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Take Advantage Of Stress Awareness Month to Incorporate Self-Care into Your Menopausal Journey

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Sure, it’s the time of year where we’re often busy with Easter plans and long weekends […]

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Global Perspectives on Menopause: Promoting Awareness and Support During World Health Day

It’s a busy month here at the Australian Menopause Centre, with April’s global focus on World Health Awareness Day. This global health awareness event is […]

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Decaf or Not to Decaf: Making The Right Choices During Menopause

Menopause can be a little like a rollercoaster ride you don’t remember buying a ticket for – and one you’re ready for the end of […]

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Smoking’s Influence on Cardiovascular Health During Menopause

Hot flushes, mood swings… and heart health? While everyone’s focused on some of the more classic menopause symptoms, there’s a hidden risk lurking right beneath […]

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Setting Boundaries and Mastering the Art of Saying NO with Grace

Seven Essential Tips for Midlife Women By Gina Mitchell In this complex world, learning to say no gracefully is a vital skill, especially for midlife […]

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Menopause Symptoms: How to Differentiate Between Normal and Concerning

Have you ever found yourself falling down a late-night Google rabbit hole of menopause symptoms, trying with all of your might to understand what’s ‘normal’ […]

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Do I Need to Be on Birth Control During Menopause?

Looking for the cheat-sheet guide to menopause? It doesn’t exist, unfortunately. With every woman who goes through menopause experiencing something different to the next, no […]

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Lifestyle Choices that can Intensify Menopausal Discomfort

As menopause makes its entrance, our familiarity with the profound impact of lifestyle choices on our health outcomes becomes increasingly evident, touching every aspect—physical, mental, […]

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  • Mar 1, 2024
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Multivitamins for Menopause: Simplifying Your Supplement Routine

  One thing is for sure during menopause: everything you know about your body may change. If you’ve maintained a healthy lifestyle with a balanced […]

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Saying Goodbye to Monthly Cycles: Understanding Menstruation in Menopause

Do you remember the first day you got your period? Perhaps you were at home, at school, or with friends. For many of us, this […]

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Understanding HRT: The What, Why, and How of Hormone Replacement

Mysterious, transformative, and unavoidable: menopause certainly lives up to its reputation. This period is full to the brim with changes that can feel like a […]

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How Loved Ones Can Support Your Menopausal Journey

Life’s big challenges certainly have a way of testing our resilience and adaptability. Menopause is one such significant life event, affecting not just the individual […]

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Our Top 10 Tips for Slowing Down Ageing During and After Menopause

If there was truly a way to stop ageing in its tracks, many of us would be rushing to the front of the line. While […]

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Vaginal Oestrogen’s Unexpected Role in Relieving Menopause Symptoms

Just when you think you’re familiar with everything menopause could throw your way, it often manages to find a new symptom to introduce into the […]

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Hot Flushes and Midnight Wakes: How to Improve Sleep Quality During Menopause

It’s a familiar scenario: it’s 3am, and you’re wide awake, courtesy of new (and unwelcome) menopausal symptoms – hot flushes and midnight surprise wake-ups. Like […]

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How Exercise Impacts Post-Menopausal Health

Exercise is one of the cornerstones of our health, vitality and longevity – but how does regular exercise correlate with our post-menopausal health? With so […]

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Life After Menopause: What To Expect

Given its lack of open discussion, menopause often remains shrouded in mystery, leaving many uninformed about its nuances and effects. However, menopause is a significant […]

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Is There A Link Between Severe PMS and Early Menopause?

How many times have you Googled information about your menstrual cycle across your lifetime? If you’re anything like the average woman experiencing the ups and […]

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The Impact of Drinking Alcohol on Menopausal Symptoms

It’s no secret that Australians like a stiff drink. In fact, with approximately 40% of the population reporting drinking every week, it’s clear that alcohol […]

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Diet and Hot Flushes: Foods that May Worsen or Alleviate Symptoms

Going through menopause can be a challenging time for many women. The shifts in hormones often bring unpleasant symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats, […]

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Cooling Strategies: Tips for Managing Hot Flushes Naturally

Just when you think you’ve got a handle on your hormones, another major life transition can bring with it all kinds of profound changes. For […]

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Battling the Bulge: Weight Management and Menopause

Ever seen a movie scene where the lead actress is approaching menopause, and she’s not happy about it? Odds are high that she complained about […]

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Quick and Healthy Recipes for Busy Women During Menopause

Going through menopause can be a challenging time for many women. As you navigate through the bustling demands of daily life—balancing work, family commitments, financial […]

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How To Balance Your Hormones and Health With Yoga and Pilates During Menopause

Fluctuating hormones. Completely new physical experiences. Changes to your mood, mental health, and emotional sense of self. In the midst of menopause’s many changes, what […]

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Navigating Menopause: What Symptoms To Expect

Do you ever feel like menopause is surrounded by far more uncertainty and mystery than it should be? Considering this is an experience half the […]

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The Role of Exercise in Managing Menopause Symptoms

No matter our age, appropriate exercise remains one of the most powerful tools we have in keeping our bodies active, healthy, and strong. This is […]

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Menopause Duration: What’s the Real Timeline?

If you’re at the starting line of your menopausal experience, one of the most burning questions you may have is ‘when will this end?’. Unfortunately, […]

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Plant-Based Power: Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes for Menopause

Which camp do you fall into – team meat-lover or team plant-powered? Whether you eat meat in your diet or you’ve followed a vegan diet […]

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Restful Nights During Menopause: Tips and Insights to Help Your Sleep

Is this a familiar scenario? It’s finally the end of a long day. You’re snuggled into your fresh pyjamas. There are clean sheets on the […]

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  • Nov 15, 2023
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Will I Go Through Menopause After a Hysterectomy?

Every year, approximately 32,000 Australian women undergo a hysterectomy procedure. While this is a substantial number, there’s an unfortunate gap in knowledge and awareness that […]

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Why It’s Important to Stick to One Health Professional While you are Going Through Menopause

Each individual menopause journey can bring its fair share of challenges, surprises, and complications – and for women entering into this vulnerable life phase, finding […]

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  • Nov 7, 2023
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Exploring Life’s Second Act: The Irresistible Charms of Traveling After Midlife

Ciao from the enchanting city of Rome! As my husband, Pete, and I soak in the rich history and vibrant culture of Italy, I can’t […]

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  • Nov 6, 2023
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Menopause And Your Body: A Guide To Weight Changes

If you’ve ever been told that you’ll inevitably struggle with extra weight gain throughout menopause, it’s time to separate the facts from the rumours.  While […]

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  • Nov 2, 2023
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Signs and Signals: How to Tell If Menopause Has Come to an End

The beginning of menopause is more difficult to identify for some women than others, but when menopause is truly in place, there’s clear evidence: the […]

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  • Oct 27, 2023
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How Often Should I See a Doctor to Help Manage My Menopause Symptoms?

