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Women's Health Week4-8 September

Women's Health Week graphic with dates 4-8 September 2023.
BreastScreen SA is once again a proud community partner of Womenโ€™s Health Week, organised by Jean Hailes for Womenโ€™s Health
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Day 1Check me out

Your guide to womenโ€™s health checks, including breast and cervical screening, heart health checks, vulval checks and more...
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Women's health checks...

  • Breast cancer screening -every 2 years from age 40

    ๐Ÿ”— Online resource
  • Cervical screening -every 5 years from age 25

    ๐Ÿ”— Online resource
  • Cholesterol check -every 5 years from age 45

    ๐Ÿ”— Online resource

Day 2Pain drain

Pain conditions including endometriosis, persistent pelvic pain, period pain, painful sex, joint pain, chronic pain, and how to cope.
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Pain conditions and how to cope...

  • Endometriosis -raised without shame

    ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Podcast episode
  • Persistent pelvic pain -getting help

    ๐Ÿ”— Online resource
  • Chronic pain -ease with meditation

    ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Podcast episode

Day 3Hello Hormones

From PMS to perimenopause and beyond, we learn about hormone facts and bust the myths.
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Hormone facts and myths about...

  • Perimenopause -what I wish I'd known

    ๐Ÿ“ฐ News article
  • Menopause -healthy management

    ๐Ÿ”— Online resource
  • Symptom checklist -menopause

    โœ… Printable checklist

Day 4Making it work

Tackling womenโ€™s health in the workplace, including menopause, fertility treatment, period pain and mental load.
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Supporting women at work through...

  • Menopause -information for organisations

    ๐Ÿ“ฐ News article & information pack
  • Perimenopause -one woman's experience

    ๐Ÿ“ฐ News article
  • Mental load -ever-growing to-do list

    ๐Ÿ“ฐ News article

Day 5Food for thought

Healthy eating for better living, sharing recipes, nutrition tips for women, healthy eating, gut health, protein, calcium, magnesium and vitamin D.
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Nutrition for women

  • Nutrition -your health: fact vs fiction

    ๐Ÿ“– Booklet
  • Gut health -good food for your gut

    ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Podcast episode
  • Protein -power up with protein

    ๐Ÿ“ฐ News article
Jean Hailes wants to hear from women aged over 65!