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Vitamin C and your health

Vitamin C keeps your bones and connective tissues healthy, allows you to absorb iron and helps prevent infections. Here's how to get your recommended intake.

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Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a type of nerve damage. It can cause pain, numbness or tingling in your arms and legs. Learn about some of the possible causes and treatments here.

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Tests used in diagnosing dementia

Doctors diagnose dementia using a number of different tests, including physical and neurological examination, cognitive tests, X - Rays and scans.

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Vitamin D test

Vitamin D is important for bone health. A vitamin D blood test checks the level of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D in your blood – find out more here.

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Folate

Folate is a B-group vitamin that your body needs to grow and develop. Everyone needs folate, but it’s especially important for pregnant women.

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Amnesia

Amnesia is loss of memory that is usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about its causes and ways to live with amnesia.

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Cognitive impairment

Cognitive impairment can cause problems with your thinking, communication, understanding or memory. Find out more about cognitive impairment here.

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Anosmia (loss of smell)

Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. It is often age-related. Find out more about the causes, diagnosis and complications of anosmia.

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Vitamin K deficiency

Vitamin K deficiency can stop your blood from clotting properly and weaken your bones. Read more about how to prevent and treat vitamin K deficiency.

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Vitamin A deficiency

Vitamin A deficiency is often preventable in developed countries like Australia. Learn about the symptoms, causes and how to ensure you get enough vitamin A.

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