If you are starting down the road of a menopause journey, it can bring all kinds of questions to the surface, with new challenges to […]

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  • Oct 24, 2023
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How To Effectively Manage Hot Flushes During Menopause

If you’ve ever experienced a hot flush before, you’ll know first-hand just how disruptive they can be. The abrupt, sudden sense of heat in your […]

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  • Oct 14, 2023
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Understanding Menopause: A Closer Look at Its Symptoms

Ugly surprises? No, thank you. Menopause can be a challenging and disruptive experience – but this doesn’t always have to be the case. If you’re […]

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10 Quick and Delicious Meal Ideas for Menopausal Women

When it comes to managing the impact of menopausal symptoms, there’s one easy place we can begin: in the kitchen. Our diets play a significant […]

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  • Oct 6, 2023
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Why blood tests aren’t effective in diagnosing menopause

While menopause itself is an inevitable process for women as they age, it’s not as straightforward to diagnose as you may assume. The process of […]

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  • Oct 3, 2023
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World Menopause Day 2023: How Menopause Impacts Cardiovascular Health

It’s that time of year again: World Menopause Day. Taking place in October each year, this annual day gives us a powerful opportunity to raise […]

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Delightful & Delicious Menopause-Friendly Recipes To Calm Your Hormones & Lift Your Mood

When was the last time you introduced a menopause-friendly recipe into your go-to collection? Whether you’re just at the beginning of menopause or well into […]

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  • Sep 22, 2023
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Tips On Maintaining A Healthy Relationship With Your Partner During Menopause

Some of menopause’s changes might be immediately obvious: disruptive night sweats, sudden hot flushes, fluctuating moods and trouble focusing. Others may be less apparent, including […]

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How to keep an active mind and train your brain to prevent illness

Did you know that the health of your mind can directly impact the health of your body? For many of us, getting older offers both […]

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  • Sep 9, 2023
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When do I need to see a Doctor about menopause?

For women reaching the end of their fertile years, menopause is a significant moment of transition. Despite certain aspects of the menopausal experience feeling common, […]

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The Importance Of Vitamin D – And The Best Ways To Receive It

Vitamins are a tiny but mighty tool in the pursuit of increasing our health and wellbeing. Vitamins are some of the most necessary building blocks to create […]

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Resistance Training: What Is It And Why Should You Do It During Menopause?

Yoga, pilates, HIIT workouts, cardio, Zumba, cycling, swimming, running, resistance training – in a sea of workout options, how do you choose the one that’s […]

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What Is Omega-3 And Why Is It So Important?

Omega-3 is a term we may hear regularly, but how familiar are we with the wide range of benefits this source of fatty acids offers? […]

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Virtual Consulting: Harnessing the Benefits of Telehealth Consultations in a Changing World

Telehealth consultations now play an integral role in our Australian healthcare system. The popularity of telehealth consultations has been on the rise even before the […]

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Orgasm And Menopause: Their Relationship, Impacts, And Potential Support

As women, our relationship to sexuality and our sexual experiences continues to evolve with age. Significant hormonal changes can significantly transform our sex lives, leading […]

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The Basics: How Diet Can Influence Menopause Experience

We’re likely all familiar with just how important a balanced diet is to our overall wellbeing. During menopause, however, a healthy and sustainable balanced diet […]

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Should I Use Health-Tracking Apps?

Technology continues to impact every aspect of our lives, from how we’re woken up in the morning, how we prepare meals, and how we monitor […]

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How To Manage Skin Changes (including dandruff) During Menopause

Have you been noticing changes to your skin lately, like dryness, sagging, or thinning? These kinds of changes can be frustrating to deal with when […]

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How Our Naturopaths and Nutritionists Can Help You During Your Menopause Journey

As menopause can bring a wide range of changes and experiences, women may find themselves working with a range of healthcare providers and expert practitioners. […]

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What Are Carrots Good For?

One of the most powerful ingredients in your home may also be the most common. Introducing the humble carrot: a vegetable that’s packed with more […]

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Tips For Falling Back To Sleep after Being Woken Up By Menopause Symptoms

After a long day, the prospect of being awakened by a hot flush or night sweats is the last thing anyone desires when trying to […]

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The importance of healthy fats: what are they? + a recipe you can’t miss

Healthy fats are currently enjoying a well-deserved spotlight, which is great news for women at every stage of their menopause journey. As the awareness around […]

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  • Jul 11, 2023
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Exploring the UK’s New Workplace Standards for Menopause and Menstruation

  Menopause brings about a range of side effects, some more noticeable than others. Hot flushes, menstrual cycle changes, mood swings, and hormone fluctuations are […]

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Why Do We Gain Weight During Menopause?

Menopause is a biological process that’s an inevitable part of aging for women, bringing with it a host of physical and emotional changes. One common […]

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Meditation tips for when sitting still is hard

Meditation is a timeless practice that offers many benefits to emotional, mental and physical health alike. Even with these many benefits, however, one element of […]

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How can I prepare for menopause in my 30s and 40s?

While menopause is an inevitable phase for every woman, proper preparation can significantly contribute to making this transitional season as smooth as possible.  Menopause is […]

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Bone health and menopause: what’s the link?

  The transition into menopause, marking the end of the reproductive cycle, is anything but subtle. For many women, menopause can bring about extreme changes […]

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Will my menopause experience be the same as my mother’s?

Menopause is a significant physical milestone in a woman’s life, marking the definitive end of her reproductive years. In the midst of the various physical […]

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What you need to know about thyroid health

The health of our thyroid is a critical aspect of our overall health and wellbeing, but it’s often not something that gets much of our […]

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Intermittent Fasting During Menopause: What Do You Need to Know?

Many women may explore the value of intermittent fasting during menopause, with the two topics becoming increasingly connected in women’s health. While intermittent fasting can […]

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Spotlight on Garlic: Nature’s Aphrodisiac and Winter Weapon

If you’re not already incorporating garlic into your diet during menopause, it’s time to do so. Garlic offers a wide range of health-promoting properties, providing […]

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How Gratitude Can Help Our Mental Wellbeing: Tips and Tricks

Reading the daily news highlights how easy it is for negativity to soak up the spotlight. In a world where we’re quick to focus on […]

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How Will My Sex Life Change During Menopause? Tips for Continued Intimacy

Menopause: an unavoidable stage every woman eventually encounters, bringing a whirlwind of changes to not only our physical health but also our emotional and mental […]

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Demystifying Perimenopause: When and Why Does it Occur?

