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.

Women receive worse treatment than men for heart attacks: study

Doctors may be applying an 'unconscious bias', say researchers.

Possible causes of painful orgasms

Dysorgasmia, explained.

Hot flushes: What causes them and how to handle them

Lara Briden explains why women get hot flushes during menopause.

How to repair the hormone imbalances that ruin a good night's sleep

This complete guide to hormone repair will help you sleep better.

Pain 'down there': the different causes and when to seek help

It's not often talked about, but many women experience ongoing pain 'down there'.

Why it's so important celebrities are speaking up about menopause

They are helping to remove the stigma.

Pelvic floor exercises and other bladder myths

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

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'

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