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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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PCOS - Symptoms and causes

Learn about the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) including excess hair (hirsutism), hair loss, acne, weight gain, difficulties with fertility, increased anxiety and depression and symptoms associated with periods.

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

Having an anxiety disorder as well as difficulties getting pregnant can make life hard. Some genetic conditions such as premature menopause, endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) not only affect fertility, they can also cause higher anxiety l

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Fibroids | Jean Hailes

Fibroids are non-cancerous growths or lumps of muscle tissue that form within the walls of the uterus (womb). Causes, signs and symptoms of fibroids along with how they are diagnosed and treated are discussed.

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Pregnancy & beyond - Anxiety: learn, think, do - toolkit | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Find the right tool to help you with worry, anxiety and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and beyond.

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

Women of all ages are likely to experience anxiety more than men but between the ages of 35 and 64. The middle years are a long and busy time. Physical changes can range from pregnancy, childbirth to menopause.

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Pregnancy & beyond - anxiety | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Anxious feelings about being pregnant and having a baby are common. There are often high expectations of you, all at a time when things are new and you are not really sure what you are doing yet.

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Self-assessment - Penn State Worry | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

The Penn State Worry Questionnaire has 16 questions that ask about your thoughts and feelings, about how much you worry.

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Prolapse and bladder weakness | Jean Hailes

There many different types of prolapse including vaginal, uterine, bladder and bowel prolapse. Causes of prolapse, symptoms, tests used to diagnose prolapse, and management and treatment of prolapse are discussed.

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