More accurate than the Pap smear the cervical screening test is paving the way forward for prevention and reduction in cervical cancer diagnosis.
It’s the most common type of cancer in women, with 1 in 8 being diagnosed across Victoria alone. It’s time to talk seriously about breast awareness and cancer care.
We caught up with Dr Kent Kuswanto, Epworth obstetrician and gynaecologist to talk all things periods.
An ovarian cyst is a fluid filled sac or pouch which forms on the ovary. Ovarian cysts, in most cases are harmless and resolve on their own. If the cyst is cancerous, it requires medical intervention. Ovarian cysts are common in women of childbearing age.
The ever-dreaded menstrual cycle, long known as the beacon of a transition period, literally, between girlhood to womanhood. It’s a customary part of the maturing process of our bodies where us females are taught from a young age that we should expect two things during so: bleeding and discomfort.
Often called the ‘silent disease’, osteoporosis can develop without any signs or symptoms. Here’s some things you can do to help maintain healthy bones and prevent osteoporosis.
To reduce the risk of incontinence, it’s essential to maintain the strength of your pelvic floor muscles. We look at some exercises to help you strengthen your pelvic floor.
Most women will experience breast pain at some stage in their lives. But what’s causing it? And how do you know if you need to go to a doctor? We look at some of the most common causes of breast pain and tips for relieving pain.
For many people, going through menopause can be an extremely uncomfortable experience. Whilst there is usually no avoiding menopause, there are some things that you can do to manage your symptoms.
So what exactly is Dyspareunia? Does it affect everyone? Is it common? Here’s some things you need to learn about a condition that you’ve probably never discussed.
With the variety of options that exist today, how do you know which method of contraception is the right one for you. We look at different types of contraception to keep you informed of the different options available.
Epworth Geelong were excited to open a new Women’s Health Clinic, designed to support women’s within our growing community.
The Women’s Health Clinic is a comprehensive health assessment and advice service provided exclusively for women by women.
The opening of the dedicated women’s health clinic provides a local option for women access caring female general practitioners who are passionate about women’s health and experts in supporting both physical and emotional health and wellbeing.