Women’s Health
When menstrual periods go on and on

When menstrual periods go on and on

Most women experience heavy menstrual bleeding at some time in their lives. It’s often just a temporary inconvenience, but you need to know when and why it becomes a cause for concern. There are two types of abnormal bleeding – the first is prolonged bleeding (for more than six months) and the second is sudden and severe […]

Overcoming anemia with a healthy diet

Overcoming anemia with a healthy diet

Could you be suffering from iron-deficiency anemia? It’s extremely common but, fortunately, also easy to treat. Worldwide, anemia is a serious public health problem, with pregnant women, babies and children most affected. In fact, it’s the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. And yet it’s something that can be managed effectively with a healthy diet and good […]

10 cervical cancer myths

10 cervical cancer myths

Discover the truth behind a few common cervical cancer myths. With 500 000 new cases diagnosed annually, cervical cancer is not only one of the most common cancers to affect women worldwide; it’s also one of the most misunderstood. How much do you know about cervical cancer? This week is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week (17 to […]

Living with urinary incontinence

Living with urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a common condition among Australians, and one that can cause significant discomfort and stress. Here’s some helpful tips for living with urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence (UI), which entails involuntary urine loss, is a distressing condition that can have a major effect on your quality of life, psychological wellbeing, social functioning and physical health. In Australia, an estimated […]