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Management of chronic conditions

A chronic condition is an illness that lasts a long time - 6 months or more. Learn to manage a chronic condition, including types of support that are available.

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How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

This page includes information on home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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Living with peripheral vascular disease

If you have been diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Codeine no longer available over the counter from Feb 1

Pain-relief medicines that contain codeine will no longer be available without a doctor's prescription from 1 Feb 2018. Here’s what you need to know.

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Living with bipolar disorder

If you have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Adrenal fatigue

Trusted information about adrenal fatigue, which is not an official diagnosis, as well as causes and ways of managing fatigue in general.

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What causes a stroke?

Trusted information on the causes of ischaemic and haemorrhagic strokes and the conditions and behaviours that increase the risk of your having a stroke.

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Substance abuse

Trusted information about substance abuse, signs of likely substance abuse, mental health, and getting help from Australian health organisations.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a long-term condition where blood glucose levels become too high as the body either produces little or no insulin, or can't use insulin properly.

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Colds and flu (influenza)

Trusted information on the common cold and flu (influenza) including their differences, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, plus current flu activity levels in Australia.

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