Advertisement
Advertisement

Dr Tracy Chandler – is it time to revisit ‘the pill’?

I have to say that while I believe ‘the pill’ is a lifesaver and a necessary evil, it is also an over-prescribed ‘castration’. Since its conception (excuse the pun) in the 1950s’, use of the oral contraceptive...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Botulinum, an unusual mental health tool

With mental health firmly entrenched in the nations thoughts at the moment it would seem strange to discuss botulinum aka ‘Botox’.  However, a young patient I saw recently led me to contemplating the benefits...

Opinion: Jarad Bryant – A Climate of Anxiety

I grew up in the UK during the end of the Cold War period, under the threat of being eviscerated in one second by nuclear missiles. If not that, I could have died slowly...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Up-healthing popular foods

Last Sunday’s ‘Cheese toastie day’ and September ‘Shake’ month seem unusual celebrations but I’m not one to turn down an opportunity to talk about food.  Those timely celebrations link to my recent opinion piece...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – My new love affair….with stress!

I am sorry, I owe you an apology.  In my October 10th, 2018 piece I discussed the problems of stress.  Thanks to ‘The Upside of Stress’ by Kelly McGonigal PhD my relationship with stress...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Taken by takeaways?

Wrapped up by wraps?  Hung up on hamburgers?  Captivated by curries?  With ‘up-health’ing’ fish and chips as an appetiser last week, let’s look at how to ‘up-health’ other takeaways.  I obviously can’t recommend any...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – How to eat takeaways

An unusual title for an Integrative (Nutritional and Environmental) GP but an experience on a recent road trip inspired me to write about this topic.  It’s also hopefully a little bit of light relief...

Opinion: Putting mental health front and centre

It's a rare occasion when the front page of this newspaper breaks so completely with tradition as it does today. Over the centuries, the presence of advertising on the front has come and gone and...

Response: Dr David Richmond – The flaws in pro-euthanasia propaganda

Dr. Miles Williams began a critique of current euthanasia laws by likening a good death to good medical treatment. The patient is acquainted with all the available options and once fully informed makes a...

Opinion: Joe Ascroft – Healthcare productivity has become an economic illness

By 2060, Treasury’s Long Term Fiscal Model forecasts that government debt will reach 205.8 percent of GDP – approximately ten times our current debt burden as a proportion of the economy. Just financing that...
Advertisement

DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

SPONSORED ARTICLES

Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...
X