Women’s Health

As women age there are many medical issues which need to be addressed. Menopause, bladder control, thickening waistline… all sounds like fun, doesn’t it? While getting older may not be a laughing matter, there are many resources available to help ease the process.

Middle-aged Australians struggle to claw back their careers after COVID-19

Experienced older Australians finding job opportunities are drying up.

Masturbation – is it good for you?

Therapist Lucy Patarcic gives a brief history of masturbation and tells what we now know.

What night sweats could mean

What are night sweats, and what can you do about them?

Move more – good health may be as simple as that

One person's story on the scare that made her put her health first.

Marian Keyes on fat-shaming and ageist people

‘People are so hungry and quick to judge women's appearances'

How to minimise the side effects of menopause

The adage, you are what you eat, is never more true than during menopause.

The deadly bugs lurking in your make-up kit

The majority of in-use make-up products are contaminated with potentially life-threatening superbugs.

Health conditions that can harm your sex life

A long-term health problem can take the joy out of sex.

Why do women live longer than men?

Biological and behavioural factors may partly explain why women live longer than men.

Pelvic floor exercises and other bladder myths

Is it too late to start now? Is a little leaking okay? All is revealed.

How much hair loss is normal?

Hair loss is not just a men's health issue - plenty of women worry about it too.

Persistent hot flushes lead to increased breast cancer risk

A new study finds a link between hot flushes and the risk of breast cancer.

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