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Exercise therapy

Links to trusted information about exercise therapy.

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Osteoarthritis treatment

Information on osteoarthritis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Hydration tips for children

Children are sometimes at risk of dehydration, especially in hot weather and when exercising. These tips will help keep them safe and healthy.

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Complementary therapies - an overview

Complementary therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine. Here's an overview.

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Treatment for mental illness

Mental illness is treatable, and most people with mental illness recover to live productive and happy lives. Treatment can vary depending upon the person, their medical history and circumstances.

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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.

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More than 5 million Aussies have incontinence

Incontinence is very common, and affects people of all ages and genders. Find out if you might be incontinent, and try these useful tips to curb leakage.

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Nerve pain (neuralgia)

Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. There are many ways to treat it, such as traditional pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.

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7 ways pets improve your mental health

Pets improve our mental health such as improving our self-esteem and providing us with a sense of purpose. Find out how an animal can help enrich your wellbeing.

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Menopause treatments

Trusted information about menopause treatments can be found on this page.

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