Happy New Year to all our members and friends. We wish you all good health, happiness and success in achieving your 2021 goals. Here are some tips to start the... Read More

How to cut down your drinking

A fifth of Australians have reported drinking alcohol more heavily during Covid than before. New drinking guidelines to support better health are less than 10... Read More

How to treat emphysema

Emphysema results from long term smoking - thankfully incidence in Australia (new cases) is on the decline due to a reduction in smoking but chronic... Read More

How to manage stress

At Osana, we focus on emotional well being as much as physical health. We use a validated mental health survey called the K10 score in... Read More

Do food sensitivity kits work?

Published in MealPrep by Georgia Marr 29th December 2020 In a time where food intolerances and allergies are becoming more and more prevalent, consumers now... Read More

How to treat asthma

400 Aussies die from asthma each year and unfortunately, these deaths are preventable. Australia has the highest incidence of asthma in the world (over 20%... Read More

How to lose weight

Two thirds of Australians are overweight or obese, leading to significant impacts on their health. Obesity is directly associated with mental health decline, diabetes, heart... Read More

How to treat high blood pressure

A review of research literature highlights a diverse range of options to lower blood pressure. In Australia high blood pressure (hypertension) affects 1 in 4... Read More

How to treat chronic pain

1 in 5 Australians suffer chronic pain, defined as persisting pain after an injury or illness. Whilst acute pain is helpful (helps us survive &... Read More

How to treat stroke

About 60,000 Australians have a stroke every year, with three-quarters being a first time stroke. It's one of our biggest killers (more than breast cancer... Read More

How to treat heart failure

Once the heart has been damaged or disease, or in some cases, malformed from early age, its ability to function may be diminished, leading to... Read More

How to treat heart disease

A quarter of deaths in Australia are due to cardiovascular disease each year, the most common being heart attacks. 80% of heart disease is preventable... Read More

How to treat osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative and inflammatory disease (no longer just considered "wear and tear") that affects 1 in 10 Australians. Unfortunately 30% of arthritis cases... Read More

Gut health and the brain – what’s the connection?

Hippocrates once claimed that all disease begins in the gut, speculating that bile from the spleen brought on dark moods. Did you know that there... Read More

The link between physical and mental health

It is well recognised that poor mental health can lead to physical symptoms, and vice versa. Those with severe mental health illness live 10 to... Read More

Health risks of social media – fact or fiction?

Studies have highlighted the health risks of using social media. The challenges of FOMO (fear of missing out), internet addiction, blue light, screen time, replacing... Read More

Less sitting means less anxiety and depression

Sitting is bad for you. Studies show the average office worker sits for 9 hours per day, and compared to more ambulatory or standing jobs,... Read More

Exercise fights cancer

A study found that regular exercise reduces the reappearance of cancer by 40%. 1 in 2 Australians suffer from cancer by age 75, so exercise... Read More

How to have a Covid-safe Christmas

Please share this article widely on Facebook so others can benefit and stay informed. We're close to putting 2020 behind us but Covid-19 has emerged... Read More

Sleeping Well During Covid, by an Aussie GP

Published by Ecosa online December 8th 2020 A global pandemic has resulted in increased stress and mental health symptoms, undermined our efforts to be healthy... Read More

Sugar – the new smoking?

We had the pleasure of interviewing the 2020 Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke, on Osana's Prevention Hacks podcast. James has had a distinguished... Read More

Exercise your brain!

Cognitive fitness is recognised as a way to prevent dementia, similar to how physical fitness reaps health benefits. Maintaining good cognitive fitness involves the following... Read More

Treating diabetes with less medications

Diabetes is on the rise in Australia - someone is diagnosed every 5 minutes. Its consequences are significant - up to 35% of Australian suffering... Read More