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myDr

myDr is an independent Australian website providing free health and medicines information for consumers. myDr aims to help Australians manage their health, and that of their families, with relevant, easy to understand information written specifically for them.

myDr covers medical conditions, giving information on symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and self-help. They have a wealth of information to help you with your medicines and the largest online database of Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) in Australia.

myDr brings you the latest information on nutrition and exercise, and has a large library of online health tools and calculators to help you manage your health.

The myDr news team report the key health stories each week.

In addition, if you need a patient support group, myDr enables you to search for a relevant group in your area.

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Last reviewed: October 2019

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Waist-to-hip Ratio Calculator - myDr

Work out your waist to hip ratio with our calculator. Storing fat around your waist rather than your hips puts you at risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome - MyDr.com.au

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) — also called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or ME/CFS — is a complex condition. It causes extreme fatigue, sleep problems, pain and other symptoms.

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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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Endometriosis - MyDr.com.au

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrial tissue) grows in places outside the uterus.

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Long QT syndrome - symptoms, causes and treatment

Find out about Long QT syndrome, and how an electrical problem in the heart can cause a very fast heart beat and sudden death.

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Contact dermatitis - MyDr.com.au

Contact dermatitis is the result of of direct contact with a trigger substance, such as a chemical or produce such as a detergent.

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Rotator cuff injury - MyDr.com.au

Rotator cuff injury is usually a strain or tear of the rotator cuff - the group of muscles and tendons that hold the shoulder joint in place.

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Dehydration - MyDr.com.au

Dehydration is the excessive loss of body fluids. Find out the causes, how to tell if dehydration is mild or severe, and treatments for dehydration.

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Cannabis use - MyDr.com.au

Cannabis can affect your physical and mental health with heavy cannabis use potentially causing psychosis.

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Cocaine: tolerance and dependence - MyDr.com.au

After prolonged use, cocaine is highly addictive and with regular use, larger amounts of cocaine are needed to get the same effect.

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