For the media / October 2014


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Janelle Carrigan, Media & Visual Content Manager
Phone: 0409 939 920
Email: janelle.carrigan@jeanhailes.org.au

Media releases

Important window for health after menopause

A report on women’s health released by the International Menopause Society to mark World Menopause Day on 18 October reveals that the first 10 years post menopause is the ideal time for women to improve the quality of their lives for later years.   

Anxiety - tops mental health disorders for women

While depression affects one in five women, anxiety is more widespread with one in three women experiencing anxiety at some time in their life. The ABS reports that anxiety affects over 2 million people aged 16-85 years, with the majority being women.

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