Bell's palsy is a sudden weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles on one side of your face. Find out how to boost your chances of a full recovery.
Sleep paralysis is a normal sleeping state which prevents you acting out your dreams. Find out about its causes, and preventative measures.
Motor neurone disease (MND)
Motor neurone disease is a condition that causes weakness in the muscles, leading eventually to paralysis. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis.
Guillain-Barre syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness, numbness or paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Polio is a highly contagious viral infection. It can cause paralysis and death, so immunisation is important to prevent polio. Learn here about symptoms, how polio is spread and treatment options.
Tick bites are usually harmless, but it's important to know how to avoid and treat bites, and what to do after visiting areas where ticks are present.
Facial droop can cause your face to look asymmetrical, and moving your facial muscles may be difficult. Call triple 000 if you have facial drooping.
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted in a tick bite however, the types of tick that carry the bacteria have not been found in Australia.
Insect bites and stings
Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites and how to handle allergic reactions.
Botulism is a rare, serious illness caused by a toxin produced by clostridium botulinum bacteria. Learn how you can reduce your risk with preventative measures.