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Complementary therapies

Practices such as homeopathy, naturopathy, yoga and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine in a belief they can complement treatments.

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Depression treatment

Trusted information about depression treatment from leading Australian health organisations.

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Homeopathy

Trusted information about homeopathy, including the lack of current evidence for its effectiveness and safety, and questions to ask your doctor about homeopathy.

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Massage therapy guide

Massage therapy is used to manage a range of conditions, with a therapist manipulating the body’s soft tissues. Learn more here about the most popular types.

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Chinese traditional medicine

Trusted information about Chinese traditional medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to complementary medicines.

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Menopause medication

Trusted information about menopause medication, including Tibolone (Livial), antidepressants and hormone replacement therapy (HRT), other treatment options and what to ask your doctor.

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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.

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Ayurvedic medicine

Trusted information about ayurvedic medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on alternative therapies and herbal medicine.

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Antidepressant medicines

Trusted information on antidepressant medicines, including what they are, how they work, different types, who should take antidepressants and possible side-effects.

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Caring for a child with Asperger’s

Find out about caring for a child with Asperger’s, including through treatments such as occupational therapy and by getting support at school.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone is a painkiller. To get oxycodone, you need to have a prescription written for you by your doctor. You can't buy it from a pharmacy without one. You can find out more about oxycodone by reading our trusted partner pages.

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