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Heart health self-care

Heart health is important to prevent a heart attack, which can happen when coronary artery disease blocks blood supply to your heart muscle. Find out what products are available for heart health.

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Hair loss self-care

Hair loss can be normal (hereditary hair loss), or abnormal, which is usually temporary. Hair loss can affect men, women and children. Find out what products are available for hair loss.

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Haemorrhoids self-care

Haemorrhoids (piles) can be inside or outside the anal canal. They are common, particularly after 40 and during pregnancy. Find out what products are available for haemorrhoids.

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Irritable bowel syndrome self-care

Irritable bowel syndrome is common, with around 20% of people likely to suffer from it at some time. IBS involves abdominal pain with changes in bowel habits. Find out what products are available for IBS.

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Asthma self-care

Asthma affects the airways leading to your lungs. Your airways tighten, become inflamed and fill up with mucus, making breathing more difficult. Find out what products are available for asthma.

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Nappy rash self-care

Nappy rash is a red rash on the skin covered by a baby's nappy, most often due to irritation caused by urine and faeces in contact with sensitive skin. Find out what products are available for nappy rash.

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Worms - threadworms

Threadworms are the most common form of worm infection in Australia. Worms are easily treated with pharmacy medicines. Find out what products are available for worms.

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Contact lenses

There are two main types of contact lenses, hard and soft, both with advantages and disadvantages for the wearer. Find out what products are available for contact lenses.

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Vaginal thrush: self-care

Vaginal thrush is a yeast infection and some women suffer from recurrent episodes. Symptoms include itching and irritation in your genital area. Find what products are available for vaginal thrush.

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Toothache: self-care

Toothache is usually caused by dental decay. Sometimes pain and swelling in the jaw can be a sign of a tooth infection or abscess. Find out what products are available for toothache.

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Rubella self-care

Rubella (German measles or three-day measles) is caused by a virus different from the measles virus. It is spread by coughing and sneezing. Find out what products are available for rubella.

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Mumps self-care

Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands on the neck, below your ears. Mumps is most common in school-aged children and young adults. Find out what products are available for mumps.

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Conjunctivitis: self-care

A major cause of eye problems is allergic, bacterial or viral conjunctivitis (inflammation of the 'wet' surfaces of the eye). Find out what products are available for conjunctivitis.

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Sore throat: self-care

A sore throat makes swallowing difficult and painful. Sore throat is common because it is associated with the common cold. Find out what products are available for sore throat.

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Contraception - barrier methods

Barrier methods of contraception stop a man's sperm from reaching a woman's egg, and include condoms, diaphragms and caps. Find out what products are available for barrier contraception.

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Chickenpox: self-care

Chickenpox, caused by the varicella zoster virus, is highly infectious and spread by sneezing, coughing or contact with fluid from chickenpox blisters. Find out what products are available for chickenpox.

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Bites and stings: self-care

Bites and stings can cause mild irritation or serious reactions, such as anaphylaxis. Most insect bites and stings are not serious. Find out what products are available for bites and stings.

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Baby feeding

Breastfeeding is best for baby feeding. Breast milk is easily digested, economical, safe and the right temperature. Find out what products are available for baby feeding.

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Acne: self-care

Acne usually starts in teenage years. Skin pores become blocked with oil, trapping dead skin cells and bacteria, causing pimples. Find out what products are available for acne.

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Fungal skin infections

Areas commonly affected by fungal infections include the skin, scalp, feet, fingernails and toenails, mouth and vagina. Find out what products are available for fungal skin infections.

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Dry skin: self-care

Dry skin is a common problem. The skin barrier can break down due to wear and tear from the environment, causing dryness and itching. Find out what products are available for dry skin.

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Dandruff: self-care

Dandruff is a common problem, affecting 15 to 20 per cent of the population, and occurs when dead skin cells are shed as flakes from the scalp. Find out what products are available for dandruff.

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Pregnancy testing options

Testing for pregnancy and ovulation is simple using home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, which give results that are about 99% accurate. Find out what pregnancy and ovulation testing kits are available.

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