Sleep apnoea is a common sleep disorder. But did you know it can dramatically increase your risk of heart disease? Given that heart disease is the number-one killer of women in Australia, this is something you need to know about.
If you have ambitions to lead a healthier lifestyle by giving up cigarettes, you ought to consider transitioning to a smoke-free way of life by first switching to e-cigarettes. Six months from now, you might be nicotine-free thanks to quitting with e-cigs.
Provasil is an excellent example of a safe, yet effective supplement that utilizes some of the most beneficial ingredients, to offer users a noticeable improvement not only in their ability to retain and recall memories, but also to improve their ability to focus.
Now in its fifth year, Women’s Health Week encourages women around Australia to make their own health a priority. Held in the first week of September, it includes both online and on-the-ground events dedicated to getting women together to focus on their health and to start making positive changes.
The Butterfly Foundation, is kicking off this year’s Love Your Body Week with a challenge to everyone: De-objectify yourself on social media – use the My body is great because… frame and join the social media counter movement for #LoveYourBodyWeek.
In the lead up to Women’s Health Week, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of maintaining health and wellness when caring for others especially considering more than two thirds of all unpaid carers in Australia are female.
There are many health benefits of sun exposure but in moderation. The sun’s rays make you feel good and look good. However, in the long run, sun exposure can have negative health effects.
When it comes to breast health, the important thing to learn is what’s normal for you. We spoke to Jean Hailes specialist Dr Sonia Davison to learn what breast changes are to be expected throughout life and when you should seek advice from a health professional.
There are various methods that will help you keep your teeth in the best condition possible. In this article, we explain why Invisalign will work much better for you. Here are the reasons why you need Invisalign instead of traditional braces.
It’s National Pain Week and Chronic Pain Australia is calling on the Australian government to strengthen primary care for people living with chronic pain, to alleviate the emotional and financial burdens that they experience.
Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella talks about how to support your digestive system through eating everyday foods. Here are her five top foods to nourish your gut bacteria for good health.
If the colder weather has you thinking non-stop about food, why not focus on the seasonal foods that are actually good for you, instead of reaching for unhealthy choices and try these winter-food winners.
Constantly improving one’s oral health is important, and adds to a good appearance and quality of life. Healthy mouth, teeth and gums will be free of bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease; all part of what cause dental issues and pose potential medical complications as a person gets older. Natural treatments are highly effective […]
For many women, flip flops are the standard casual footwear around the home or for the outdoors during the summer. However, your flip flops can cause back pain and here’s why.
For some, things slow down a bit in the summer, but that’s not the case for many women. Planning barbeques and organizing summer camps, and Make use of our favorite practical health tips to boost your energy for any upcoming summer activities.
Life will always be a challenge, and we each must adapt to new realities. The good news is that a few lifestyle changes can help you deal with stress better, enhance your performance, and give you a better sense of overall well-being.
Whether you are a full-time mom or a professional working in an exciting field, staying sharp is important. There are actually some handy tips you can use if you want to exercise the brain and maintain that edge in the process.
The nursing profession is an honourable career choice that is in big demand. The need for quality trained nurses is on the rise around the world and continues to be one of the fastest growing occupations.
The first thing that you need to know is that the Keto Diet is a low carb and high fat diet. This is backed up by a large number of studies that have all had the same conclusion that this is a diet that is actually good for you.
Living in such a fruitful climate, it means vibrant, fresh ingredients hitting stores ready for you to conjure up tasty and healthy meals from your own kitchen with ease. Here, we give you four satisfying, seasonal and simple recipes to follow.
Your main goal as a parent is to make sure that your children grow up as happy and as healthy as possible. This includes making sure that their teeth and gums are taken care of as well.
Whether you are a breast cancer patient or you are caring for a family member or loved one, you will find support from other patients, caregivers and survivors invaluable. Support groups are a valuable resource.
When it comes to sleep one thing’s for certain; most people are not getting enough of it. One thing you could do to improve your sleep hygiene is to start using a sleep tracker.
Here are some of the common questions that Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Elizabeth Farrell gets asked in her work, along with her answers and links to Jean Hailes’ evidence-based information.
If you’re struggling to find the right words or aren’t sure how to broach the subject of safe sex, here are some fast facts, hints and tips to help get you talking with your new partner.
Being able to stay active and live a long healthy life is something we all aspire to, but it’s hard to do when the world is full of chemicals and genetically modified foods filled with pesticides and snacks made of sugar.
Has an audiologist recently informed you that you need hearing aids? Trust me it is not the end of the world. In fact, getting hearing aids will actually transform your life for the better. Here is a look at all the benefits of modern hearing aids you will enjoy.
Most people get less than the necessary eight hours sleep per night. Getting too little sleep also puts you at a higher risk for diseases such as cancer, diabetes type II, heart attack and stroke.
Most of the highest paid jobs for women are in the healthcare industry. While some jobs in the sector, such as surgery, are still male dominated, in other jobs, women thrive. Here are some of the best healthcare jobs for women.
The skin of the vulva is extremely delicate, making it susceptible to a wide range of conditions. Vulval irritation is relatively common in women of all ages, with skin conditions and infections often being the cause.
At one time or another we are all in need of a quick energy boost to get us through the day, but recent reports about energy drinks suggest that they are definitely not the way to go, especially for those with Long QT Syndrome.
There’s no doubt our food and exercise are both imperative to our health and fitness. But do both of them stand at equal importance while we consider reducing our waistline? The answer is no. It is our diet that gives priority to our weight.
According to the World Health Organization, physical inactivity is the 4th leading risk factor for death among adults around the world. A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to increased risk for heart disease, cancer and poor bone density.
Turmeric is a spice grown in Indian backyards and kitchen gardens. Turmeric is not just another fad – it adds taste to your dishes and provides many health benefits. In the Ancient Indian health practice of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is used in many preparations.
When an internal part of the body gets misplaced from its’ original position, the condition is called a hernia. This condition usually brings pain and discomfort. Hiatal hernia is also called ‘hiatus hernia’. This happens whenever the stomach lumps into the hiatus opening.
Having a loved one who is involved in substance abuse can be draining, and understandably so because you can’t turn your back on them when they need you most. However, many people make the mistake of enabling the addicted person out of love. This only makes it worse.
According to the CSIRO, when it comes to diets, most Australians tend to over-think, have too high expectations and are anxious about failure – all of which can derail the best of intentions.
Noise pollution has a negative effect on a person’s quality of life, and therefore large construction projects are required to submit documentation that details how they plan to reduce this to acceptable levels. Here are just a few ways that noise can affect you.
Community service organisation Uniting is one of the Local Area Co-ordinators for the NDIS in NSW (the other NSW LAC is St Vincent de Paul), helping eligible applicants transition to their First Plan and for some people, working with them to choose their supports.
Most people find it impossible to stick to a New Year’s Resolution related to improving their health and fitness. But there are some pretty simple and inexpensive ways to get fit this year and you may even have a little fun along the way.