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Raynaud's phenomenon

Raynaud's phenomenon (or Raynaud's disease) is a condition causing some areas of the body to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.

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Compartment syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure in a group of muscles. Learn more about the types, causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease refers to diseases of arteries outside the heart and brain, mainly in the legs and feet. Learn about the risk factors.

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How to help someone who's having a stroke

One Australian has a stroke every 9 minutes. But the sooner they get treated, the better. Learn the 'F.A.S.T.' way to help a person having a stroke.

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Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica causes inflammation in the joints and the surrounding tissues. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment options available.

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Chilblains

Chilblains, itchy, swollen and painful parts of the skin only happen in the cold. Check your symptoms and learn more how to treat chilblains.

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Deep vein thrombosis

DVT happens to people who have been inactive for long periods. Find out the main signs and symptoms of DVT and how to prevent it.

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Varicose veins

Varicose veins can be painful. Without treatment, they often get worse, so talk to your doctor if you notice any symptoms. Treatments are available, and there is plenty you can do to help.

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What is a healthy blood pressure?

It's important to have your blood pressure checked, as high blood pressure can affect blood flow to your organs. Discover more about this simple test.

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Beta blockers

Beta blockers are medicines that are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), although there can be risks for some people. Find out more about the benefits and risks of using beta blockers.

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