Body image is how women think, feel and picture their body. Research has found a link between how women view their body and their ability to handle daily life.
Detecting and managing subclinical thyroid disorders is challenging in midlife women. In this article, Dr Cynthia Stuenkel, Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, presents the research findings, and identifies some handy practice points for Health Professionals.
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Our free health articles cover a different women's health issue each month and may be reprinted in your organisation's newsletter, magazine, blog or website at no cost. This month's topic is 'How does your thyroid affect your health?'
Forgiveness and kindness are the best remedies for getting your New Year’s resolutions back on track, says an expert psychologist from Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, Australia’s leading and trusted women’s health organisation.
Low sexual desire is common among both pre and postmenopausal women. It can cause personal distress, harm relationships, and have a negative impact on body image and self-confidence. Yet few women seek medical care for this condition.
Experts warn women against masking emotions with alcohol. With the festive season in full swing, women are urged not to use alcohol as a coping strategy when dealing with extra demands of these holidays.
Satisfaction with life and having a sense of purpose and meaning in life has been found to affect the health and wellbeing of men and women.
It was around this time last year that I found out I was pregnant. We had only been trying for two months. I remember walking into the lounge room after completing a home pregnancy test and telling my partner Jake, 'Yep, we're having a baby'. I think the colour just drained from my face as I sat on the couch and added, "life as I know it will never be the same'.
Our free health articles cover a different women's health issue each month and may be reprinted in your organisation's newsletter, magazine, blog or website at no cost. This month's topic is 'Strategies for managing festive season anxiety'.