Perimenopause, which is often colloquially referred to as the ‘menopause transition’, can be a time that catches women by surprise. This is a crucial phase […]

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  • May 6, 2023
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How to Celebrate the Mothers & Mother Figures in Our World This Mother’s Day

In a sea of annual celebrations, Mother’s Day is one of the most important days of the year. Yes, you’ve likely already heard that message […]

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How to Improve Your Sleep Quality During Menopause

Menopausal women in Australia face unique challenges when it comes to menopause symptoms, thanks in part to our warm, humid climate. For many women who […]

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What is Low-GI, and Why Does it Matter During Menopause

In a sea of health food trends and slogans, it can be difficult to assess what’s best for you and your body. This is particularly […]

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Addressing Menopausal Brain Fog: 6 Ways to Help

As women age, it’s common for them to experience a range of symptoms and life-altering impacts. Common symptoms you’re likely familiar with include hot flushes, […]

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What is the Link Between Menopause and Diabetes?

Menopause is a season of major natural hormonal changes in a woman’s body, with the production of oestrogen and other hormones significantly decreasing. These changes […]

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Understanding the Biology of Menopause: What Happens to My Body?

By nature, every woman experiences a number of defining biological seasons in their life: puberty, her reproductive years, menopause and postmenopause. In the same way […]

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World Health Day: Let’s Talk About Access to Menopause Treatments

This World Health Day, a key global message we’re celebrating is ‘Health For All (which) envisions that people have good health for a fulfilling life […]

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Try Yoga to Support Your Menopause Journey: 5 Practice Suggestions

Life. Death. Taxes. Menopause. The guarantees of womanhood.  This natural transition in a woman’s life is one that can’t be avoided, and one that can […]

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Maca Powder: Can It Help Support Menopausal Symptoms?

There’s no shortage of ‘superfoods’ that flood our social media feeds. Every week, it seems, there’s a new must-try ingredient, with all kinds of promises […]

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5 Helpful Ways to Handle Stress During Menopause

Menopause is a significant life transition for women, and it’s certainly not without its stressors. With physical and emotional changes often making women feel like […]

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Understanding the Stages and Changes of the Menopause Journey

Menopause is one of life’s inevitable and natural biological processes. Marking the end of a woman’s reproductive years, this can be a challenging time for […]

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What’s the Relationship Between Menopause, Anxiety and Depression?

Menopause’s physical symptoms are widely known: hot flushes, night sweats, fluctuating hormones and more. Its mental impact, however, is often less understood. If navigating major […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: 10 Ways to Prioritise Yourself

International Women’s Day is one of our favourite days to celebrate. In our community, we spend each and every day focused on how our work […]

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Choose a Sugar-Free Dessert This Summer to Support Your Menopausal Experience

Australian summers are unbeatable: beautiful days at the beach, lingering dusks, rich sunsets and moments we treasure year-round. They’re also rarely forgiving when it comes […]

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4 Hot Flush Triggers and How to Minimise Their Impact

A sudden rush of heat. A heartbeat that’s getting faster and faster. More sweat than you knew was possible in a single moment. If you’ve […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Everything You Need to Know

This February marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, an initiative by Ovarian Cancer Australia to bring awareness to the approximately 1,720 women in Australia who are […]

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Should I Avoid High-Intensity Exercise During Menopause? Considerations and 4 Alternatives

  There are a number of major bodily changes a woman experiences throughout her lifetime: puberty, pregnancy (for many) and menopause. Each stage can bring […]

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How Does Menopause Impact Sleep? The Repercussions and Helpful Strategies

  A good night’s sleep isn’t just one of life’s small pleasures; it’s also a necessary foundation to how we function throughout the day that […]

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It’s Heart Health Month: The Link Between Menopause and Cardiovascular Health

It’s Heart Health Month, and that means it’s time to focus on the health of our cardiovascular system. Some of the changes menopause brings are […]

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What I do when I get the Flu

Since international travel opened up again, the cases of influenza or ‘the flu’ as we commonly call it has escalated this winter, after record low […]

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How Do Various Foods Impact Hot Flushes? Try These Suggestions to Relieve Symptoms

One of the great gifts menopause brings to us is a fluctuating occurrence of hot flushes (note the sarcasm). Also known as vasomotor symptoms, hot […]

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How to Build an Easy Rainbow Salad: A Guide

Salad is enjoying a moment in the sun. It takes just a single scroll through social media to see the number of recipes that have […]

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5 Ways to Add Incidental Exercise into Your Daily Routine

Whether you’re years into your menopause journey or just at the beginning, understanding which tools and strategies can help to alleviate your symptoms is paramount. […]

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6 Expert Tips for Handling Hot Flushes and Night Sweats in Summer

While there’s plenty to love about living in Australia, summer can certainly bring the heat. It’s not uncommon for us to spend December-February talking about […]

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What is the Rainbow Diet? Analysing the Myriad Health Benefits

If there’s one box the rainbow diet immediately ticks, it’s visual appeal. This form of eating is often referenced by health professionals who commonly advise […]

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3 Wellness Practices to Kickstart 2023 with a Fresh Mindset

While much ado can be made about the beginning of a new year, it does present us with an opportunity to evaluate what is and […]

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Why is Dementia More Common in Women? Exploring the Link with Menopause

Did you know that women have a higher risk than men of being diagnosed with dementia? 65% of those with dementia are females. One of […]

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3 Useful Tips for Beating Festive Stress This Holiday Season

The summer holidays and the Christmas season can be a beautiful time of year. Your family traditions may involve elaborate meals full of recipes handed […]

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Consider Group Fitness: Exploring The Benefits and Variety Available

Exercising before, during or after menopause can offer many health benefits that are both physical and mental. For women who are in these varying stages […]

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Celebrating the Humble Chickpea: Health Benefits and a Simple Hummus Recipe

You may have one of the most versatile ingredients you’ll need this summer already sitting in your cabinet – and you don’t even know it. […]

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What is Soluble Fibre and Why is it so Important During Menopause?

If you’re approaching menopause, or already experiencing menopause, you’re probably receiving advice from all angles. While some of it may be more effective than others, […]

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Recipe – Chia Pudding

Chia puddings are a fabulous breakfast because all the work (and there’s not much of it) is done the night before! Chia seeds are low […]

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Osteoporosis and Menopause: How Hormonal Replacement Therapy Can Help

As women age and experience menopause, they’re likely to notice many significant changes in their bodies. While some of these changes may be temporary for […]

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Special Announcement

Over the last 3 years the COVID pandemic has seen us go through one of the toughest periods in living memory. Thankfully we are coming […]

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Tip – 9 Ways to Improve Back Pain

Limit Bed Rest Stay active – Intermittent short-term low-back pain can actually be better with gentle movement and limited bed rest. Mike Flippin, MD, an […]

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Introducing Naturopath Lisa

Lisa is a degree qualified naturopath with a mission to positively enhance an individuals’ daily existence by improving their quality of life and wellbeing. As […]

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Introducing Our Jump Start Weight Loss Program

We are so excited to launch our new Jump Start weight loss program! Designed in-house by AMC nutritionists and naturopaths, this program specifically supports weight […]

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Recipe: Steamed Fish with Orange, Fennel and Roast Vegetable Salad

Steamed Fish with Orange, Fennel and Roast Vegetable Salad INGREDIENTS 150 g broad beans, frozen or fresh 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 leek, medium […]

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Welcome Back Sam!

