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End of life health

Living with a terminal illness can be difficult for you and your loved ones. Learn more about coping with a terminal illness, talking about your feelings, and understanding anticipatory grief.

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Aches and pains

Pain is a part of life, but it shouldn't stop you from living. Learn about the types of pain including back pain, headaches, and swelling in the groin, as well as pain relief such as paracetamol.

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Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Treatments can improve the quality of life for people living with CF.

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Asthma First Aid app

The Asthma First Aid App is an educational tool developed by Asthma Australia for people with asthma, their families and carers. It provides easy access to the asthma first aid steps in both live and training versions. Learn more here.

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Living with GORD

Information on living with GORD on this page, plus links to trusted resources.

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo can be challenging to live with, mainly because of the way the skin looks. However, people with vitiligo are usually in good health.

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Coronary artery bypass graft

Coronary artery disease can cause pain, shortness of breath and heart attacks. A coronary artery bypass graft can relieve your pain and may help you to live longer.

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Furnishing and dementia

People living with dementia need furnishings to be as comfortable and safe as possible, so if you care for someone who has dementia, you may have to make some changes.

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Alopecia

Hair loss (known as alopecia) can be distressing, and while treatment sometimes helps, learning to live with alopecia may be the only option. Learn more here.

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