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A national counselling helpline and support service for information on sexual assault, family violence or violence against women. Call 1800 737 732
This article from the Australian Continence Foundation’s publication, discusses healthy water intake – how much is enough, and the dangers of drinking too much.
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.
This Australian Financial Review article, written by Jill Margo, discusses the experience of menopause saying that “Menopause can be tough, but women facing it now cut a different figure from that of a generation ago”.
Foods That Do Good is a website that provides health professionals with easy-to-access, holistic and evidence-based nutrition information that will help Australians understand how to work towards better health through a balanced diet. The site is curated by Dairy Australia with input from qualified health professionals.
This heart attack action plan is a great poster to have on display at work or at home. Produced by the Australian Heart Foundation, it details step-by-step the actions you should take if you suspect you are having a heart attack.
This is a informative fact sheet from the Australian Heart Foundation that can teach you how to recognise the warning signs of a heart attack.
Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy in this video produced by the International Menopause Society.
This bone health self-assessment tool is designed to help all adults (but especially those over 50) understand their risk of bone fracture. It is an online questionnaire that provides a simple report you can take to your doctor for further review if needed.
This video, from national organisation Our Watch, delves into the alarming statistics, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
Living Longer Living Stronger is an evidence based program that encourages and supports change in the health and fitness sectors to achieve improved health, quality of life and fitness for people aged over 50 years.
Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
PANDA is an Australian organisation dedicated to supporting the emotional wellbeing of women throughout pregnancy and early parenthood.
The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit body formed to promote education and research in the area of pelvic pain.
The What Were We Thinking blog follows the experiences of new parents across Australia. The blog is based on the What Were We Thinking program, an evidence-based intervention developed and run by the Jean Hailes Research Unit. This program teaches new mothers and fathers both practical skills for settling babies and ideas to help them adjust to changes in their relationship that can come with parenthood.
In this video from the International Menopause Society, Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Known for years as the “career woman’s disease” based on the idea that women without children develop disease in their reproductive organs, endometriosis is a painful condition thought to affect one in ten women worldwide.
Bioidentical hormone therapy is marketed as natural, safe, risk-free, age-reversing, sex-enhancing and even cancer-preventing. But not only is the term bioidentical in this context a misnomer, the products pose a serious safety risk.