BMI is a very blunt and often unhelpful tool for assessing health, body size and risk of chronic disease. We are lucky to have our own high-tech body composition analyser on site to allow us to gather important information about your body, and track changes over time.
Up to a third of Australian women are iron deficient and this can have a significant impact on energy levels, mood, sleep, restless legs, anxiety and wellbeing. Side effects of oral supplements can be an issue. Chat to your doctor to see if iron infusion is suitable for you.
We believe that anyone with diabetes, prediabetes or other condition associated with metabolic syndrome should be given an opportunity to understand the effects of their diet and lifestyle on their blood sugar. Talk to your GP about using a continuous glucose monitor to better understand how your day to day lifestyle can affect your blood sugar and your health.
Medicare funds a one-off comprehensive health check for eligible men and women, and we offer this in our unique Thrive way. Take a deep dive with our health and mindset coaches (exercise physiologist or registered nurse) and GPs to look at lifestyle and reduce your risk of developing chronic disease, while plotting a plan to feel, eat, move and sleep better.
Medicare funds an annual comprehensive health check for the over 75s. Work with our GP and nurse, as well as community pharmacist to take control of your health, and make sure you are heading into your senior years strong, fit, healthy and independent.
Drs Macrow and Fang have undertaken extra training and have qualifications in Skin Cancer medicine. Skin cancer is common in Australia and it is often a good idea to check in with your GP to assess your skin for sun damage and to check any skin lesions.
There are often times when you and your doctor want to know more information about what your blood pressure is doing. Many people suffer from White Coat Hypertension, making it hard to assess blood pressure in clinic, while others suffer elevated blood pressure overnight which is a risk factor for heart disease. We are able to fit you with a 24 hour monitor at Thrive to really understand your blood pressure and how it affects your health.