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

Menopause FAQs: Menopause Weight Gain is some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about midlife weight gain, menopots and muffin tops. Can we have our cake and eat it too? 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

“The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if your weight is healthy”. Read more

“Many women approaching midlife find that changes to their body, lifestyles and relationships can affect the way they feel about themselves”. Read more

“Managing diabetes whilst going through menopause can feel like a twin challenge for most women due to the combined effects that each condition can have…”. Read more

“Any side effects usually improve over time, so it’s a good idea to persevere with treatment for at least 3 months if possible”. Read more

“Women who try to make their lifestyle as healthy as they can appear to have fewer menopausal symptoms, and those symptoms are less severe”. Read more

“Physical changes associated with menopause and ageing include changes in body shape. Shifting weight from the hips to the central tummy area, drier skin, decreased muscle tone and…”. Read more

“Moderate-intensity exercise may not cut your hot flashes, but it will help with some other menopause-related problems, including sleep, depression and anxiety”. Read more

“If you have a medical condition, are overweight, are pregnant, over 40 years of age or have not exercised regularly for a long time, see a health professional…”. Read more

“The evidence is clear—physical activity can make you feel better, function better, and sleep better. Even one session of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity reduces…”. 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