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Jean Hailes for Women's Health

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation providing a range of important health services for women in Australia. Jean Hailes vision is women’s health now and for the future, with a focus on prevention right across the lifespan. The organisation combines clinical care, research, translation and education to build the health sector and women’s own capacity to improve health and wellbeing.

Research

The Jean Hailes Research Unit performs original research, and partners with other academic institutions, to identify and address gaps in knowledge about women’s health. Outcomes of this research are used to inform women’s health policy, support health care programs and improve women’s lives. The Jean Hailes Research Unit is based at the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

Education/Translation

Jean Hailes Education works alongside clinicians and researchers to translate the latest findings into information and programs for both the community and health professionals.

This includes:

  • websites
  • resource booklets
  • magazine
  • fact sheets
  • video content
  • health articles
  • blog and app
  • professional development activities for health professionals (Jean Hailes is an accredited provider for the RACGP and QI&QCP program).

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Last reviewed: December 2015

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Infertility: Causes & management | Jean Hailes

Associate Professor Beverley Vollenhoven delves into the prevalence, causes, risk factors and effective treatment options for infertility.

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Natural therapies and supplements | Jean Hailes

What is natural therapy, complementary therapy, complementary medicine and alternative therapy? Do they mean the same thing? Every culture throughout the world has at some point used healing plants as the basis for its medicines and many have used

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Symptoms of heart attack & stroke in women | Jean Hailes

Knowing the symptoms of heart attack and stroke may not only save your life it may also save the life of another. Symptoms of heart attack in women can be different to men and include pain and pressure in the chest, neck, arm, jaw, shortness of breath, di

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Young women - worry | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Many worries when you are young are about being judged, how you look, how you can fit in and how you can fit everything in that you need to do - and still have a LIFE.

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65+ years - worry | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

It is generally believed that as you get older you worry less. This is all well and good but you are likely to still have a few worries that trouble you, its just they may be different worries to other times in your life.

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Sleep & fatigue | Jean Hailes

Insomnia and not getting a good nights sleep can be frustrating and impact on your day to day living and quality of life. Sleep problems can be caused by changes in your daily routine, times of worry, a new baby, shift work, sleep apnoea but the good new

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Middle years - toolkit | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Once you have explored the causes of your worry or anxiety then it is time to do something. Knowing what causes you to worry or to be anxious is the first step.

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Anxiety disorders | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

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65+ years - anxiety | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Anxious feelings about getting older can be related to the past, the present and the future. Past traumas are often remembered at this time, but there is also a greater sense of the need to live in the present and for the now.

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Confidence | Jean Hailes

Confidence is believing in yourself believing that you are capable of completing tasks and reaching goals. Confidence is knowing that you have skills and positive traits, that you are able to face challenges and deal with difficult circumstances; it is

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