20 May 2024
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Dr Ross Walker

Dr Walker has a medical practice in Lindfield on the upper north shore of Sydney. He provides a service in all aspects of echocardiography, focusing on stress echocardiography which is a well accepted, accurate method for assessing heart disease, not involving irradiation or injections.

His other area of expertise is in the field of preventative cardiology and he has also commenced a related service in arterial screening, which is an indirect measure of endothelial function and arterial stiffness, and does not involve irradiation or injections. Dr Walker has published 7 best selling books on preventative cardiology and lectures both nationally and internationally on this subject.

1 December 2022
Aspirin and Paracetamol – Surely these “age old” painkillers are harmless?

With the increasing sophistication of clinical trials, the medical world and the better educated general public with easy access to Dr Google is becoming more aware of the potential complications and long-term side effects of chronic pharmaceutical therapy.

22 November 2022
Was Timothy Leary Correct?

Since the time of recorded history, human beings have been trying to alter their consciousness with a variety of legal and illegal substances.

15 November 2022
Managing low back pain; what has changed?

Most people will experience low back pain in their life. For some of us, it feels like it is a daily occurrence, and there is a documented greater prevalence of low back pain with or without leg pain in persons 40 years and older.

7 November 2022
A major risk factor for all diseases

Over the past (almost) three years, much of the medical debate has been centered around the COVID-19 pandemic.

31 October 2022
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-A Hard end for the hardened sports star

The recent untimely and tragic death of the rugby league player and coach, Paul Green was yet another shock for the sporting world.

24 October 2022
Male infertility - Is it a big issue?

Recently, data was released suggesting that one in three cases of infertility were directly caused as a consequence of problems with the male.

18 October 2022
COVID-19, Is the treatment worse than the complaint?

Many aspects of our behaviour and life have been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 October 2022
COVID-19: Is it finished?

Although it appears that the Covid pandemic is diminishing, we are still left with many residual effects, such as long Covid.

27 September 2022
Artificial sweeteners: Are they a healthier alternative?

The evidence for cardiovascular risk strongly suggests we should be trying to avoid sweeteners, natural or artificial, as much as possible.

23 August 2022
Statins – The wonder drugs of cardiology?

The medical profession gives statin drugs far too much power while the public gives them far too much pain. So, where is the healthy middle?

16 August 2022
Suicide – Are there any answers?

No one should ever suffer in silence and suicide is never the solution.

9 August 2022
To Meat or not to Meat – that is the question!

Although I do enjoy my meat, there is no doubt that shifting to more of a plant-based diet is beneficial, not only for ourselves but also for the global population.

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