Women’s Health Week – Migraines


Womens Health Week: Migraines Did you know women are more than twice as likely to experience a migraine than men?  The research is limited but it is believed that hormonal fluctuations of oestrogen and progesterone influence the pathogenesis of migraines, leading to females experiencing more severe attacks and longer recovery periods.  What is a [...]

Women’s Health Week – Migraines2021-09-08T22:47:02+10:00

Women’s Health Week – Women and Exercise


Womens Health Week: Women and Exercise The Australian National Physical Activity Guidelines require healthy adults to be active on most, preferably all days, including at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity per week. This can equate to just 30 minutes of moderate activity, 5 days a week. However, the evidence suggests that [...]

Women’s Health Week – Women and Exercise2021-09-08T22:50:30+10:00

Women’s Health Week – Abdominal Separation


Womens Health Week: Abdominal Separation What is "Abdominal Separation" ? A Diastasis Rectus Abdominus Muscle is often abbreviated to "DRA" or "DRAM". It is a common presentation where the connective tissue between to the abdominal muscles is widened during pregnancy. This occurs to allow the belly to stretch and accomodate for the growing baby and uterus. [...]

Women’s Health Week – Abdominal Separation2021-09-08T22:51:47+10:00

Women’s Health Week – Menopause


Womens Health Week: Menopause What is it? The term ‘menopause’ refers to the last time a woman gets her period. You are considered postmenopausal when for 12 consecutive months you have had no period. Perimenopause is the time leading up to menopause. This period usually occurs between 45-55 years of age, with the average [...]

Women’s Health Week – Menopause2021-09-08T22:49:46+10:00