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Relaxation techniques: breathing exercises | Raising Children Network

Need to relax or calm down? Sometimes its as simple as relaxing your breathing. Read how to do breathing exercises as one of your relaxation techniques.

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Dance & Movement Therapy - BluePages

In this type of therapy a dance therapist helps a group of people to express themselves in movement. Expressing feelings in this way is supposed to improve mood.

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Exercise physiology

Through exercise physiology you can be tested and provided with exercises to help with the management and prevention of mental health conditions, chronic health conditions, rehabilitation and disabilities.

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Hydrotherapy for adolescents and adults

Hydrotherapy is activity or exercise that is performed in warm water to help a person to achieve the goals set for their therapy.

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Resources | Osteoporosis Australia

Factsheets oncalcium, exercise, vitamin D, medicine now availableinArabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian and Vietnamese

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Exercise - BluePages

There are two main types of exercise. Aerobic exercise such as running improves overall fitness and builds up the heart, circulation and lungs. Strength exercise such as weight training builds up muscles.

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Alternatives to HRT fact sheet - Women's Health Queensland Wide

Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc (Women's Health) is a not for profit health promotion, information and education service for women and health professionals throughout Queensland.

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Neck pain: treatment - myDr.com.au

Treatment for neck pain depends on the cause and how severe it is. Neck pain treatment, including treatment for whiplash, often involves a combination of self-care, medicines, exercises and relaxation therapies.
 

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COPD: treatment and management - myDr.com.au

Although COPD cannot be cured, there are measures that can be taken that should relieve symptoms, slow progression and prevent complications.

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Alzheimer's Australia | Mild Cognitive Impairment

Memory loss has long been accepted as a normal part of ageing. Recently there has been increasing recognition that some people experience a level of memory loss greater than that usually experienced with ageing, but without other signs of dementia. This has been termed Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). As MCI has only recently been defined, there is limited research on it and there is much that we do not yet understand.

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