25 episodes

My Amazing Body is a podcast where we explore interesting, unknown and misunderstood parts of your body with help from medical experts and stories from real Queenslanders.

My Amazing Body Queensland Health

    • Health & Fitness
    • 3.9 • 362 Ratings

My Amazing Body is a podcast where we explore interesting, unknown and misunderstood parts of your body with help from medical experts and stories from real Queenslanders.

    Anxiety

    Anxiety

    One quarter of Australians will experience an anxiety condition in their lifetime. This episode is about anxiety. What is anxiety? Who does it affect and what does it do to your body?

    • 38 min
    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?

    • 41 min
    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

    • 40 min
    Mental Health and 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.

    • 28 min
    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. He also talks about problems that can occur with your heart and the best way to keep it healthy. Amanda, a Queensland woman, talks about what it's like to live with a pacemaker.

    • 30 min
    The Brain 2.0

    The Brain 2.0

    This episode is all about the Brain, with a focus on how your brain helps you move. We spoke to neurologist Dr Alex Lehn from the Princess Alexandra Hospital about how your brain controls your bodily functions. He also explains what functional neurological disorders (FND) are and how they affect the body. Then, Queenslander Christine talks about her experience with FND.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
362 Ratings

362 Ratings

alphabetgivberish ,

Interesting

Started listening to this podcast the other day. On the whole it is a good podcast with good information.
I am hoping that this information is suitable for all bodies - not just those of Queenslanders...

emma2davis ,

Great podcast

Very interesting content, particularly enjoying season 3 and the five part series so far. Looking forward to listening to the next episodes!

Ruby Red Studios ,

Local healing & hope

Refreshing, easy to understand format that gets to real heart of local health. The transcripts are a valuable bonus. Here’s to the highlighting of FND bringing hope and healing to all experiencing the complex debilitating biopsychosocial impacts of “The most common disorder people have never heard of."

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