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Sleep apnoea

Sleep apnoea occurs when a person’s throat is partly or completely blocked while they are asleep. Discover more about symptoms, complications and treatment.

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How to stop snoring

There are many causes of snoring, some of which are serious. If you or your household have concerns, you should see a doctor, and try some of these simple measures to stop it.

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Causes of ADHD

The causes of ADHD are not fully known. It is thought that genetic and environmental factors can interact, creating changes in brain development and function.

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Sleep disorders

Sleep disorders can seriously affect your health and safety. Find out more about managing sleep disorders.

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Adenoids

The adenoids are small lumps of soft tissue found at the back of the nose in children. Healthy adenoids are part of young kids’ immune systems.

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Apert syndrome

Apert syndrome is a rare condition that causes an abnormally shaped skull and fused fingers and toes. Other body parts and organs are also affected. Surgery and other treatments can, however, help development.

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How to get a good night's sleep, according to science

Up to 40% of Australians don't get enough quality sleep, while poor sleep has been linked to chronic health conditions. Here are 6 tips for better sleep.

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Getting the most out of your pharmacist

Pharmacists are qualified medicines experts who provide advice and counselling on products and general healthcare. Learn how community pharmacists can help you.

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Sleepwalking (somnambulism)

Sleepwalkers can risk injury, such as by climbing out of a window or walking into objects. Learn more about sleepwalking and whether you should see a doctor.

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Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a condition caused by changes to the arteries in your lungs that can damage your heart. Read more here about the causes, symptoms and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

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