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With more than 40 years experience as a gynecological endocrinologist and a founding member of the Australian Menopause Society, Dr. Wren has researched the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and presents them in easy-to-understand language. This book covers the mental, physical, and emotional effects of menopause, and outlines the case for and against HRT and alternative therapies. Menopause: Change, Choice and HRT is about empowering women with the knowledge to make health decisions around menopause that suit their needs and lifestyle.
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.
Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy in this video produced by the International Menopause Society.
In this video from the International Menopause Society, Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
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.
Jean Hailes health experts, Professor Jane Fisher and Dr Mandy Deeks, talk about engaging with others and the importance of confidence.
There is a connection between the confidence to make positive health decisions and wellbeing. When we feel confident we eat well, our physical and mental wellbeing improves and we are better able to tackle life’s daily challenges.
Confidence is having the belief in yourself that you can accomplish things. Being confident helps you to make the right choices for your health and wellbeing. People who believe in themselves tend to have less sickness and better mental health.
Our social connections, so important to our overall health, are made up of the people we know, friends we confide in, family we belong to and the community in which we live.
In this video, physiotherapist Anne Patterson gives lots of tips on how to maintain pelvic floor fitness.
Being busy may make us feel valued but it can also be bad for our health. Learn how to slow down with these simple tricks.
The word “cancer” understandably conjures up negative and emotive thoughts. But understanding your rate of risk might put your mind at rest.
There’s a simple way to prolong life and reduce the risk of some diseases. And it doesn’t require an expensive course of supplements or cutting back on calories
Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
A national counselling helpline and support service for information on sexual assault, family violence or violence against women. Call 1800 737 732
This video, from national organisation Our Watch, delves into the alarming statistics, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children