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Common endometriosis symptoms include pelvic pain, painful during sexual intercourse, painful urination and/or bowel movement, abnormal bleeding, and reduced fertility. These occur in several other conditions, which can make it difficult to distinguish what’s causing your symptoms. Our Queensland endometriosis specialists at Gold Coast Private Hospital – an endometriosis Centre of Excellence – look at the difference between endometriosis and adenomyosis, fibroids, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovarian cysts and non-gynaecological issue (such as irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome).
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Endometriosis affects one in ten women and can have debilitating symptoms that affect your enjoyment of everyday life. The endometriosis specialists at Gold Coast Private Hospital – a recognised endometriosis Centre of Excellence – answer 10 common questions people ask about it. We cover the causes of endometriosis, how it is diagnosed, its link to fertility, your treatment options, and more.
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Clinical Psychologist Kerryn Blunt has written an informative blog to help progress the important conversations about perinatal mental health. If you are experiencing signs of PNDA, consult with your GP, obstetrician, midwife of other trusted healthcare professionals.
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Bush fires and grass fires are an intrinsic part of Australia’s environment. Australia is prone to bushfires at any time of the year. Bushfires produce particulate -matter pollution. These particles are small enough to enter the human lung and cause significant respiratory diseases.
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We recently spoke with our newly appointed Director of Nursing, Denise Hartley – who has over 25 years of clinical experience, working on the floor in most specialties right up into senior executive roles.
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From the moment the patient is diagnosed they are looked after for by an experienced breast care nurse who navigates the way from treatment schedules to expertise advice.
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Take a lunch break and get your varicose veins fixed at the same time. Gold Coast Private Hospital’s (GCPH) Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Dr Venu Bhamidi respects that people are time poor, so he came up with a quick, effective procedure to sort unwanted veins.
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With so much focus on the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s timely to remind people of the importance of another vaccine that plays a vital role in combatting illness – vaccination against influenza. The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that takes a heavy toll each year and while increased hand washing and social distancing may have lessened its impact in 2020, the flu shot remains the best defence against the virus.
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Working from home can be a great opportunity. Life suddenly seems easier when your child is sick, the odd housework needs to be done, or when you have hours that need catching up. But when the lines between your personal and work life are becoming drastically blurred, how do you ensure boundaries are kept?
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Ovarian Cancer is a malignant tumour that arises from the ovary/ovaries. Tumours that arise from the fallopian tubes or the peritoneum (lining of the abdomen and pelvis) behave in the same way as ovarian cancer and are treated similarly. While Ovarian Cancer can occur at any age, it’s more common in women over the age of 50.

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