Conditions

Heart disease

It’s the nations biggest killer of men and women with one Australian every 10-minute suffering a heart attack.

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Joint pain

Joint pain affects many Australians daily. The most common joints affected include pain and swelling in the elbows, wrists, shoulders, spin and back, hips, ankles and knees.

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Mental health

Mental health is a broad term for issues and illnesses surrounding an individual’s level of psychological well-being.

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Anxiety

Anxiety is extreme worry that interferes with our daily lives. Symptoms include panic attacks, physical fear reactions and attempts to avoid the situation.

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Depression

Depression is a constant feeling of sadness and loss of interest, which stops you doing your normal activities.

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Cancer

Cancer is a disease of cells in the body and it is caused by changes to some genes that control how cells behave.

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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes caused by several lifestyle risk factors. People at risk of type two diabetes need to have a laboratory blood glucose test performed by a doctor to check if they have diabetes.

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that affects joints of the body. It causes structural changes within a joint or multiple joints, resulting in pain and loss of function.

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Asthma

Asthma is a common disease of the airways – the structures through which air passes when moving from your mouth and nose right down to the smallest structures in your lungs. About one in nine to ten Australians have asthma. It is often associated with other allergic conditions like hay fever and eczema.

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