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Rob’s story part 2
Rob’s story part 2

Continue reading Rob’s story about living with dementia.

5 simple steps to maximise your brain health
5 simple steps to maximise your brain health

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Being brain healthy is important whatever your age. Like physical health brain health needs constant work and maintenance and means that you must always look after your brain, your body and your heart. Leading a brain healthy life isn’t difficult – small steps can go a long way.

Rob’s story  - part 1
Rob’s story - part 1

Rob shares his story about living with dementia.

Problem gambling
Problem gambling

Gambling responsibly is about being aware of your likelihood of losing, placing a limit on how much time and money you spend on gambling (and sticking to it) and ensuring that gambling does not dominate your life.

Debunking dementia myths - aluminium and Alzheimer's
Debunking dementia myths - aluminium and Alzheimer's

We take a look at one of the more common myths about the relationship between Alzheimer's and the presence of aluminium in our environment.

5 things to know about your prostate

Learn more about prostate health in this latest fact sheet, courtesy of Andrology Australia.

5 things to know about erectile dysfunction

Take a look at this latest fact sheet, courtesy of Andrology Australia.

Medical myth: erectile dysfunction is all in your mind

It’s perfectly normal for men to have an occasional problem gaining or sustaining an erection, but for some men, these difficulties are frequent and severe.

Asthma
Asthma

Asthma is a chronic illness in which the lung’s air passages become sensitive and sometimes narrow, making it hard to breathe.

How to manage sleep problems

Doctor Grant Blashki, a GP and mental health researcher, talks about managing sleep problems.


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Did you know that almost 280,000 Australians live with dementia and that it is the third leading cause of death in Australia, after heart disease and stroke?

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