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Podcast: My Amazing Body

  • Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
    Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
    Across Australia one in seven new mums and one in ten new dads experience postnatal depression each year, and postnatal anxiety is just as common. This episode is about perinatal depression and anxiety. What is it, who does it affect, and what does it do to your body?
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  • Episode 2 - Depression
    Depression

    Dr Daniel Gileppa, a mental health expert and psychiatrist at Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, explains what depression is and how it affects your body. He also talks about the signs and symptoms of depression and the best ways to look after your mental wellbeing. Kasey, a Queensland woman, talks about her lived experience with depression

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  • Episode 1 - Mental Wellbeing
    Mental Health and Wellbeing

    This episode is about mental wellbeing. What is mental wellbeing, how can we look after it and why is it so important? Tony Coggins, a mental wellbeing expert, explains what mental wellbeing is and the best ways look after it. We also explore the six building blocks of mental wellbeing and head to the streets to find out what everyday Queenslanders know about mental health and wellbeing.

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  • My Amazing Body The Heart
    The Heart
    This episode is all about the heart. Dr Greg Starmer, the Director of Cardiology at the Cairns Hospital explains what the heart is, what it does and why it’s so important.
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    The Brain 2.0
    We spoke to neurologist Dr Alex Lehn from the Princess Alexandra Hospital about how your brain controls your bodily functions.
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    The Lungs
    Your lungs are one of the most important organs in your body. How do you breathe and how do your lungs work with rest of your body?
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    The Immune System
    This episode is all about your immune system. What is your immune system, where is it and why do you need one?
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    The Bowel
    How does your bowel work and what does it do? Is it just about poo?
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  • A graphic image with a picture of a liver and the words My Amazing Body
    The Liver
    What is your liver, how does it work and how can you keep yours healthy?
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  • A graphic image reading 'My Amazing Body' Pain.
    Pain
    What is pain, why do we experience it and is it ever useful? Why do some people get chronic pain, and what can be done about it?
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    Gender
    Learn all about what gender is and hear stories of gender diverse Queenslanders in this special edition of My Amazing Body.
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    The Brain
    Learn what we know, and what remains a mystery, about the workings of your brain.
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