The Women's Health Book
A Complete Guide to Health & Wellbeing for Women of All AgesBook - 2014
The definitive guide to health and wellbeing for every woman in all stages of her life
As a woman, looking after your health is the most important step you can take towards creating a healthy, happy family and a thriving community. But in today’s busy world, with so many demands on your time, it’s not always easy to find information you can trust. The Women’s Health Book is written specifically for women by health professionals who specialize in women’s health. The Royal Women’s Hospital is the largest health facility specializing in women’s health in Australia and is well placed to help you look after your physical, mental, and social wellbeing. Here you’ll find information and advice for every stage of your life, from adolescence through to older age. Covering everything from menstruation, sexuality, and bullying, to diet, infections, and pregnancy, to mental health, cancer, and arthritis, this is an essential reference for every Australian woman’s shelf. This book is designed to help you participate as an equal partner in your health care. Armed with the real facts, you will be empowered to ask more questions and then make better choices that can help to improve your health, reduce any health risks you face, and even prevent future health problems.