Samantha is a highly educated Naturopath having graduated from Southern Cross University with a Bachelor of Naturopathy. She is passionate about understanding the human body […]

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Recipe – Cauliflower Pizza

There is so much that you can do with cauliflower – cauliflower rice, cauliflower mash, cauliflower flat bread, and now cauliflower pizza base. I have […]

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World Menopause Day

Before menopause, the body’s production of new bone happens more than the removal of old bone. The opposite happens after menopause when ovaries stop the […]

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Recipe – Cucumber Kim

Kimchi is a Korean delicacy of fermented vegetables. Most popular is cucumber or cabbage kimchi. As with other fermented foods, kimchi can help to maintain […]

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  • Oct 16, 2020
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Celebrate World Menopause Day 2020

October 18th has been set aside as World Menopause Day 2020.  Menopause is not a sentence but a signal of change and for many women, […]

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  • Jun 11, 2020
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Vitamin D is in the Spotlight Again

Vitamin D is in the spotlight again. This time, for its potential in the prevention and severity of COVID-19. Below is an excerpt drawn from […]

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Homemade Sushi

Sushi is delicious to eat, and fun to make. It is a great dinner party meal and a fun family event. Here are the basics […]

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Rebated Access to a Psychologist for Those Living in Rural Areas

On 1 November 2017, the Better Access initiative was expanded to include telehealth consultations to improve access to mental health services for people in regional, […]

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Salmon, Strawberry and Fennel Salad

Fresh, quick and nutritious – perfect for tonight. Ingredients: 200g packet of smoked salmon, torn into strips 1 large bulb of fennel, trimmed, cored, halved […]

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Hormone Therapy and its Role in Cardiovascular Health

Book a Free Consultation Speak with our Doctors confidentially Book Your Free No Obligation First Consultation What is Cardiovascular Disease? Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an […]

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Osteoporosis- What is the role of Hormone Therapy?

Book a Free Consultation Speak with one of our Doctors confidentially Book Your No Obligation Free First Consultation What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis, which literally translates […]

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Chocolate-Avocado Thick Shake

Looking for a healthy indulgence? Look no further. Ingredients: ½ ripe avocado 1 ripe frozen banana 1 tablespoon peanut butter 2 tablespoon cacao or cocoa […]

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Quinoa and Asparagus Salad

Light, refreshing, filling and healthy. Perfect for gut health, weight loss and general health. Plus, it’s easy to make! Ingredients: 3 cups of cooked quinoa, […]

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Lamb Saag

Spinach filled, homely, tasty and healthy – what more could you want? Add this recipe to your weekly planner. Ingredients: 3 garlic cloves, finely diced […]

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  • Oct 18, 2019
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Friday 18th October is World Menopause Day.

“World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October”.   Ways to Help to reduce your risk of breast cancer Contact the Australian […]

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Dark Chocolate and Walnut Coconut Balls

Looking for a healthy homemade way to enjoy dark chocolate (and get the brain juices moving)? Ingredients: ½ cup coconut oil ½ cup cacao or […]

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Miso Green Tea and Ginger, Chicken Soup

Soul soothing, heart warming, delightful and delicious. Use those green tea bags, they’re so healthy for you! Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups water 2 green tea bags […]

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Grilled Eggplant with Spicy Chickpea and Walnut Sauce

Ingredients: 4tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 2cm cube fresh ginger, finely chopped ½ tsp ground cumin […]

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Watermelon Salad with Feta and Cucumber

Watermelon can be so versatile. Simply jazz up a salad with cubed watermelon. Make a refreshing watermelon lemonade mocktail (4 cups watermelon, 1 ½ cup […]

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Flaxseed Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients: 2/3 cup ground flaxseed (flaxseed meal) 1/2 cup unsweetened natural almond or peanut butter 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or honey 1/3 cup milk […]

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Eggs, Potatoes and Flavour

Ingredients: 1kg desiree potatoes, roughly chopped Olive oil cooking spray 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed […]

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Vegan Flourless Black Bean Fudge Brownies – YUM!

Ingredients: ½ cup of almond butter 1 and ¾ cup of cooked black beans, rinsed and drained 7 tablespoons of cacao powder 3 teaspoons of […]

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Unsure How to Eat Edamame? Don’t Worry, Entertain Guests with This Edamame and Ginger Dip!

Ingredients: 1 cup of shelled, frozen edamame beans 1/4 cup of water 3 tablespoons of tamari sauce 5 minced, fresh ginger 1 tablespoon of rice […]

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Looking for a New Way to Enjoy Cashews? Dessert!

Ingredients: 5 cup of raw cashews 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 2 teaspoons of coconut oil 2 teaspoons of honey ½ cup of almond milk […]

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New look, new logo

We would like to announce the new logo for the Australian Menopause Centre. After fifteen years of sharing the journey of hormonal change with our patients […]

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Looking for A New Way to Eat Cherries? Try This Cherry & Watermelon Salad!

Looking for A New, Fresh & Tasty Way to Eat Cherries? Try This Cherry & Watermelon Salad!  

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Get Your Healthy Nut Fix This Summer with Lemon, Cashew and Coconut Energy Bliss Balls

Ingredients: 10 dates 1 and ½ cups of raw cashews ½ cup of desiccated coconut ½ cup of vegan protein powder 3 tablespoons of chia […]

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  • Oct 16, 2018
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World Menopause Day 2018

The 18th of October every year has been chosen by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be a special day for women and raise awareness […]

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  • Oct 16, 2018
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World Menopause Day 2018 Promotion

The 18th of October every year has been chosen by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be a special day for women and raise awareness […]

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  • Oct 16, 2018
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World Menopause Day 2018 Promotion – Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions: Promotion commences at 8.30am on the 18th of October 2018 and closes at 5.30pm Friday 9th of November 2018. Participating in this […]

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Our Green Tea Inspired Recipe: Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte

Ingredients 1 teaspoon of matcha green tea powder 1 cup of almond milk or another non-dairy, or dairy milk alternative 1 teaspoon of honey or, […]

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Beet and Cabbage Sauerkraut

Beet and Cabbage Sauerkraut

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Fennel and Orange Salad

Fennel and Orange Salad

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Radicchio and Carrot Slaw Recipe

Radicchio and Carrot Slaw Recipe

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Tips to Improve Gallbladder Function

We all know healthy eating is important. However, if you want to go a little further and enjoy a diet specific for healthy gallbladder and health liver function, consider the below.

