http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to talk about a concern I have with the current direction of medicine. Just this week I was visited by a delightful 76 year old lady. As she has aged she has noticed her weight has been slowly creeping up. Naturally she was very keen to drop a few pounds and mentioned that years ago her doctor … [Read more...] about Welcome To Lifestyle Medicine & Lifestyle Solutions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIwp5JUSyQM Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to share a video I created with Christopher Banks the fantastic writer for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand and also Bipolar Bear. This interview is the result of discussions Chris and I had about the barriers some men face when it comes to dealing with mental health issues and seeking … [Read more...] about The Healthy Bear Philosphy on Men and Depression
Hey there Guys, As I'm sure you are well aware, Movember has started full force in Australia and New Zealand. For those who may not be aware, Movember is a month long charity event where men take the 30 days of November each year to shave their face smooth and grow the moustache of their dreams to help raise cash for a variety of men's health charities. In Australia … [Read more...] about Movember Hits The Bear Community
Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to touch on a very important topic, depression. Australian statistics show that one in six men will suffer with depression and recent studies show that these rates are even higher among gay men. Combine this with the statistic that men have over a three time risk of lethal suicide, you can understand my passion for sharing this … [Read more...] about Could It Be Depression?