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Recipe Snapshot: Jean Hailes Recipes can be a place to start if you are searching for recipes from the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. Read more

Recipe Snapshot: Your Country can be a place to start if you are searching for delicious healthy recipes. Read more

Dry January 2021 in the United Kingdom can encourage us anywhere, not to drink or to drink less alcohol, for the month of January. Or longer. Read more

Can foods for menopause, help to ease menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats? Read more

World No Tobacco Day is on 31 May 2020. Smoking can result in early menopause, hot flushes, osteoporosis, heart disease and cancer. Read more

A menopause diet with leafy green vegetables “and cruciferous vegetables lead to a significant reduction in overall menopausal symptoms and specifically in physical symptoms”. Read more

Jean Hailes April 2019 What’s Hot is the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health free monthly health article published with the permission of the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Read more

At 45 years of age, my eyes went. I do not know exactly where they went but perhaps they went to the same place my once perky bra size 12B you-know-what’s, went.Healthy Eyes Read more

If the middle age spread was the latest craze in exercise or dancing, I would own it with musical enthusiasm. Read more

Health Topics

“Gradually decreasing your HRT dose is usually recommended because it’s less likely to cause your symptoms to come back in the short term”. Read more

“Aging and lifestyle seem to be the primary culprits behind weight gain in women around the time of menopause. Aging is associated with slowing of the metabolism”. Read more

“Women, particularly during the menopause transition, have higher rates of shingles than men, most likely due to hormonal changes to their immune response”. Read more

“Women who smoke might reach menopause one to four years earlier than women who don’t smoke. Women who smoke are also more likely to have…”. Read more

“If you suffer from hot flashes, try cutting back on caffeine and spicy foods, which could trigger hot flashes in some people”. Read more

“If you don’t drink alcohol, don’t start because of potential health benefits. However, if you drink a light to moderate amount and you’re healthy, you can probably…”. Read more

“For women around the time of menopause, alcohol intake can exacerbate hot flushes and add to the risk of excess weight gain”. Read more

“Women who use MHT do not gain any more weight than women who do not use MHT. Ageing, social, lifestyle and medical factors are the main causes of midlife weight…”. Read more

“Women in their 60s are more than TWICE AS LIKELY to develop Alzheimer’s disease over the rest of their lives as they are to develop breast cancer”. Read more

“Difficulty concentrating and remembering are common complaints during perimenopause and the years right afterward”. Read more