Lifestyle

Learn how to best manage lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, stress, supplements, etc. to maximise your endocrine health.

29 10, 2020

6 Self-care Tips for Endometriosis

2020-10-29T10:41:40+10:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle, Medications and therapies, Reproductive health, Uncategorized, Women’s health|

For the 1 in 10 Australian women with endometriosis [1], the experience of pain is pretty common.  While medication can be used to reduce pain, it often doesn't provide enough pain relief, or it has [...]

31 07, 2020

Sunshine is especially important during this pandemic

2020-07-31T14:04:09+10:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Community, Drugs & Therapies, Hormone biology, Lifestyle|

The restrictions currently in place in Australia to protect against COVID-19 mean that most people will be spending more time indoors than usual. For many, this will mean less time in the sun. But getting [...]

28 01, 2020

Testosterone therapy for men: who can benefit?

2020-01-28T09:41:04+10:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Lifestyle, Men’s health|

Testosterone is an important hormone for men’s health throughout life. Starting before birth, testosterone helps with the development of the male reproductive system, including the development of the penis and testes.  Testosterone levels then remain [...]

20 11, 2019

Can exercise reverse the effects of hormone therapy used to treat prostate cancer?

2019-11-21T17:11:20+10:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Lifestyle, Men’s health, Reproductive health|

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men. One in seven men will be diagnosed by the age of 85 years. For many men who have active treatment for prostate cancer, hormone therapy [...]

13 09, 2019

Sleep disturbances in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

2019-10-01T16:23:13+10:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle, Reproductive health, Research Updates, Women’s health|Tags: , , , |

By A/Prof Lisa Moran and Dr Lin Mo         Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting up to 13% of reproductive-aged women. It is diagnosed based on ovulatory problems, hormonal imbalances [...]

8 08, 2019

Delayed sleep: implications and practical interventions

2019-10-01T16:16:38+10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle, Medications and therapies|Tags: , , , |

Going to bed each night, and especially the time at which we do so, is much more biologically determined than we realise, and is not always a simple matter of conscious choice...

19 07, 2019

Why does my blood glucose level rise in the morning?

2019-10-01T16:12:38+10:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Diabetes, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

A high blood glucose (sugar) level first thing in the morning can be very confusing. Especially if you have been taking your diabetes medication and following your dietary plan. Here we explain some of the [...]

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