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Contraception update - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 1.5 hours 04 March 2016

This webinar delves into a range of important issues relating to the appropriate and safe prescribing of contraception and includes case studies.

Fertility & preconception care - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 1.5 hours 06 May 2016

A multidisciplinary panel explore optimisation of natural fertility, causes & risk factors for infertility, preconception care and other topics.

All you need to know about periods video
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Videos 3 minutes 13 April 2016

This animation video is designed for young women to describe the menstruation process.

Addressing sexual issues - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 508 KB 15 April 2016

Dr Deirdre Bentley, Jean Hailes GP, explains that a sensitive approach is needed when dealing with this potentially embarrassing subject.

Reversing Diabetes
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Books $35.00Available in the shop

Drawing on over 20 years of clinical experience as an Accredited Practising Dietitian, including nearly 16 years at Diabetes Australia, Dr Alan Barclay combines the highest-quality evidence about the nutritional management and prevention of diabetes into one easy-to-read book. Reversing Diabetes includes: Advice for losing weight and keeping it off, weekly menu planners, 70 delicious recipes, and complete nutritional breakdowns for each recipe. Live well, eat well and enjoy life. Dr Alan Barclay is a consultant dietitian and chief scientific officer at the Glycemic Index Foundation. He was Head of Research at the Australian Diabetes Council (Diabetes NSW) from 1998-2014 and is a member of the editorial boards of Diabetes Australia's consumer magazine, Conquest, and health professional magazine, Diabetes Management Journal.

Mindfulness: Finding peace in a frantic world
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Mindfulness reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help you break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. The book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). MBCT revolves around a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation which takes just a few minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed. MBCT has been clinically proven to be at least as effective as drugs for depression and it is recommended by the UK's National Institute of Clinical Excellence. The author, Mark Williams is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He co-developed MBCT and is co-author of the international best-seller The Mindful Way Through Depression. Dr Danny Penman is a feature and comment writer for the Daily Mail. He has a PhD in biochemistry and has worked for The Independent and the BBC. (Free CD of guided meditations included).

Foods That Do Good
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External Links 12 April 2016

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.

Aduki bean salad - Jean Hailes Kitchen video

Videos 8 mins 15 March 2016

This large and nourishing salad combines the goodness of red rice, roast vegetables and aduki beans. These ingredients help to feed the good bacteria in the digestive system.

Beating pain, A healthy gut, Natural therapies, and Sleep tight: Magazine Vol 1 2016

Jean Hailes Magazine pdf 3 MB 08 March 2016

The latest Jean Hailes National Magazine is available now, featuring 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

Aduki bean salad recipe

Recipes pdf 87 KB 08 March 2016

This salad combines the goodness of red rice, root vegetables and a delicious dressing. The recipe makes a large salad and is filling and nourishing enough to be a complete meal.

Bircher muesli recipe

Recipes pdf 171 KB 08 March 2016

Try Sandra Villella’s Bircher muesli recipe and you’ll never skip breakfast again. Filled with fibre, antioxidants and good gut bacteria, this muesli makes for a happy digestive system and sets you up for the day.

Persistent pelvic pain - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 908 KB 15 March 2016

Read our latest Medical Observer article about persistent pelvic pain, in which Gynaecologist Dr Susan Evans details key clinical questions to help in the assessment of this common and debilitating condition.

The time of your life: women’s sexuality after 40 - webinar

Webinar 11 February 2016

In this webinar, Maureen Matthews, sex educator, discusses sex, libido and desire for women in their 40s. Maureen discusses these topics with refreshing honesty, openness and humour.

Gut: the inside story of our body’s most under-rated organ

Books $29.99Available in the shop

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.

Menopause: Change, Choice and HRT

Books $24.99Available in the shop

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.

Prevention is the key - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 495 KB 15 February 2016

Dr Amanda Newman, Jean Hailes GP, explains that health checks are an opportunity to assess risk, prioritise preventive strategies and reduce morbidity and mortality.

Inside Out, Prolapse Exercises

Books $22.99Available in the shop

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
  • 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.

Management of vulval irritation - video

Videos 18 January 2016

Jean Hailes gynaecologist, Dr Elizabeth Farrell talks about the management and treatment of vulval irritation.

Is HRT safe? (link to video)

External Links 11 January 2016

Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy in this video produced by the International Menopause Society.

What is hormone replacement therapy (HRT)? (link to video)

External Links 11 January 2016

In this video from the International Menopause Society, Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).