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Women's Health Neutral Bay, Sydney NSW

There are many problems that are exclusive to women and their health. From period pains to figuring out when you are ovulating, there are many difficulties that can present themselves and have a serious effect on physical and mental health.

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Dr. Maria Mackey, the founder of Mojo Klinik, welcomes you and invites you to discover her unique and novel approach to helping you with Women's Health.

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What is Women's Health?

Not exclusive to women, but one of the biggest causes of death in Australia for women is cardiovascular disease. In 2017-18, around 4.8% of women aged 18 and above reported 1 or more cardiovascular problems e.g. heart attack, stroke. One of the best ways to combat this is through keeping your heart strong. But eating healthily and exercising regularly, you may reduce your chances of cardiovascular problems.

When it comes to specified women’s health problems, there are many issues that women struggle with. One example of this is period pain. Period pain is a normal part of your menstrual cycle and is common. Usually, the pain is felt around the tummy and can spread through to the thighs and the back. This pain can present itself as spasms or it may be dull and constant.

This type of pain happens when the muscular wall of your womb contracts. Most of these contractions are mild and you cannot feel them; however, sometimes this tightening feeling can be more severe and cause significant pain. This pain usually lasts 2-3 days; however, it can be shorter or longer. Painkillers may be prescribed by a doctor to help with the pain.

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Women's Health Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below answers to frequently asked questions we get from our clients regarding Women's Health:

I have bleeding between periods, should I be worried?

Bleeding between periods is often a result of starting some form of hormonal contraception, such as the pill. This could normal; however, you should consult your doctor if you are worried about the bleeding experiences lasting longer than a few months.

What health issues can cause a hormonal imbalance in women?

Imbalances in insulin, steroids, growth hormones, and adrenaline can affect males and females alike.

Females may also experience imbalances in estrogen and progesterone levels, while males are more likely to experience imbalances in testosterone levels.

Medical conditions that can affect hormone production may but are not limited to:

  • diabetes, in which the body does not produce enough of the hormone insulin
  • hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, which are the overactivity and underactivity of the thyroid gland
  • Addison’s disease, in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough hormones
  • Cushing’s syndrome, in which the adrenal glands produce too many corticosteroids
  • acromegaly, which is the overproduction of growth hormones
  • hyperglycemia, which is the overproduction of glucagon
  • hypoglycemia, which is when the body produces more insulin than there is glucose in the blood
  • solitary thyroid nodules
  • pituitary tumors
  • benign tumors and cysts (fluid-filled sacks) that affect the endocrine glands
  • congenital adrenal hyperplasia (low levels of cortisol)
  • cancers that involve endocrine glands
  • chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • iodine deficiency (goiters)
  • hereditary pancreatitis
  • Turner syndrome, in which females are born with only one functioning X chromosome
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • anorexia
  • pituitary gland injury with bleeding and congenital genetic abnormalities in a pregnant person and their fetus

Other causes of hormonal imbalance may include:

  • chronic stress
  • poor diet and nutrition
  • having overweight
  • hormonal replacement or birth control medications
  • misuse of anabolic steroid medications
  • exposure to toxins, pollutants, and endocrine-disrupting chemicals, including pesticides and herbicides
Can anxiety or stress affect your period?

Yes, particularly if you’ve been under a high level of stress for an extended period of time. To fully understand why, we have to look to the “fight or flight” response.

Stress causes your body to go into fight or flight mode—it’s just the way we’re wired. When you’re in this mode, it affects your hormones, which in turn affect your ovulation and, of course, your period.

This means you may have periods that are late or even stop completely for several months.

If you are having these irregular periods and you aren’t pregnant, you should schedule an appointment with us as soon as possible. While stress can be a culprit, there could also be several other causes.

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