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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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Weight Loss in Postmenopausal Women Reduces Their Risk of Breast Cancer (1)

A recent report (October 2018) in the Journal of Cancer (1) has shown that postmenopausal women who lose weight have a lower breast cancer risk […]

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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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  • Nov 24, 2017
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Black Friday Special Offer

Take advantage of this SPECIAL OFFER valid for 7 days only and get yourself feeling better.

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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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Menopause Symptom Relief: How DHEA Can Help

Menopause is natural. But that doesn’t mean you have to endure the hot flushes, insomnia, fatigue, headaches, and mood swings that come with it.

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Roast Garlic, Leek, and Potato Soup

Roast Garlic, Leek, and Potato Soup

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  • Jun 2, 2017
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Introducing Muriel Manjares, our new Clinical Assistant

Muriel is a general practitioner from the Philippines. She received her Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology in 2009 and Medical Degree in 2015.

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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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  • May 12, 2017
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Suffering from the Shortage of Estradot and Estalis Patches? Help is Available!

So there is a shortage of Estradot and Estalis patches. What does this mean? It means that thousands of women are without their medication and are left to suffer the dreadful symptoms associated with menopause.

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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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  • Apr 12, 2017
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  • AMC Team
Introducing Dr Candice Chin

We are pleased to welcome Dr Candice Chin that recently joined our team here at the Australian Menopause Centre.

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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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Top Tips for A Restful Sleep

Many factors can either hinder or promote a restful sleep. It is essential that healthy sleep hygiene habits are introduced on a nightly basis.

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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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Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy: What You Need To Know

In 2016, new findings by the Institute of Cancer Research suggested the original risk of HRT-induced breast cancer had been underestimated, and that women are actually 2.7 times more likely to develop cancer.

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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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Perimenopause: What to Expect

Perimenopause means ‘around menopause’, and refers to the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause. It’s generally considered the most noticeable stage of the menopause process, yet many women fail to realise what perimenopause really is.

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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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  • Nov 14, 2016
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Important Message – Christmas

Limited staff will be available over this time to address your urgent concerns

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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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  • Sep 1, 2016
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  • AMC Team
Menopausal Hormone Therapy And Breast Cancer: What Is The True Size Of The Increased Risk?

The Australian Menopause Centre acknowledges the release of the biggest ever study which has highlighted once more the known risks associated with the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy.

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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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Would you eat fruit that had gone bad?

Medications have an expiry date and for good reason! Everything deteriorates over time. Fresh is always the best and this applies especially to your bio-identical hormones.

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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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Managing Menopause: Finding the Right Treating Doctor

Visiting a doctor regularly for routine checks should be a priority for all women, but there are certain times in your life when visiting the treating doctor that specialises in hormonal imbalances can help you better manage lifestyle changes.

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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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Kick Start Weight Loss Program

Our Kick Start Weight Loss program has been developed to kick start your motivation and set you up for successful weight loss and maintenance.

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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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  • Dec 28, 2015
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Australian study reaffirms dangers of Synthetic HRT

A 2015 Australian study by the NSW Cancer Council reinforced the findings of The Women’s Health Initiative of 2002 in respect to the use of […]

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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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Kick Start Weight Loss Program

Kick Start Weight Loss Program We see an average of 5-7kg (or 10%) lost in 26days Helps to remove stubborn fat Paves the road to […]

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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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The Truth About Hormone Therapy

Wall Street Journal 16/03/09 By ERIKA SCHWARTZ , KENT HOLTORF , and DAVID BROWNSTEIN Mainstream medicine has been given a wake-up call on a matter […]

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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 in […]

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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 found […]

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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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What is Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

When going through menopause, it can be very difficult to find a management plan that works best for you and your body. The ultimate goal […]

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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
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Roseanna Gallo

Name: Roseanna Gallo OAM Occupation: Singer/performer/entertainer/charity worker/MC “OMG! Was is happening to me!” It was just after I turned 50, I had been told by […]

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  • Feb 26, 2014
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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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Focus On Your Core To Reduce A Fall

As the body begins to age, fall prevention becomes an important issue to address. We all know of someone who as tripped and fallen accidentally […]

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Tao’s Favourite Energy Booster

Tao’s Favourite Supplement – N-Acetyl Carnitine Hi, my name is Tao and I am the Operations Manager of the Australian Menopause Centre. I have been […]

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6 Key Signs A Person May Be Oxytocin Deficient

Poor communication – generally superficial discussions There is an element of irritability and inability to feel affectionate May have excessive anxieties and fears Sexual interactions […]

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Is your love life lacking? Do you want to improve your Moods?

Is your love life lacking drive and desire? Do you want to improve your mood and happiness? Oxytocin is a hormone mainly known for its […]

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  • Feb 2, 2014
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Health Funds – Can I Claim?

