extra to do in a busy schedule. This was not always so. In previous years we had to be active to stay alive. Our more ancient ancestors could only eat what they c..Read more

    For many people exercise is something extra to do in a busy schedule. This was not always so. In previous years we had to be active to stay alive.


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Dr Chris Moschou

Adelaide GP with an interest in hormone modulation

Terry Robson

Terry Robson is a journalist, author, screenwriter, public speaker and qualified naturopath. He has worked as a health journalist for many of the major Australian media outlets focusing on lifestyle and holistic health issues. He is a health correspondent for SKY News, the co-editor of WellBeing magazine, has written a weekly online column for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and has authored three books. Terry appears regularly on radio stations around Australia reporting on the latest health and lifestyle research.

Juan Semo

Health Advisor for sleep

Janette Thorburn

Principal Audiologist at Australian Hearing, helps people manage their hearing loss

Blog entries by Janette Thorburn

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    Dr Ron Tomlins

    GP with an interest in health promotion and disease prevention

    Dr David Tye
    GP with an interest in allergy

    Matthew Wells
    Optometrist
    The Eye Practice