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

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

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.

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.

Urinary incontinence - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 482 KB 06 November 2015

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.

Confidence and your health - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 189 KB 01 August 2014

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.

Becoming more confident in yourself - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 178 KB 01 August 2014

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.

Social connectedness and confidence - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 168 KB 01 August 2014

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.

Stopping the stress cycle - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 667 KB 01 July 2015

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.

Cancer risk and realities - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 310 KB 01 July 2015

The word “cancer” understandably conjures up negative and emotive thoughts. But understanding your rate of risk might put your mind at rest.

Wholegrains: Eating for life - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 479 KB 01 July 2015

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

Violence against women - You’re not alone - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 283 KB 01 July 2015

Violence against women is often difficult to understand and even more challenging to resolve. But there are ways that abuse can be tackled.

Premature and early menopause - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 480 KB 15 October 2015

Dr Sonia Davison, Jean Hailes endocrinologist, writes about premature and early menopause, and the associated risks of long-term health consequences.

Investigating subfertility - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 512 KB 11 September 2015

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University Gabor Kovacs, investigates subfertility, explaining that developments in assisted reproductive technology mean more successes.

Diagnosing endometriosis - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 488 KB 18 August 2015

As Dr Jim Tsaltas Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon, explains in this Medical Observer article, timely laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis is key to limiting complications.

Myth busting and the OCP - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 476 KB 17 July 2015

Addressing women’s concerns about OCP side effects early can prevent premature cessation.

Long-acting reversible contraception
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Medical & health articles pdf 92 KB 01 March 2015

In this article, the Jean Hailes research team explores long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), citing that few Australian women use this method, despite its convenience and effectiveness.

Resolving the cause of pain - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 486 KB 23 April 2015

This article provides an overview of dyspareunia and uses a typical case study to illustrate the benefits of a physiotherapeutic approach. As Jean Hailes physiotherapist Janetta Webb explains, a high index of suspicion may assist in the detection and resolution of pain often suffered silently.

Your changing body shape - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 128 KB 01 February 2015

How many times do we hear, “Oh it’s just her hormones making her crazy”, or “It’s that time of the month again!”? While hormones are often blamed for mood swings – and we know they play a big role in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and menopause – what else are hormones responsible for?

Women and anger - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 297 KB 01 February 2015

Is anger the emotion of our time? Are we becoming more tolerant of angry behaviour? Is anger a necessary skill to survive in an increasingly competitive environment? Is the pay-off worth the physical and psychological costs of ‘living angry’? Is anger always a bad thing; how do women ‘do’ anger and what can we do to manage it?

The battle with food - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 238 KB 01 February 2015

If you feel like you should be lacing your drinks with kale juice or snacking on chia seeds, you are forgiven because knowing what to eat has become as complex as picking a mobile phone plan. Although TV programs like MasterChef have increased our ‘eating literacy’ so much so that we can now whip up homemade profiteroles and know that confit (pronounced ‘con-fee’) is more than putting on your slippers: the question remains, do we really know what we should be eating?

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