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Addiction withdrawal symptoms

For someone recovering from a physical or psychological addiction, they may have withdrawal symptoms when they try to quit. Withdrawal symptoms are different for different people and can be mild or severe.

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Can medicines be addictive?

Some medicines can cause dependence and addiction. Learn which ones are associated with these risks and how to avoid dependence or addiction when taking them.

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Substance abuse

Substance use disorders involve using too much alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, and are also known as substance abuse, substance dependence or addictions.

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Pancreatitis treatments

There are a range of treatments which may be recommended, depending on the cause of the pancreatitis and the person’s condition. Read about them here.

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Adeno-tonsillectomy (child)

If left untreated, tonsillitis can cause complications. Surgery is the only dependable way to stop tonsillitis that keeps on coming back.

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Stinging plants

It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.

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Neuroblastoma in children

Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects young children. The outlook for a child will depend on the type of tumour, its location and how fast it is growing.

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Low cost or free mental health services

Depending upon your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a Medicare rebate on Government programs to assist with your treatment.

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Talking to your employer about illness

How you manage talking to your employer about an illness depends on lots of different things.

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Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that affects people with diabetes. It can cause numbness but symptoms depend on which nerves are damaged.

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