To celebrate Women's Health Week, we've compiled our most revealing articles, interviews and podcasts about women's health issues covering the topics of brain and heart health, cancer, menopause, weight management and osteoporosis. "If a woman is in good health, her family, community and the society around her also benefit.” - Dr Jean Hailes Our most revealing posts about … [Read more...] about Our most revealing posts about women’s health issues
Dr Claudia Lee along with Prof Kerryn Phelps OM and nutritionist Jaime Rose Chalmers have unravelled The Mystery Gut in their new book as a pathway to healing gut conditions and achieving overall health and well being. Dr Claudia Lee believes we may be so accustomed to feeling brain fog, fatigue, bloating, sleeplessness, mood swings that the symptoms of various gut … [Read more...] about Are we too accepting of poor health?
Ageing and body image are hot buttons of conversation for many women. Dealing with the changes to your body as a result of children, menopause or just the ticking of time can become a mental battle as well as a physical one. To help gain some balance and maybe a new perspective on ageing and body image we have compiled our most popular posts on the topic. 5 must read posts … [Read more...] about 5 must read posts about ageing and body image
The results are in and, to be honest, they could be better! Women know what they should be doing to improve their health, but six out of 10 still can't find time for 2.5hours exercise a week, and 40% of women were diagnosed with anxiety or depression. That's some of the latest findings from the third annual 2017 Jean Hailes for Women’s Health Survey of more than 10,000 women … [Read more...] about Women’s health week survey shows how far we have to go
Why do so many women dread menopause? Why do we focus on the negative symptoms rather than the long list of positives? The reality is – menopause means an end to spending money on sanitary products and contraceptives…an end to scheduling holidays and important life-events around your ‘due date’…and an end to worrying about falling pregnant. Surely that’s reason to … [Read more...] about Jean Kittson on the joys of menopause