Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - this type of cancer affects roughly 1400 people in Australia each year, and is the eighth most common female cancer. Therefore, it’s important to be aware of the signs and symptoms so you...

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The Menstrual Cycle

The Menstrual Cycle

Menstruation, or having your period, is when the uterus lining (blood and tissue) is shed. It occurs every month between puberty and menopause in preparation for a pregnancy. These resources provide more information the menstrual cycle.

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Amenorrhea

Amenorrhea

Have you missed your period for a few months but and yet you are not pregnant? You may be experiencing amenorrhea. We discuss the symptoms, causes and treatments for amenorrhea. 

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Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids (often referred to as uterine fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas) are growths of muscular tissue that form within the walls of the uterus. We discuss the different types of fibroids, fibroid symptoms and treatment options. 

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Pelvic Floor & Kegels

Pelvic Floor & Kegels

The pelvic floor is a muscle which acts as a hammock to support pelvic organs. It can become weak as we age and due to other reasons such as childbirth. We look how you can strengthen your pelvic floor with these easy kegel exercises.

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The Female Anatomy

The Female Anatomy

This article provides an overview of the location and function of the various internal reproductive female sex organs, including the vagina, cervix, uterus and ovaries as well as the external structures of the female anatomy.  

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