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Depression and older people

Depression in adults over 65 can include unexplained physical symptoms, memory loss, and various behavioural changes. This page can help you diagnose if an older person may be suffering from depression.

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Older people and mental health

Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, that are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.

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Symptoms of depression

Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.

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Essential screening tests for men

Screening tests or health checks aim to pick up health problems early in people who don't have any symptoms of disease. Read about tests men might need.

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You could have Parkinson’s disease symptoms in your 30s or 40s and not know it

It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 29. But it's believed that 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.

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Life after a heart attack

Cardiac rehabilitation can help you to recover and resume a normal life as soon as possible after having a heart attack or heart surgery. Find out how to manage after a heart attack.

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound. Learn more about the symptoms and effects of tinnitus here and find out where to get help.

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition where males develop enlarged breasts – often called ‘man boobs’. It's very common and usually not serious. Learn here about the treatments available and where to seek help.

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Counsellors and counselling

Counsellors work in mental health and other settings. They specialise in building relationships based on discussions between the client and counsellor.

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Antipsychotic medications

Antipsychotic medications are medicines that can help ease the symptoms of psychosis. Find out more about antipsychotics.

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