BioDr Lieb has over 7 years experience as a GP with special interests in women's health including ante-natal shared care with the Royal Hospital For Women, aged care and mental health. She spends one day per week attending various nursing homes.
Your symptoms are suggestive of hypothyroidism and you should visit your GP to organise TSH, T3, T4 and also thyroid antibodies since even if the first 3 are normal, the thyroid antibodies may indicate that ... read more
The mainstay management of Type 2 diabetes before any medications are discussed is diet and lifestyle changes such as exercise. These are discussed with any patient who is overweight and is suspected or proven to ... read more
Asthma is diagnosed by lung function test with improvement proven with ventolin (bronchodilators). In children especially under the age of 2, asthma is often suspected clinically and treated until formal Lung function tests are performed ... read more
A miscarriage in the first trimester is very common. About 15% of pregnancies in the first trimester result in a miscarriage, some so early that it may miscarry after a few days without the women ... read more