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Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison recorded this podcast about hormones for the GMHBA Healthier Together podcast series.
Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Rosie Worsley recorded this podcast on perimenopause and menopause for the GMHBA Healthier Together podcast series.
Following menopause, many women suffer from a drop in their libido. Open and caring inquiry can help address sexual dysfunction.
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.
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.
Professor Martin Delatycki explains fragile X syndrome and the health impacts for women.
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
In this Medical Observer article, interventional radiologist and scientific convenor Associate Professor Stuart Lyon discusses the increasing popularity of conservative alternatives to hysterectomies.
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.
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 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).
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.
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?