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Dr Sonia Davison on hormones and your health

Podcasts 13 mins 08

Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison recorded this podcast about hormones for the GMHBA Healthier Together podcast series.

Dr Rosie Worsley on perimenopause and menopause

Podcasts 13 min 52

Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Rosie Worsley recorded this podcast on perimenopause and menopause for the GMHBA Healthier Together podcast series.

Midlife sexual function - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 578 KB

Following menopause, many women suffer from a drop in their libido. Open and caring inquiry can help address sexual dysfunction.

Menopause - fact sheet

Fact sheets pdf 460 KB 01 September 2018

Explain this: Menopause

Podcasts 26 min 04 July 2018

Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison joins comedian, Jean Hailes ambassador and guest presenter Nelly Thomas on ABC Radio’s ‘Explain This’ to explain what menopause is, how it’s identified and the treatment options available to those experiencing it.

Applying the teach-back tool - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 485 KB 14 May 2018

In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, senior research fellow Alison Beauchamp, discusses the method ‘teach-back’ to improve the health outcomes of a consultation.

Menopause 101: Women’s Stuff - video

Videos 25 MINS 30 May 2018

In this Women’s Stuff event presentation our endocrinologist Sonia Davison discusses menopause.

When to consider fragile X - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 512 KB 29 November 2016

Professor Martin Delatycki explains fragile X syndrome and the health impacts for women.

Bleeding after the menopause - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 18 mins 27 September 2017

This webinar will assist health professionals to provide well-informed, up-to-date advice and treatment in the care and management of bleeding after the menopause.

Heart health, Menopause, Legumes: Magazine Vol 2 2017

Jean Hailes Magazine pdf 6 MB 26 July 2017

The latest Jean Hailes Magazine features these articles:
Heart of the matter: why cardiovascular disease needs to be on your health radar
Not just hot air: why and how legumes can be a part of your everyday diet
Managing menopause: don’t let symptoms reduce your quality of life
Plus, three new delicious recipes from Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella

A simpler fix for fibroids - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 736 KB 15 September 2017

In this Medical Observer article, interventional radiologist and scientific convenor Associate Professor Stuart Lyon discusses the increasing popularity of conservative alternatives to hysterectomies.

You’re Still Hot to Me: the Joys of Menopause

Books $32.99Available in the shop

What's so funny about menopause? You're Still Hot to Me provides evidence-based information you can trust, presented clearly and entertainingly, ranging from symptoms and treatments to how to emerge from 'the Change' with your dearest relationships still intact.

Australian comedian Jean Kittson's message is clear: menopause is no life 'finale', it's not to be feared and it's time for today's menopausal women to embrace being the generation who can actually talk about it.

Menopause after cancer - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 40 MINS 28 June 2017

In this health professional webinar, Jean Hailes Medical Director and gynaecologist Dr Elizabeth Farrell, discusses menopause after cancer. The webinar will assist health professionals to provide well-informed, up-to-date advice and treatment in the care and management of menopause after cancer.

Menopause health professional tool
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Tools pdf 183 KB 01 March 2017

This evidence-based tool for the assessment and management of menopause has been informed by the latest research and clinical expertise. The following areas are taken into account: phases of menopause and common symptoms, routine screening, key messages, HRT candidates, bone health and emotional wellbeing.

Mindfulness: Finding peace in a frantic world

Books $35.00Available in the shop

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).

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.

Life begins at menopause?

Books $10.00Available in the shop

Special Price - Life begins at menopause? by Dr Mandy Deeks is a compelling mix of clear, easy-to-understand information, interspersed with anecdotes from real women. Finally, a book for women and their partners that explains in clear and simple terms what happens to a woman at menopause. Menopause has had lots of bad press. Women seem to know all about hot flushes and other physical changes delivered by the Hormone Fairy. But what about emotional aspects like depression, mood swings, libido, body image and the effects on partners? What about women who find that menopause is a positive time in their lives? And those who say menopause gives them an opportunity to reassess their lives and start living the way they want? And what about our partners? How are they expected to understand it all?

Five things to know about sex in later life - video

Videos 3 mins 04 April 2017

Jean Hailes Medical Director and Gynaecologist, Dr Elizabeth Farrell shares five things to know about sex in later life.

Initiating hormone replacement therapy - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 45 mins 30 March 2017

This webinar includes key points to consider prior to prescribing HRT, including treatment options, analysis of benefits and risks, and potential side effects.

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