Metabolic disorders disrupt the way your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. Learn about symptoms and treatment here.
Find out if you're at risk of heart disease, kidney disease or type 2 diabetes in just a few minutes using the healthdirect Risk Checker.
Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.
Malabsorption syndrome refers to several disorders that affect someone’s ability to absorb nutrients from their food.
Irritable bowel syndrome infographic
Explore this infographic to learn about how to deal with the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and how you can prevent an attack of IBS.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes 2 main conditions, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, which both cause inflammation in the bowel.
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 .
Water and your health — infographic
If your body doesn’t have enough water (dehydration), it won’t function well. This infographic shows why drinking plenty of water daily is essential.
Urine colour chart
It's important to drink plenty of water every day to stay healthy. Use this urine colour chart to assess how hydrated you are.
Amyloidosis is a group of diseases that can affect the brain, heart, joints or kidneys.