There are some women who experience some problems with their period. Thankfully, there are many treatments and medications that can help solve or reduce the effects of these problems.
Nosey aunties, arguing siblings, a partner nobody likes – spending the holidays with family is not always the fun and games we’re told it’s supposed to be.
Scientists at the CSIRO have come up with an innovative approach to tackling Australia’s poor vegetable intake – an app that challenges people to eat more veggies.
Today is World Diabetes Day and we’re paying tribute to Australia’s Diabetes Super SHEroes. That is all the women and girls who live with diabetes.
The Movember Foundation, the only global charity solely focused on men’s health, is driving home the scale of the global men’s health crisis by asking everyone to take a moment to consider what life would be like without the men they love.
In 2015, a study found that only 26% of UK adults consume their five a day. We know that swapping non-organic food for organic produce is an improvement that people are already adopting, but what other foods specifically can we swap?
For many women, the menopause years are often met with physical, emotional and mental changes. And often, just as you are navigating the tricky symptoms of hot flushes, night sweats or increased anxiety levels, you are greeted by another unwelcome visitor: weight gain.
Menopause was once a life stage of secrecy and mystery – whispered ‘women’s-only’ business – but thanks to more research and greater awareness, today’s midlife women can have a different experience to those of previous generations.
Halloween contact lenses are frightening Australian optometrists for all the wrong reasons due to high rates of microbial contamination which can lead to ocular infections, conjunctivitis and even permanent visual impairment and blindness.
On average, 3 out of 4 of our dental emergency patients have at least one impacted wisdom tooth. Wisdom tooth problems affect women more than men because on average the jaw bone is smaller in women.
Like conventional Braces, nearly any adult who needs straighter teeth may be treated but unlike Braces, Invisalign is virtually undetectable and it is also removable at will.
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.