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Dehydration

Dehydration happens when you haven’t got enough fluids in your body. If severe, dehydration can cause serious problems. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.

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Vomiting self care

Trusted information on self care for vomiting, tips to avoid dehydration, and links to trusted resources.

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Diarrhoea self care

Trusted information on self care for diarrhoea, tips to avoid dehydration, information about antidiarrhoeal medicines, and 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 they exercise. Using these simple tips will help them stay safe and healthy.

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Hot weather risks and staying cool

We live in a sunburnt country where hot days and heatwaves can stress our bodies. Here's how to stay cool and hydrated.

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Calf pain

Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.

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Hangover ‘cures’

Trusted information on hangover cures and what to do the morning after, plus hangover myths and knowing your standard drinks.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis

Information about Diabetic ketoacidosis, a condition caused when you have a high blood sugar level, and not enough insulin in your body to break it down to use for energy .

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Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea (or diarrhea) may last for only a few days, or may be a sign of something else. Find out here about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.

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Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints, but most are easily treated. Find out about the different types of headaches and treatments.

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Diarrhoea and vomiting in children

Learn more about the causes of diarrhoea and vomiting in children, and use these handy tips to help alleviate the symptoms.

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