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Women's Health Queensland

Women’s Health Queensland is a not for profit health promotion, information and education service for women and health professionals throughout Queensland.

Women’s Health Queensland believe that every woman in Qld should have access to support and information to allow them to make informed choices about their health and well-being and that of their families.

Women’s Health Queensland make quality, evidence based health information and education accessible to Queensland women so that they have the confidence to make informed decisions about their health and enjoy healthy living at every stage of life.

Online provides women with access to free articles, fact sheets and videos on a range of health and wellbeing topics such as:

  • contraception
  • endometriosis
  • menopause
  • depression
  • sexual health
  • incontinence
  • pregnancy.

Women can also ask health questions on the website, stay in touch via the Women’s Health Facebook page, or watch videos on YouTube.

Over the phone

The Health Information Line is a free information and referral service for Queensland women. Women can chat with a health education officer about any health matter on (07) 3216 0376 or 1800 017 676 (toll free from outside Brisbane) from 9am to 5pm weekdays (except Wednesday, 12.30pm – 5pm).

In the community

The Women’s Health education program provides regular low cost or free presentations on issues that affect women across the lifespan. Women in rural and remote areas of Queensland can access presentations and events via video conferencing and video streaming.

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Last reviewed: September 2018

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Eating disorders in adults | Women's Health Queensland Inc

We often associate eating disorders with teenage girls but a growing number of adult women are suffering from these complex conditions.

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Thrush and other vaginal infections fact sheet | Women's Health Queensland Inc

Three common vaginal infections in women are bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis (also known as thrush), chlamydia and trichomoniasis

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Pelvic varicose veins | Women's Health Queensland Inc

We know that varicose veins occur in the legs but this painful condition can also affect the pelvis.

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Wholegrains: Ask a Health Question | Women's Health Queensland Inc

Question: I have been hearing a lot about how we should eat more wholegrains. Can you tell me what wholegrains are?

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Staying high and dry: your guide to pelvic-floor health | Women's Health Queensland Inc

Maintaining a healthy pelvic floor can help keep you in control of your plumbing.

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Food for thought | Women's Health Queensland Inc

We sink our teeth into the new Australian Dietary Guidelines to reveal the science behind eating well and staying healthy.

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Food intolerances | Women's Health Queensland Inc

It is not just artificial food additives that can cause food intolerances.

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What take-away is the healthiest? | Women's Health Queensland Inc

We examine five popular take-away options to determine which is the healthiest.

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Pacific Islander Women | Women's Health Queensland Inc

This page provides a practical guide to nutrition, exercise and feeling good when you are pregnant or a new mum. The information on this page was developed after women of Pacific Islander heritage living in Brisbane were asked about how they look after themselves when they are pregnant and have a new baby.

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The Pill: New concerns for women | Women's Health Queensland Inc

Women taking the new-generation contraceptive pills Yaz, Yaz-Flex and Yasmin could have an increased risk of developing blood clots.

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