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If you have an anxiety disorder you are not alone. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions in Australia. There are many effective treatments for anxiety, and the sooner you get help, the more likely you are to get better.
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Both medicine and non-medicine treatments can help with depression and anxiety disorders, but no single treatment is right for everybody. Antidepressant medicines are also prescribed for other conditions such as bipolar disorder, bulimia, diabetic neuropathy and neuropathic pain. It’s important to find a treatment that works for you, and this may take some time.
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How safe is online shopping for medicines? Find out more.
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Antidepressants are medicines used to treat depression. The decision to take an antidepressant, undertake psychological therapy, or combine both approaches, is very individual. Talk to your doctor about what you think will work best for you.
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Depression is a common problem, so if you are depressed you are not alone. More than 1 in 10 Australians will experience an episode of depression in their lifetime.
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Complementary medicines are taken by millions of Australians and sold in supermarkets and pharmacies. Find out more about them, and how to use them safely.
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Keep track of medicines and access important health info any time and anywhere, especially in emergencies.
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Antibiotics are medicines used to treat a wide variety of infections or diseases caused by bacteria, such as respiratory tract infections (eg, pneumonia and whooping cough), urinary tract infections, skin infections and infected wounds. Antibiotics have saved millions of lives since they were first introduced in the 1940s and 1950s. However, because they have been overused, many antibiotics are no longer effective against the bacteria they once killed.
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