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The digestive system plays an important role in your health, both physically and mentally. Read about how you can improve it.
The Jean Hailes National Magazine features a range of health issues relevant to Australian women at every life stage. In this issue we explore:
A healthy gut – Why good digestive health matters
Sweet dreams – How to get a better night’s sleep
Beating pain – How to overcome chronic pain
What happens when you visit a natural therapist? – Learn what to expect when you visit a natural therapy practice
Plus, a delicious recipe from Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella – Red rice, roast vegetable and aduki bean salad
This article from the Australian Continence Foundation’s publication, discusses healthy water intake – how much is enough, and the dangers of drinking too much.
Incontinence or leakage is more common than most people realise – and it can be easily cured or managed.
This webinar is presented by Women’s Health Queensland Wide and covers the symptoms and management of pelvic pain (including pain associated endometriosis) for women.
New research shows that gut bacteria can play a role in everything from obesity and allergies to Alzheimer's. Beginning with the personal experience of illness that inspired her research, and going on to explain everything from the basics of nutrient absorption to the latest science linking bowel bacteria with depression, Giulia Enders takes us on a fascinating tour of our insides. Enders is a two-time scholarship winner of the Heraeus Foundation, and her message is simple -- if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need to? Find out in this surprising exploration of the least understood of our organs.
Learn how to exercise with confidence. This book teaches you how to improve your pelvic floor support, avoid unsafe exercises and relieve prolapse symptoms while increasing your strength and fitness.
This user-friendly prolapse exercise guide is suited to all levels of fitness, especially for women with:
- prolapse surgery recovery
- previous prolapse surgery
- or pelvic floor weakness
Michelle Kenway is an Australian physiotherapist and women's exercise instructor and is passionate about helping women stay active for their physical and emotional wellbeing.
In this Medical Observer article, Jean Hailes physiotherapist Janetta Webb, explains that patients can be taught to deal with and manage the common problem of urinary incontinence.
Pelvic floor exercises are important for all women to practise to maintain strong muscles and reduce the risk of incontinence. Learn how to do pelvic floor exercises by listening to this podcast. Duration: 6 mins.