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Turmeric Latte

Turmeric Latte

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Digestive Health Smoothie

Digestive Health Smoothie

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Dietary Strategies for Healthy Hormones

Food can be a medicine for your hormones. Specific foods can affect chemical processes within the body. They can reduce excessive production of oestrogens, stimulating hormone detoxification and clearance

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Green Juices and Detoxing

Juices have been popularised of late for their health benefit and the hype isn’t too short of the mark. Juicing is a fantastic way to ensure you’re consuming your daily requirements of both vegetables and fruit

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Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

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……Yet Another Reason to Avoid SUGAR!

Many women contract candidiasis of the vagina during their lifetime and symptoms may vary in severity from mild asymptomatic to severe symptoms in patients who have extremely low immunity.

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BBQ Sardines with Chermoula Sauce

BBQ Sardines with Chermoula Sauce

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Watercress and Radicchio Salad

Watercress and Radicchio Salad

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Lost Your Libido?

Women complain of either diminished or absent sexual desire or, reduced sexual function and gratification. The reasons as to why libido declines with age are plentiful however, the main cause tends to be attributed to declining hormone levels.

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  • Feb 1, 2018
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Why Ethical Nutrients?

Whilst Metagenics remain our preferred practitioner only supplements, for those who want an alternative, which does not need to be specifically prescribed the Australian Menopause Centre recommend Ethical Nutrients.

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Salmon, Mushroom and Kale Noodle Bowl

Salmon, Mushroom and Kale Noodle Bowl

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Gingerbread Smoothie

Gingerbread Smoothie

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White Bean, Carrot, and Mint Fritters with Yoghurt Dressing

White Bean, Carrot, and Mint Fritters with Yoghurt Dressing

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Cherry Lemonade

Cherry Lemonade

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Pineapple, Orange, and Passionfruit Slushy

Pineapple, Orange, and Passionfruit Slushy

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Lemongrass and Chilli Larb With Noodles

Lemongrass and Chilli Larb With Noodles

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Non-alcoholic Banana Pina Colada

Non-alcoholic Banana Pina Colada

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Prawn Rice Paper Rolls

Prawn Rice Paper Rolls

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Serrano Wrapped Pear with Goat’s Cheese

Serrano Wrapped Pear with Goat’s Cheese

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What’s your favourite cup of tea for every day?

Did you know 300 years ago Thomas Twining opened his first tea house to welcome women?

Today Twining continue to bring together women over a cup of Twinings Morning Tea!

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Manuka Honey from the Tasmanian Honey Company

Manuka honey is known for its antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties which are the result of a substance called methylglyoxal.

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

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Spicy Mexican Eggs

Spicy Mexican Eggs

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Struggling to lose weight?

Menopause is a tough time for most women. If the hot flushes, mood changes and insomnia wasn’t enough, menopause can often come with a thickening […]

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Orange Spiced Cauliflower Couscous

Orange Spiced Cauliflower Couscous

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Lebanese Garlic Sauce Recipe (Toum)

Lebanese Garlic Sauce Recipe (Toum)

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The Benefits of Acupuncture for Reducing Menopausal Symptoms

While acupuncture is an ancient medicinal practice, it offers therapeutic benefits and has very few side effects, making it safe to use for most women. In fact, studies have proven the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of menopausal symptoms in women.

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Italian Chicken Soup (Brodo Di Pollo)

Italian Chicken Soup (Brodo Di Pollo)

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  • Jun 22, 2017
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Walking with Wild Bears, I wish…

Are you familiar with the Rhodope Mountain Range in Bulgaria? Most likely, no. For me, Bulgaria had been on my “to go” list for a few years and as I have a very active husband and we both have a love of the outdoors

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Vitamin D: ‘The Sunshine Hormone’ Helping You Manage Menopause

We Aussies are known for our sun-loving culture, so you may be surprised to know that 58% of Australians are vitamin D deficient. Thankfully, fixing your vitamin D deficiency is simple.

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Roast Garlic, Leek, and Potato Soup

Roast Garlic, Leek, and Potato Soup

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The Importance of Vitamin K2 and How It Affects Menopause

There are a number of options available for managing the symptoms that can come with menopause, including bio-identical hormone replacement therapy.

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A Guide to Reviewing Your Medication During Menopause

Menopause literally translates to ‘the last period’, as it marks the ending of a woman’s periods due to the ceasing of ovulation

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Oysters Kilpatrick

Oysters Kilpatrick

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Testosterone Therapy Is Not Only for Women, Men May Need It Too

Peak testosterone levels are reached in a man’s early to mid-twenties. As a man ages, the Leydig cells that secrete testosterone begin to diminish.

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Warming Anti-inflammatory Turmeric and Ginger Tea

Warming Anti-inflammatory Turmeric and Ginger Tea

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Pineapple and Turmeric smoothie

Pineapple and Turmeric smoothie

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Looking After Your Health in the Postmenopause Stage of Life

This article will provide an explanation of some of the key changes that your body may experience during this phase, and offers suggestions for ways in which you can look after your health postmenopause.

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Mango, Coconut, Chia Seed Pudding

Mango, Coconut, Chia Seed Pudding

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How Yoga Can Help You Through Menopause

Yoga offers many general benefits for those going through menopause, and can be tailored to just about any level of fitness.

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Why We Need to Shift Attitudes Towards Menopause

An estimated one million suffer hot flushes, with episodes averaging three to four minutes at a time. For some women, hot flushes can last up to an hour.

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Herbal Remedies Traditionally Used for Treating Menopause

Many doctors today will recommend a joint treatment approach, utilising modern medical advances in conjunction with more natural remedies for the best result for a patient.

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Broccoli and Quinoa Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

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Broccoli Benefits

Broccoli is part of the cruciferous or brassica family of vegetables. It is related to other well-known vegetables such as cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, collard […]

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15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Your Happiness this Summer

Research gives us a lot of ‘take away’ information we can use to better our physical and mental health, so pay attention! Did you know, for example, that it’s possible to boost your mood significantly.

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Tips for an Amazing 2017

Resolutions are goals or rules that are often created while you’re on holidays and after a festive feast. These resolutions often fade away as your regular routine kicks in.

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Having Trouble Losing Weight? Ask Us About Our Kick Start Weight Loss Program!

During our 26 day kick starter we see an average of 5-7kg lost, along with a change in habits, body shape and behaviour.  At the end of the 26 days we find that you gain a better understanding of your appetite cues.

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Need a Clean Start? Detox with the Australian Menopause Centre

We have developed three detox programs that focus on supporting the body, enhancing health and changing habits.