Many health funds do provide rebates on bio-identical hormones however, some health funds do not provide these rebates. Why is this the case? It is […]

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Steamed Bok Choy

Ingredients 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger (from 1/2-inch piece) 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 bunches bok choy, cleaned, ends […]

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Food of the Month – Bok Choy

Also known as Chinese mustard cabbage, bok choy (or pak choy) originated in Asia as part of the Brassica family. Its relatives include broccoli and […]

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Talking about Menopause to your spouse : A Survival Guide

Broaching the Subject of Menopause Symptoms with Your Husband: A Survival Guide If you´ve begun experiencing the symptoms of menopause, talking with your husband is […]

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Low Libido in Postmenopause

Most people think that women cease to be sexual beings after the change. While menopause does change your body in some fundamental ways — including […]

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Pasta with Barley and Coriander Pesto

Ingredients    350ml water     100g pearl barley     2x 125g pkt Slendier Spaghetti    1 bunch fresh coriander    ½  bunch spring […]

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Beat the Buldge in 2014

More Than Meets the Eye – Beating the New Year Bulge Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is not only about looking good – that’s […]

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Food of the Month – Coriander

Coriander is an annual herb with edible leaves and seeds, a very common ingredient in cooking throughout the world. It is especially very popular in […]

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Tingling Extremities

While not a common symptom of menopause and postmenopause, tingling extremities is an unsettling and unexpected symptom some women experience. This tingling can affect any […]

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What Age Do Women Start to Get Menopause Symptoms?

When women reach the age of 40 their hormone levels drop. That includes estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, the three main hormones in how a woman’s […]

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  • Dec 10, 2013
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Dr Gary Aaron talks about – About Weight Gain during Menopause

As women approach menopause they endure many symptoms, but one that proves the most difficult for many women to accept is menopausal weight gain. Not […]

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How to Manage Your Menopause Symptoms in the Workplace

Fighting hot flushes, vaginal dryness and mood swings while dealing with demanding schedules and tight deadlines in the workplace can seem like your pitted against […]

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Adrenal Fatigue Support Program

With today’s modern lifestyle, adrenal fatigue is becoming more and more common and more and more debilitating. Due to the physical, mental and emotional stressors […]

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  • Nov 26, 2013
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A message from Michelle our Medication Department Manager

Are you getting the most out of your Treatment Program? To get maximum benefit from your Treatment Program it is extremely important to take your […]

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  • Nov 26, 2013
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Neurocalm Endorsement From Trina

A Testimonial about Nuerocalm From Trina at the Australian Menopause Centre Hi I work at Australian Menopause Centre and have been prescribed Nuerocalm for the […]

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Food Of the Month Asparagus

Asparagus has many anti-inflammatory properties due to containing saponins and phytonutrients. Asparagus provides a wide variety of antioxidant nutrients, including vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin E, […]

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  • Nov 26, 2013
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Purchasing complementary medicines online can seem attractive

Countless sites on the Internet offer a range of supplements, usually at very cheap prices. However, using products bought from online sites can be risky. […]

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Top Stress Busting Tips

Lessen your stress load by practising the following stress busting strategies: 1.     Rest and Relaxation: Relaxation techniques such as tai chi, yoga, and meditation can […]

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Is Stress Deterring You From Health?

Is Stress Deterring You From Health? Stress is now a common fixture in our hectic, busy lives. Small amounts of stress that are easily resolved […]

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Tip of the Month – Headaches

Headaches are described as an ache or pain in the head, face, mouth, neck or any combination of these. The pain can be mild to […]

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Poached salmon with water crest mayonnaise

Ingredients 1 carrot, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 onion, sliced 1 small fennel bulb, sliced 2 flat-leaf parsley stalks, bruised, plus 2 tbs chopped […]

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Food of the Month – Salmon

Salmon is a highly nutritious food. It contains a high amount of protein, good fats and Vitamin D. A serving of 120g will go a […]

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What are Oestrogen and Progesterone Excess and Deficiency Symptoms?

What is Oestrogen Oestrogen is the name given to a class of hormones. There are three major oestrogens produced by women called oestriol, oestradiol and […]

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Berry Smoothie

A fast breakfast recipe for people on the move that includes a daily dose of liquid MetaPure EPA/DHA. Ingredients: 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen […]

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Snapper with Cabbage and Apple Salad

Recipe/ Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 large red onion, halved, sliced 2cm piece ginger, peeled, grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 red cabbage, shredded […]

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E3 Facial Cream

Rejuvenate your skin today. Would you like your face to look younger and more youthful? Less wrinkles? A specially formulated facial cream may help to […]

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Omega 3 Supplementation Lowers Inflammation

[1] The trial looked at various markers of inflammation. These markers decreased by 10-12% while the placebo capsules had a 36% increase. The doses of […]

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Lemongrass, Eggplant & Broccoli Curry with Tofu

This dish is a complete meal. If you wish to add some carbohydrate, serve with Basmati rice. Alternatively, my choice is to add additional protein. […]

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Two Little Known Facts About Menopause

Fact 1: Four out of five women say that menopause did not decrease their quality of life. In fact, not all women experience menopause symptoms. […]

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Dr Gary Aaron talks about – Multiple uses for Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 is primarily known for its role in calcium absorption within the body tomaintain skeletal health. Vitamin D3 is equally important in its involvement […]

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