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WEBMedical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately. healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or …

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Teenagers' health healthdirect

WEBAn estimated 1 million Australians experience a type of eating or body image disorder. But treatment is available to help them lead healthier lives. Growing up to a young adult can …

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Manage your health in your 70s and older healthdirect

WEBEat well. It is important to have a balanced diet and to eat well as you move through your 70s. Try to eat: two serves of fruit and five serves of vegetables per day. limit amounts of …

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Health Conditions healthdirect

WEBMedical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately. healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or …

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Immune system healthdirect

WEBThe immune system defends the body from infection. It contains a complex network of cells, chemicals, tissues and organs. An underactive or overactive immune system can cause …

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Women's health healthdirect

WEBMost women are concerned by common problems such as vaginal discharge, dryness, irritation and thrush at some stage. Learn more about health topics that concern women …

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Cardiovascular exercise healthdirect

WEBKey facts. Cardiovascular exercise helps keep your heart and lungs strong. Cardiovascular exercise is also called aerobic exercise or 'cardio' for short. Regular cardio is good for …

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Signs of mental health issues healthdirect

WEBFeeling worried, depressed, guilty, worthless or feeling an exaggerated sense of 'high' may be signs of a mental health issue. Changes in sleep, weight, personal hygiene or activity …

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Body image healthdirect

WEBBody image refers to the way you see your body and the feelings you have about it. Having a healthy body image means that you know you are more than just your physical …

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How alcohol affects your health healthdirect

WEBIn the short term, drinking too much alcohol can cause side effects, including: dizziness. lack of judgement. loss of coordination. memory loss. vomiting. accidental injury (to …

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Australia’s healthcare system healthdirect

WEBYou can also call the healthdirect helpline free* on 1800 022 222 to speak to a registered nurse. They may offer you a call back or video call from a GP. * call charges may apply …

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Trusted Health Advice healthdirect

WEBMedical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately. healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or …

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What your poo (stool) says about your health healthdirect

WEBThe colour of your poo can depend on what you eat and drink, medications and the time food has spent in your digestive system. Black may indicate certain …

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Western Australia rural and remote health services healthdirect

WEBrural and remote health. find a health service. HealthyWA. aged care services. maternity services. You can also call the healthdirect helpline on 1800 022 222. A registered nurse …

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Good mental health healthdirect

WEBGood mental health is when you feel you can manage day to day stresses, work productively, use your abilities and contribute to society. Good mental health is a key …

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Talking to your doctor (GP) about mental health healthdirect

WEBTell your doctor: your symptoms, thoughts and how you feel. any circumstances that may be relevant to your mental health. your concerns (including privacy concerns) how what …

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