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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: September 2019

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Navigating perimenopause

Perimenopause can be a time of hormonal fluctuations, but there are positive ways to find relief.

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Eyes wide shut: how caffeine can affect your sleep | Jean Hailes

It's often the first ritual in our day, but just how much caffeine is in that morning cup of coffee or tea? And how much will start to affect your sleep?

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The issue with bioidentical hormones | Free health article | Jean Hailes

In recent years, bioidentical hormones have gained popularity as a more 'natural' alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for treatment of menopausal symptoms, but the facts may surprise you.

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Common breast conditions | Jean Hailes

Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis, painful breasts can occur in many women. It is helpful to know what causes these changes, when they occur and what treatments are available, particularly how to relieve breast pain.

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Cervical screening test | Jean Hailes

The Cervical Screening Test is a simple procedure to check the health of your cervix. It looks and feels the same as the Pap test, but tests for the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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

The middle years start off as being a time of higher anxiety and as you age anxiety often starts to decrease. Around the age of 35, 27% of women have an anxiety disorder

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Emotions | Jean Hailes

The way you feel physically has a big effect on your state of mind and emotional wellbeing. Similarly, if you are emotionally agitated, your physical health and energy levels are affected. Eating a nutritious diet and being active can help with depression

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

Having an anxiety disorder as well as an illness is actually very common. It is sometimes difficult to know if it is the illness which is causing the anxiety, or anxiety makes the illness worse.

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

Anxiety and worry tend to decrease as women get older and you dont seem to worry or care as much about what people think of you. The focus of worries and anxiety as you get older is more likely to be on your health, money, safety and your family.

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Anxiety scale - anxiety | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Anxiety is an unpleasant feeling of nervousness, apprehension, distress and fear that something bad is happening or about to happen. You can feel anxious without necessarily having an anxiety disorder. What are you anxious about

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