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Aboriginal Health

Culturally relevant health and wellbeing information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Addictions

View our selection of articles and health resources on drug and alcohol addictions. And don't forget to use the alcohol calculator and try out the myDr smoking cost calculator to see how much your addiction is costing you.

Allergy

Find out about allergy prevention and treatment, whether you suffer from skin allergies, hayfever, sinusitis, or food and drink allergies.

Arthritis

Arthritis means the inflammation of a joint, but there are more than 150 different kinds, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout.

Asthma

To stay healthy when you have asthma it's important to understand what causes asthma, what your triggers are and how to keep your asthma well-controlled.

Babies & Pregnancy

Find information on getting pregnant, fertility, tests during pregnancy, pain relief for childbirth, miscarriage, newborn screening and your new baby. 

Bowel cancer awareness

Bowel cancer is often treatable if caught early, but sadly 80 Australians lose their lives to bowel cancer each week. June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - Find out what you can do to reduce your risk and increase detection of Australia's second deadliest cancer.

Cancer Care

A cancer diagnosis is one of the major hurdles a person may face. myDr has information on different cancers, cancer symptoms, tests and treatments.

Complementary Medicine

Find information on complementary therapies including acupuncture, aromatherapy, Alexander technique, Feldenkrais, naturopathy and herbal medicine and its use in disease.

Coronavirus - COVID-19

Find out everything you need to know about Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) - a respiratory illness caused by a new virus, including symptoms, tests and diagnosis. Take the risk assessment to calculate your risk of being infected.

Diabetes

Diabetes is Australia's fastest growing chronic disease. Find out about diabetes risk factors, prevention, diabetes symptoms and treatments.

Divine Flow

Let these yoga poses inspire you and help you to move and breathe more mindfully and consistently. Whether you’re a desk-bound worker or a mum looking to reinvigorate your core,  yoga is a tool for functional movement which can help build up strength and suppleness.

Dr Golly

Dr Golly, a Melbourne-based paediatrician, talks about common conditions affecting children, including acne, fever, constipation and head injury.

Exercise & Fitness

Keep fit and healthy at any age by browsing our information on aerobic fitness, stretching and strengthening, nutrition, hydration  and sports injuries.

Eye Health

Find out about different eye conditions, such as dry eye, red eyes, conjunctivitis, floaters, glaucoma, detached retina, macular degeneration and more. 

First Aid & Self-Care

Information about looking after your health and your body and how to deal with illness, accidents and injuries.

Food Allergy

Food allergy can range from a minor irritation to life-threatening reactions. myDr brings you information on diagnosis and treatment options for this common condition.

Foot health

We often take our feet for granted, until something goes wrong. Find out how to look after your feet and about common foot conditions.

Gastrointestinal Health

Everything on gastrointestinal health including ulcers, reflux, inflammatory bowel, hiatus hernia, hepatitis, your gallbladder, pancreas, liver and more.  

Health Events

Keep up to date with events in Australia's health calendar and find out about health alerts affecting Australians.

Health Images

View our extensive collection of images, animations and illustrations. See what's going on inside your body and what certain diseases and conditions look like. 

Healthy Living

Live a healthy lifestyle, with myDr’s information on sleep, stress, ageing, activity, health habits, health checks and much more. 

Hearing Health

Find information on ear health, ear infections, hearing loss and how to protect your hearing, including tinnitus, Meniere's disease, otitis media and vertigo.

Heart & Stroke

Find out about blood pressure, stroke, cholesterol, angina, heart attack and heart failure, as well as tests and treatments for heart disease.

Kids' & Teens' Health

Find information on kids' mental health, infectious diseases, child development, epilepsy, immunisation, ADHD, dyslexia, autism and other common concerns.

Latest Health News

Get the latest health and medical news from Australia and round the world, including stories about nutrition, diets, health conditions, medicines and treatments.

Medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis is available in Australia - find out who can use it, what conditions it's registered for, and how to access it. Is it legal to drive when you're taking medicinal cannabis? Can you take it with you overseas or between States within Australia? How much does medicinal cannabis cost? All your questions about medicinal cannabis answered.

Medicines

Find information on medicines for specific diseases and conditions and search Australia's largest free database of Consumer Medicines Information, for CMIs on prescription and over-the-counter medicines.

Men's Health

Browse information on men's health issues including impotence, erections, hair loss, prostate health, prostate and testicular cancers and nutrition.

Mental Health

Mental illness is very common in Australia. myDr has put together these patient resources on depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar and other disorders .

Muscle workouts

These individual workouts target specific muscle groups to help you build stronger muscles to support your joints and improve bone strength.

Nutrition & Weight

Information on healthy diet, weight loss, vitamins, minerals, nutrients, fibre, carbohydrates, fats and protein, plus tools to help you manage your weight.

Pain

Find out more about the causes of pain and different pain relief treatments and therapies. Browse information on arthritis, cancer pain, headache, nerve pain, period pain and many other types of pain and their treatment.

Pharmacy Care

Treat minor medical conditions with products available at the pharmacy. Find out how your pharmacist can help you to manage minor conditions yourself.

Quit smoking

World No Tobacco Day is on May 31. Make your first step towards quitting by not smoking on the 31st. Here are some helpful tips and information about products that may help you on your journey to becoming a non-smoker.

Respiratory Health

Respiratory diseases explained including bronchitis, COPD, croup, emphysema, influenza, common cold, coronavirus (COVID-19), tonsillitis and whooping cough.

Seniors' Health

All about brain health and ageing, plus medical tests and treatments and common health concerns for seniors, such as dementia and Parkinson's disease.

Sexual Health

Sexual health information for both men and women, covering genital herpes and other sexually transmitted infections, contraception and erectile dysfunction.

Skin & Hair

Find information on skin conditions and diseases, skin allergies, and skin cancer. Also, read information about your hair and your feet.

Sleep

Sleep eludes most of us from time to time. Find out how sleep hygiene and good sleep habits can help you avoid insomnia and other sleep disorders.

Symptoms

Find out the signs and symptoms of different diseases and conditions, and what particular symptoms might indicate.

Tests & Investigations

Look up diagnostic tests as well as screening tests. Find out which medical tests are used to diagnose which diseases, and what the results mean.

The Bottom Line - Dr Naseem

Dr Naseem Mirbagheri discusses common medical problems that arise with the colon and rectum, such as haemorrhoids and fistulas, and the treatment options available. Dr Mirbagheri is a Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Surgeon in Melbourne. 

Travel Health

Prepare for a healthy holiday by using our checklists and information on travel vaccinations, jet lag, DVT, bites and stings, gastroenteritis and more.

Women's Health

Find information on birth control, menstruation, breasts, osteoporosis, menopause, female cancers, and tests and treatments specific to women's health.