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Refreshing Walnut Salad

Refreshing Walnut Salad

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Menopause and Memory Loss: The Facts About Brain Fog

How can you forget the name of someone you hold so dear, someone you consider to be a sister? Well, it could be the cause of menopause.

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Early Menopause: How to Cope Emotionally

When menopause occurs before the age of 40 it’s considered early or premature menopause. Affecting almost one in 10 women, early menopause can be be emotionally heartbreaking for those looking to start or continue their family.

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Traditional Christmas Gingerbread

Traditional Christmas Gingerbread

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  • Dec 16, 2016
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Protect Your Liver this Christmas with PhytoPro

If you don’t think you can avoid the over eating and over indulgence of the festive season, don’t worry, we have a few tricks up our sleeve that can help to reduce the impact on the body.

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Mixed Seafood Salad

Mixed Seafood Salad

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How to Manage Insomnia Caused by Menopause

Studies show that a lack of sleep can lead to decreased function in the daytime, with lack of concentration, irritability, and a weaker immune system common symptoms. For women going through menopause, this can have devastating effects, as quality sleep can be a rarity.

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  • Nov 23, 2016
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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to Raise Money and Awareness for Breast Cancer.

1 out of 8 women in Australia will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and every dollar raised will assist researchers in their efforts to find improved treatment outcomes and eventually find a cure.

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Alcohol and Menopause: Can It Mix?

Two common questions asked by menopausal women are: Will menopause affect my ability to tolerate alcohol? And what are the possible consequences of drinking when menopausal?

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Borscht Recipe

Borscht Recipe

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6 Ways to Use Stress to Your Advantage

6 Ways to Use Stress to Your Advantage

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How to Reduce Menopausal Bloating

Bloating is one of the most frequently experienced symptoms of menopause. It can affect any menopausal woman, but is more likely in those who experienced bloating when suffering from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or in those that are overweight.

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How to Manage Menopause in the Summer Heat

When Anna Godbersen wrote Bright Young Things, she clearly wasn’t writing about menopause. There’s nothing “effervescent and free” about hot flushes, nothing “miraculous” about a racing heartbeat and night sweats.

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Menopause And Cancer: How To Manage When You Have Both

Going through menopause can be tough for many women. But how do you cope if you’re experiencing menopause

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Summer is Coming

Now that the weather heats up and we go into summer, it might be time to reassess your symptoms.

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a treasure trove when it comes to antioxidants. Not only are they rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, but the powerhouses contain a variety of phytonutrients.

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Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

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Natural Remedies For Vaginal Irritation

One of the most irritating problems associated with menopause is vaginal dryness and itching. Not only can it be extremely uncomfortable but it can be tricky if you suffer an uncontrollable bout of itching when you’re in public.

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Time to Detox?

At the Australian Menopause Centre we have developed three detox programs that focus on supporting the body, enhancing health and changing habits. All of our detox programs come with Naturopathically chosen supplements, dietary and lifestyle advice, and regular Naturopathic support.

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Activance – Hair Care That’s Different Because It Works

Just like your face, your hair ages as you do. ‘A woman in her 40s doesn’t have the hair she had at 20 – it’s not just her imagination’

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Quick Chickpea and Spinach curry

Quick Chickpea and Spinach curry

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  • Sep 13, 2016
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Welcome Susie Elelman

AMC would like to announce our new Ambassador, Susie Elelman. Some of the many hats Susie has worn throughout her impressive media career spanning 4 decades include author, TV presenter, radio broadcaster, reporter and producer.

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How Couples Can Help Each Other Cope With Menopause

Due to the decrease in hormonal levels, a woman may feel vulnerable to a host of negative emotions, including feeling older and less attractive. Men, on the other hand, feel confused about what they should do to help their partners cope better with the changes brought about by menopause.

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Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

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Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are native to Central and Native America and are one of the oldest known vegetables. Relics of sweet potato dating back more than 10,000 years have been found in Peruvian Caves.

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Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato

Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato

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Vegetable Curry

Vegetable Curry

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Hair Care that Works!

Just like your face, your hair ages as you do. ‘A woman in her 40s doesn’t have the hair she had at 20 – it’s not just her imagination’.

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Managing Menopause as a Working Woman

It’s estimated that 70% of women who are at the ‘menopausal age’ work, therefore if you’re struggling to manage day-to-day business, you’re far from alone. Yet despite the high numbers of working women experiencing menopause, because of the nature of this age-associated stage of life, it’s often something women feel reluctant or embarrassed to talk about.

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How To Use Your Diet to Get Through Menopause

Menopause is caused by a fall in the amount of oestrogen produced by the ovaries. It’s a time of transition, the end of the fertile years and an individual experience for every woman.

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Spiced Mushroom Recipe

Spiced Mushroom Recipe

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Naturopathic Treatment for Adrenal Fatigue

No one likes to feel tired and stressed all the time, especially when they haven’t had adequate sleep. But for many people this is an everyday reality, and it can happen when you suffer from adrenal fatigue.

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Talking About Menopause With Friends and Family

Menopause can be a stressful and challenging event in any woman’s life, and even though it’s completely natural, some people find it hard to talk about with others.

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Understanding And Treating Night Sweats

In addition to experiencing hot flushes during the day, many women can also suffer from them while asleep, known as night sweats. This can be a major nuisance, as night sweats interrupt your sleep and make you feel very uncomfortable.
Keep reading to learn more about this menopausal symptom, and find out how to control it.

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Naturopathic Tips for Menopause

If menopause is a natural stage in every woman’s life, why not treat it naturally?

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Calcium-Rich Foods For Menopause

It is not unusual for women going through menopause to experience brittle bones and fractures that are a result of osteoporosis. The hormone oestrogen assists in the absorption of calcium.

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10 Tips for Reducing Toxins in Your Environment

Toxic chemicals are everywhere, and while exposure can be difficult to avoid, there are some tips and tricks that you can implement in your home to help ensure you’re living in the best environment possible.

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10 Lifestyle Changes to Help You Ease into Menopause

Making small and healthy lifestyle changes could be what you need to ease the transition into menopause, and can go a long way in helping you through many common symptoms.

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10 Bedtime Rituals to Help You Relax

Trouble getting to sleep, or maintaining sleep, can be more than a nuisance. It can contribute to chronic fatigue, mood swings, slower metabolism, and immune-system and memory issues.

Start practising some of the healthy habits listed below and say hello to sleeping like a baby again!

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Harissa Sardines with Couscous Salad

Harissa Sardines with Couscous Salad

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What is Oxytocin and Signs You May be Deficient

Oxytocin, also known as the love hormone, is a hormone that controls keys elements of the reproductive system, from sex drive and orgasms to childbirth and lactation, as well as other aspects of human interaction.

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What Can You Do About Tingling Extremities During Menopause?

