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Lifestyle & Dementia

Use it or lose it: lifestyle & dementia Dementia affects more than 300,000 Australians and though there is currently no cure, there are things you can do to delay its onset. Here we look at simple things you can do in middle age to keep dementia at bay.

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Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking ...

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Exercise Helps To Prevent Depression

Moderate exercise not only helps to treat depression, but may help to prevent it.

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Common Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are a range of mental health conditions characterised by primary symptoms of anxiety. They are associated with marked distress affecting everyday functioning at work, social activities and home.

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Active Minds Boost Elderly Brainpower

Keeping your brain active and stimulated may be the key to preserving your memory.

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Taking Care Of Your Mental Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be an exciting time in your life, but it can also involve a great deal of worry and stress.

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Helping Children Cope With Grief & Loss

Whether it's the loss of a parent, grandparent, sibling, friend or even a family pet, most children will experience grief and loss at some point. So what can you do to help them cope?

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Depression & Other Mood Disorders

It's perfectly normal to feel sad or low from time to time, but if these feelings persist for more than a couple of weeks or are really intense for no apparent reason, it's possible you may have depression or another form of mood disorder.

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Work-Related Stress & Anxiety

Long hours, heavy workloads and job insecurity can make work a stressful place these days. And it's not just individuals who are affected – stress can also reduce workplace productivity and attendance.

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Depression And Your Heart

Looking after your heart health is not just about checking your blood pressure or making sure your diet is right. You need to look after the whole you.

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Building Health & Happiness

Happy and healthy – what more could you ask for? Well, maybe a whopping, great lottery win.

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Depression Medication Dilemma: Happier But Heavier?

Antidepressants can make a big difference to quality of life, but they have also been linked to weight gain in some people. But there are ways to limit the extra kilos.

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Take A Deep Breath

When you have asthma, it’s not just physical triggers you need to be aware of. Stress and strong emotions may have you reaching for you reliever inhaler.

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Introducing: Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are specialists in managing mental health.

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Osteoporosis And Depression

While it might seem like you’ve got enough on your plate dealing with osteoporosis, you also need to be aware that it can increase your risk for depression.

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