Blogs by Dr Hayley Dickinson

Women's Health Scientist


Skin 101

By Dr Hayley

Skin 101

Our skin is the largest organ in our body, acting as a physical and biological barrier and gatekeeper between our internal and external environment. Our skin keeps us alive by preventing organ dehydration and infection. The structure of our skin gives it the ability to do this, so let’s take a closer look.

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By Dr Hayley

Acne Relief for Teenage Skin

It seems to happen overnight. Our children begin to look and sound more like adults. Those childish features transform into the more mature version of themselves, giving us a glimpse at the grown-up person they will soon become. During puberty, our children morph in appearance, they mature psychologically and start to develop and express social and sexual attitudes. It is during this pivotal developmental stage that we are also confronted with acne and acne-related skin problems.

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Acne Relief for Teenage Skin

Pregnancy and your Skin

By Dr Hayley

Pregnancy and your Skin

Our body changes more during pregnancy than at any other time in our lives. Growing a new life is hard work, and we dutifully accept some of the necessary physical changes, but when we think of stretchmarks and spider veins we solemnly hope that we will somehow manage a clean escape.
The reality is, most women will experience some skin changes during pregnancy. Most of these changes will be temporary and resolve after birth, but some may bear a permanent reminder of the physical investment their body made to bring precious new life to the world.

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By Dr Hayley

Menopause and Beyond

Thanks to adequate nutrition, modern medicine and technology, human life expectancy has increased over the past 150 years. Female life expectancy exceeds that of males and is approximately 82 years in Australia. The average age of menopause has remained stable at 45-55 years. This means that women will most likely live for 30-40 years post menopause. The dramatic shift in hormone levels after menopause means we must learn to adapt and thrive in a changed body, either accepting or becoming more active in the fight against ageing, particularly when it comes to the look and feel of our skin.

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Menopause and Beyond

Finding your rhythm

By Dr Hayley

Finding your rhythm

As part of our new women’s health content series, endota is delighted to collaborate with leading lights in the field, bringing women’s health and wellbeing to the forefront. In this first instalment, we learn about the importance of getting in sync with our natural circadian rhythms with the help of our women’s health expert, Dr Hayley Dickinson BSc (Hons), PhD. In addition to a successful career as a respected scientific advisor and researcher, Hayley is also a mother committed to her own journey of selfcare. Her personal quest is to work with and inspire as many women as she can to achieve their health and wellbeing goals, and to prioritise themselves and their individual needs.

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In conversation with Dr Hayley

Here's to your health

As our endota community members continue to explore new ways to achieve wellness and selfconnection, we are excited to extend the resources we offer on haven to deepen our understanding of female health. This helpful guidance will be brought to you from a range of trustworthy and knowledgeable sources in women’s health. We hope you will be enlightened and inspired as we begin our exclusive series with leading insights from the field, and warmly invite you to join in the conversation.

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Here's to your health