Have you noticed a pins and needles sensation in your hands and feet? Has it become more frequent? Are you experiencing sensations of numbness and tingling?

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10 Ways to Cleanse and Detox During Menopause

Detox and cleansing is all about resting and caring for your body from the inside out, to give it a well-deserved break from the stresses of day to day life. Practiced for centuries by different cultures, detoxification aims to remove the toxins present.

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Tip of the Month: Reducing Menopausal Headaches

Headaches can be a big problem for many women around the age of 50, especially when menopause is involved.

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10 Tips for Managing Stress During Menopause

During perimenopause, when estrogen and progesterone are often out of balance, your adrenal glands, pituitary glands, and hypothalamus release hormones that too can become out of balance.

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How Omega-3 Can Provide Relief for Menopausal Symptoms

Many women are concerned about fat, and wrongly believe that consuming fat will make them overweight. The truth is, however, that an extremely low-fat diet won’t regulate your weight.

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Female Sexual Dysfunction: Sexual arousal and Orgasmic Disorder

Female sexual dysfunction is a prevalent and often underestimated problem in the general community. It is a generalised disorder that can be broken down into […]

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How Omega-3 Can Provide Relief for Menopausal Symptoms

The therapeutic benefits of omega-3 fatty acids – which are abundant in certain fish oils – have long been known. In the 1950s, upon the […]

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Eating Organic is Not Only for the Rich

Eating Organic is Not Only for the Rich Eating organic may seem out of reach for some. Whether it is the price tag that too […]

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Ancient Grain Salad

Kamut, also called Khorasan wheat or Pharaoh grain, because it was discovered in ancient Egyptian tombs, is richer in protein than regular wheat and high […]

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New Year, New You

Start the New Year with great health! If you’re not healthy, speak to someone. If you are healthy, cleanse your body! At the Australian Menopause […]

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Headaches Started or Worsened after turning 40 Years Old?

Peri-menopause and Headaches Peri-menopause marks a time of great change within the hormonal environment of a woman. Her body goes from being in an almost […]

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Watermelon – The Ultimate Hydration

Watermelons are now in season and they’re not only delicious and juicy, they are also highly nutritious and are a great snack alternative. This tasty […]

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Avoiding Weight Gain During Menopause

Many women will find that they gain weight during the process of menopause. As we age, we tend to lose muscle density, our metabolism slows, […]

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Medical Tests We Recommend When Going Through Menopause

As part of your treatment program, we may recommend that you undertake specific medical tests. These will be advised by our doctor during your consultation. In […]

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Are you suffering from Fatigue?

Fatigue is one of the most common and one of the most disruptive symptoms of menopause. It can be defined as an ongoing and persistent […]

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Adrenal Fatigue Support Program

THE ADRENAL GLANDS The purpose of your adrenal glands is to help your body cope with stress and survive another day. It is their job […]

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Anti-Ageing Face Cream

Hormones play a vital role in many physiological processes. Sufferers of menopausal symptoms know this too well. Night sweats, hot flushes, sleeplessness and more, but […]

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GABA: Aid for the Stressed Insomniac

GABA is an important neurochemical within the brain. Its primary job is to slow down the activity in the brain so that clear thoughts and […]

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Digestive Health Detox

What: what is it? Our Digestive Health Detox is a thoroughly researched combination of supplements, dietary choices and lifestyle suggestions all with the same aim […]

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Hormone Specific Detox

What: What is it? Our Hormone Specific Detox is a thoroughly researched combination of supplements, dietary choices and lifestyle suggestions all with the same aim […]

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Nuphoria

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Sexual arousal and orgasmic disorder Female sexual dysfunction is a prevalent and often underestimated problem in the general community. It is a […]

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Weight Loss Detox

What: what is it? Our Weight Loss Detox is a thoroughly researched combination of supplements, dietary choices and lifestyle suggestions all with the same aim […]

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How to Find a Menopause Specialist and What to Expect From the First Appointment

A woman’s ability to reproduce will usually near its end during the mid-40s. In some women this can start as early as the mid-30s, and […]

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Understanding and Managing Anxiety During Menopause

During menopause or peri-menopause, many women may find themselves experiencing more anxiety than normal. Anxiety can manifest itself as uneasiness, unhappy thoughts, fears, and sometimes […]

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Vaginal Dryness: What it is and How to Treat it

Vagnal dryness is unfortunately a very common symptom in the transition to menopause. In fact, some studies report that 40-60% of women will experience this uncomfortable symptom. […]

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What Exactly Is Menopause?

Menopause When this happens, you start experiencing the classic symptoms of menopause such as Hot Flushes, Night Sweats, Vaginal Dryness, Irritability, Mood Swings, Headaches, Fatigue and Low libido. In some women […]

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Pre Menopause

For practically their entire adult lives, women hear about menopause and its symptoms as something in the distant future. Surprisingly, what they should know is […]

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Peri-Menopause

Although perimenopause is clearly the most noticeable stage of the menopause process, most women fail to realize what perimenopause really is. Perimenopause, as its own […]

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Post Menopause

Postmenopause can come across as an enigmatic time of life –the first time in decades that a woman does not have the capacity to reproduce. […]

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Asparagus and Goats Cheese Frittata

Ingredients 12 eggs, lightly whisked 1/2 cup (125ml) thin cream 2 tbs finely chopped dill 20g butter 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced 2 […]

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Alternative or Complementary Therapies for Menopause

Acupuncture Many women find relief from their menopausal symptoms through acupuncture, a system of complementary medicine in which fine needles are inserted into the skin […]

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Understanding Menopause and Digestive Issues

The digestive system plays an important role in the body, converting the food we eat into their simplest forms, such as glucose, amino acids, or […]

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What Causes Headaches During Menopause?

Headaches during menopause can incapacitate women who experience them. For instance in the case of migraine headaches, the pain generally comes on slowly in one […]

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What Causes Loss of Libido During Menopause and How to Cope

Loss of libido is a lack of interest or desire for sexual activity, and this affects 20-40% of women when they hit menopause. If you’re going through […]

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11 Ways to Minimise Hair Damage and Loss During Menopause

Menopause is the period in a woman’s life when the ovaries stop producing certain hormones (namely oestrogen) and menstruation ceases. This period of time can […]

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What is Adrenal Fatigue and How to Find Relief

Do you find yourself feeling exhausted most of the time, even after having a good rest? Are you constantly irritable? Do you happen to be […]

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9 Ways to Manage Stress and Relax During Menopause

​All women have different experiences during menopause, and the symptoms they report are often quite extensive. With all of the changes occurring in the body […]

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  • Aug 31, 2015
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Menopause Blogs for Support, Entertainment, and Advice

Menopause is something that all women will experience at some point, and for that reason nobody should ever feel alone in their struggle. Sometimes it […]

