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Headaches [English] Permalink Public

Headaches are one of the most common complaints in both children and adults. Most headaches are temporary. They are caused by tension of the muscles of the face, neck and scalp. (English) Colour

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254285
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Mental Disorders in Children and Youth [English] Permalink Public

Reports from many jurisdictions indicate that the burden of suffering imposed by children & youth mental health problems and disorders is not diminishing. This fact sheet discusses the signs of mental illness in children and youth and what parents can do to help. (English)

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) [English] Permalink Public

Many people report feeling sadder in late autumn and winter, blaming this tendency on the shortening of daylight hours and colder temperatures. However, some people develop a more intense sadness known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression. SAD is characterized by symptoms of lethargy, decreased interest in and withdrawal from usual activities, oversleeping, and overeating. (English)

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Epidural Steroid Blocks: Caudal, Cervical, Thoracic, or Lumbar in the Pain Clinic (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

An epidural steroid block is an injection of a steroid into the epidural space.The epidural space is located just above the spinal cord, surrounded by a sac of fluid. Provided at the Pain Management Clinic. (English) Colour

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255828
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Stress (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Stress is a physiological response of the body to any demand being placed upon it at any given time. When stress continues over a long period of time, the effects can compromise a person's physical and mental well-being. This pamphlet discusses the importance of understanding the source of stress, as well as coping and prevention strategies. (English) Colour

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253413
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Delirium in the Older Adult: A Family Guide (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Delirium (say dah-l-ear-ee-uhm) is when a person becomes confused. It is temporary. The person’s thinking and behaviour changes. The person’s thinking and behaviour changes. It develops quickly over hours and days. It can last for a few hours or days, sometimes longer. Delirium is a serious medical problem, and common in older adults. This pamphlet provides information on delirium including causes, exhibited behaviours, and what you can do to help. (English) Colour

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256479
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Dehydration (Adult) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Your body needs water to work properly. Water keeps your blood flow easily around your body and to your body organs such as your heart and brain. Dehydration (sounds like dee-hi-dray-shun) is when your body does not have enough water. (English) Colour

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English (262727), Chinese - Traditional (262907), Chinese - Simplified (262908), Punjabi (262909), Vietnamese (262910), Arabic (262911), Korean (262912), Farsi (262913)

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262727
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Concussion (Minor Head Injury) in Adults (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A head injury results from a direct blow to the head that causes shaking and jarring of the brain. If the blow is hard enough to injure the brain, it is called a concussion. (English) Colour

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254982
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Concussion (Minor Head Injury) in Children (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

The doctor did not find any signs of serious head injury complications and feels it is safe for your child to go home in your care. (English) Colour

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English (262138), Chinese - Traditional (262139), Chinese - Simplified (262133), Punjabi (262140), Vietnamese (262135), Arabic (262134), Korean (262141), Farsi (262142), French (266824)

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262138
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Acquired Brain Injury Services (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

If you live at home with an acquired brain injury, we can provide community support services. Services are based on your needs. We help you stay as independent as possible in the community. If you can no longer be supported at home, we can support you with housing resources. (English) Colour

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262771
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