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Falls

Trusted information on falls including steps to take to prevent them, causes and treatment, plus some facts and figures

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Fall prevention

Trusted information on fall prevention for older people and simple everyday steps to take around the home, and links to trusted resources

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Fall treatment

Trusted information on treatments for falls for older people including what to do when you can't get up, and links to trusted resources

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What causes falls?

Trusted information on the main causes of falls for older people including accidents, impairments, health and illness, and links to trusted resources

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Head injuries

The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Fractures

A bone fracture can be caused by trauma, such as a sports injury or fall. Fractures can also be caused by minor injuries in conditions that weaken the bone.

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Safe use of sleeping pills

Sleeping pills are drugs designed to help you fall asleep or stay asleep, such as in the treatment of insomnia. Learn more about types and associated risks.

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Prolapsed uterus

Prolapsed uterus is when your uterus falls down towards the vaginal opening. Read more about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of this condition.

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Dental injury

The most common cause of a dental injury is a fall or playing sport. It can also happen from eating something hard. Learn more here.

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Living with osteoporosis

There is no cure for osteoporosis, but medicines and lifestyle changes can help. Find out how to manage with osteoporosis.

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Getting pregnant

Trusted information on getting pregnant including the best time to get pregnant, the male and female sexual organs, menstruation, hormones and chromosomes.

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