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The Importance of Bone Health During Menopause, and How to Keep Your Bones Strong

During the beginning stages of menopause, it’s important to keep a careful eye on your bones. The drastic drop of oestrogen production that occurs during […]

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Nourish your skin this winter – Tips to keep your body radiant

Does your skin feel dehydrated, sensitive and dull? There’s a reason! It’s exposed to chilly winds, freezing temperatures, and then blasted with indoor heating. The […]

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7 Ways to Ease the Transition into Menopause

  Menopause is a natural part of the ageing process, and a transition period that no woman can escape from. While menopause affects different women […]

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Keeping Your Skin Healthy During Menopause

With menopause come potential changes to hormone levels, and as a result, changes to your skin. The natural ageing process has a lot to do […]

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7 Menopause Myths Busted

When women hear the term menopause, it can bring about trepidation due to the sheer number of horror stories floating around. However, menopause isn’t all […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Peri-menopause

  Before menopause, your body goes through a transition period of uncertainty called peri-menopause. During this time you’ll experience a lot of symptoms that are […]

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What Else Can You Do Naturally to Find Relief From Common Menopause Symptoms

When dealing with menopause it’s important to know what to expect and what you can do to lessen the impact of the symptoms. Below is […]

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Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Adding avocado to a smoothie is a great way to make your smoothie creamy. Its velvety consistency is adaptable and will work with both fruits […]

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The Benefits of Exercise During Menopause

Menopause typically occurs in women between the ages of 45 and 55, and while one in four women won’t experience any symptoms, the other three […]

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Coping with Mood Swings During Menopause

The hormonal changes women often experience during menopause can cause physical symptoms like hot flushes, night sweats, and headaches. But these changes can also manifest […]

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What Foods Can Ease Menopause Symptoms?

Most women in their mid-forties to mid-fifties will experience the symptoms of menopause to some degree. These can include anything from hot flushes, irritability and […]

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Menstrual Cycle Symptom Calendar

To download our Menstrual Cycle Symptom Calendar and begin tracking the symptoms you are experiencing with Menopause simply click the below link: Symptom_Calendar_PDF

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Navigating the Emotional Effects of Menopause

Going through menopause is a difficult time for every woman. Some feel as though they are losing their youth, along with gaining the many unpleasant […]

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Osteoporosis and the Health of Your Bones

Osteoporosis and the Health of Your Bones What Happens When Bones Become Weak, Brittle and Break? We have over 200 bones that make up our […]

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Calcium Rich Foods

For a healthy person, the recommended daily intake of calcium is 1,000mg. Once you reach the age of 51, your recommended intake increases to 1,300mg […]

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Edamame-Ginger Dip

Edamame-Ginger Dip Think of this as an Asian version of hummus. Ingredients 220g frozen shelled edamame ¼ cup water 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 […]

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Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds are tiny, flat oval seeds with a nutty taste and a delicious, almost invisible crunch. They are one of the oldest oilseeds known, […]

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Sheeps’ cheese

Sheep have been raised for milk for thousands of years and were milked before cows. The world’s commercial dairy sheep industry is concentrated in Europe […]

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Homemade savoury crackers

Homemade savoury crackers This month’s recipe comes straight from one of our detox patients. She has kindly passed on her recipe for us to share. […]

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Tips for Reducing Toxins

For optimal health, it is best to avoid unwanted unnecessary exposure to chemicals, pollutants and other harmful substances. A great detox program can help to […]

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Is Toxicity the Reason You Feel Unwell?

Ask yourself these questions:         Are you often tired or lethargic?         Are you having trouble losing weight?         Do you regularly suffer from bloating, […]

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Super vitality cookies

Ingredients ½ cup quality walnuts (plus 6 to 8 for decorating) ½ cup raw almonds ½ cup raw Brazil nuts ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds […]

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Coconut Oil

The coconut provides a nutritious source of meat, juice, milk and oil that has fed and nourished populations around the world for generations. Among these […]

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How Winter weather Affects Our Bodies

The cold weather brings about a range of changes to our body; from increased appetite, decreased moods and apparent laziness, to dry skin and dull […]

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Garlic

Garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years, dating as far back as to when the Giza […]

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  • Jun 12, 2014
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Activance

Activance Hypoallergenic is the very latest development, The Sunday Telegraph 4 May 2014 boasts “For Hair Regeneration, a major scientific advance for hair loss.” Gentle yet potent […]

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Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired This Winter?

Do you dread the winter months when you and your family easily succumb to coughs and colds, sneezing and sniffily noses, headaches, sore throats, or […]

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8 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter is in full force. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, even the best of us can get a little down. […]

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What can CoQ10 do for you?

Life in the 21st century is busy, busy, busy. As we age it is harder to keep up with the pace, and fatigue is increasingly […]

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5 Beneficial Lifestyle Changing Tips During Menopause

Making lifestyle changes may help ease the discomfort of your symptoms and keep you healthy in the long run. Try these tips. Eat healthy food. Eating […]

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Avocado – a Versatile Fruit

Avocados may be fatty, but this fruit is a nutritional powerhouse providing numerous potential health benefits. The healthy fats in avocados account for around three […]

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Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in the brain. It helps regulate other hormones and maintains the body’s circadian rhythm. The circadian […]

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Spice of the Month – Juniper Berries

Juniperus communis is commonly known as juniper berries and are found widely throughout the Northern Hemisphere. The juniper berry plant is a small evergreen shrub. […]

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Red Onion Jam

Ingredients Olive oil 4kg of red onion, finely sliced 7 garlic cloves 30g of salt 12 cloves 14 juniper berries 1 handful of thyme leaves 500ml of balsamic vinegar 350g of […]

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How to Sleep Better

How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. Similarly, the quality of your sleep disturbances can often be found […]

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Thai-Inspired Tomato Soup

Serves: 4 Hands-on time: 10 minutes Total time: 10 minutes Ingredients       2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes       2 tbsp extra-virgin coconut oil       […]

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Chilli Rubbed Pork With Pawpaw And Basil Salsa

Ingredients 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind, plus 2 teaspoons juice 4 x 150g pork medallions, trimmed of excess fat […]

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Food of month – Pawpaw

Pawpaw (or papaya) is a fruit that grows in tropical areas throughout the world and is easily available throughout Australia. Most Australians enjoy pawpaw simply […]

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  • Feb 26, 2014
  • News
  • AMC Team
Aussie Helpers

More about Aussie Helpers and their co-founders Brian & Nerida Egan Brian and Nerida Egan established Aussie Helpers on 21 May 2002 to help fight poverty and […]

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9 Ways To Improve Back Pain

Stay active – Intermittent short-term low-back pain can actually be better with gentle movement and limited bed rest. Mike Flippin, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon who […]

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