The Health Classes You Missed

The Health Classes You Missed

A secondary school health teacher taking you through the topics that may have been skimmed over, considered inappropriate or flat out ignored. Allowing listeners to feel informed and empowered with reliable and unbiased health information.

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August 8, 2022 20 min

Another solo ep! Today we are talking all about creating boundaries. Setting boundaries is a PROCESS. It is something we may all need to continuously change and improve on over time. We talk about what boundaries are, how to create them and why they’re important. As a big bloody people pleaser…. This one is a good one. Remember to hit that follow/subscribe button if you enjoy!

 

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https://www.uky.edu/hr/sites/www.uky.edu.h...

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Welcome back to another NSQ episode!! Today we are talking about pre-ejaculate (or pre-cum). We learn about what it is, what the whole point of it is and whether or not a person can get pregnant from pre-ejaculate. We also discuss the pull-out method (or coitus interruptus if you’re feeling fancy) and some other more effective forms of contraception. 

 

Stay up to date with me on instagram @thehealthclassesyoumissed 

 

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Another guest episode! Yay! Today I have Todd Morgan with me. He is the CEO of the mental health organisation Outside The Locker Room (OTLR). OTLR aim to educate the community on the importance of mental health and breakdown any stigmas surrounding mental health. Today we focus on toxic masculinity, how this can impact mental health and how to support people around you to talk about their emotions. 

 

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Another No Stupid Questions ep! We learn about what discharge is, what is considered ‘normal’, when we should be concerned AND the importance of maintaining a good pH balance in the vagina (hint: you do NOT need products.)

 

For more info:

https://www.healthline.com/health/womens-health/what-is-discharge#treatment 

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/vdischarge2.html 

 

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July 11, 2022 54 min

In this episode guest episode I have Lucy Lines from Two Lines Fertility! Lucy is an embryologist, fertility educator and IVF patient advocate. I don’t know about you guys but I definitely learnt absolutely NOTHING in health about fertility and IVF. We chat about IVF, fertility, miscarriage, how to support your friends, AND all about endocrine-disrupting chemicals (it's bloody jam packed!)

Lucy is an absolute legend and such a...

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In this episode we discuss what an Intrauterine Device (IUD) is, the difference between a copper and hormonal IUD, how you book an appointment and what to expect, and we talk a bit about my story and some listener stories. 

Of course, once again, these things are super individual. What works for one person isn’t necessarily going to work for another. Always, ALWAYS make sure you have a thorough appointment with your GP and talk thr...

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June 26, 2022 25 min

In this episode we talk about the many effects of pornography, how it has the ability to shape our behaviours, attitudes and beliefs about sex, and how we can help to educate people about consuming pornography. Remember, porn should be viewed as entertainment, not education.

 

Trigger warning: this episode mentions sexual violence and harrassment. If you or someone you know needs support at any time, contact LifeLine on 13 11 14 or...

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Welcome back to another episode of No Stupid Questions! Today we are discussing Period Sex; the benefits, the considerations and owning your period. Let's break down the stigma that periods are something to be ashamed of!

More information:

https://www.healthline.com/health/womens-health/sex-during-periods#side-effects

 

https://flo.health/menstrual-cycle/sex/sexual-health/sex-on-period 

 

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Another guest ep! Today I am speaking to Sammy, a friend of mine who experienced being caught driving over the legal limit here in Victoria. We discuss what happens when you receive a DUI (driving under the influence), the costs associated and the impact this had on Sammy’s mental health and social life. Please never let your mates, family members or partners drink and drive - for their safety and for the safety of the people on th...

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Welcome back to another episode of No Stupid Questions! Today we are talking about painful sex and whether or not this is *normal* (hint: it isn’t.) 

I discuss the reasons for painful sex and the differences for both vulva owners and penis owners, and what you should do if you are experiencing any sort of painful sex symptoms. 

 

For further info, visit: 

https://www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/sexual-health/why-does-sex-hurt/ 

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In this episode we talk about the immune system. Everyone has been getting sick here in Melbourne so I thought it was perfect timing to get this one out! 

We discuss what the immune system is and how it works. We then breakdown the different parts of the immune system and most importantly, talk about how we can improve it. 

 

Stay up to date with me on Instagram: @thehealthclassesyoumissed or TikTok @thcym_podcast 

 

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In this episode we cover what squirting is, how it occurs and whether or not it happens to everyone. We discuss whether it really is just urine or a mix of other fluids AND the relationship between squirting and pornography. Remember, there is nothing wrong with being curious about health topics! 

 

Stay up to date with me on Instagram: @thehealthclassesyoumissed or TikTok @thcym_podcast 

 

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May 9, 2022 25 min

In today's episode we are talking about how to avoid burnout. This is something that is talked about a lot these days because on constant social media pressure to have a side hustle, be productive ALWAYS and that working yourself to the bone should be glorified. This, as we will soon learn, can have significant effects on your overall health and level of satisfaction with your life. We talk about what burnout is, the signs, the...

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Welcome to another episode of No Stupid Questions!

This quick informative episode takes you through the external female anatomy, what a tampon is used for and whether or not they affect urination. 

 

How to insert a tampon: https://www.healthline.com/health/can-you-pee-with-a-tampon-in#urinary-flow

 

Stay up to date with me on Instagram: @thehealthclassesyoumissed or TikTok @thcym_podcast 

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April 25, 2022 34 min

In this episode we discuss what sleep is, the stages of the sleep cycle, how you can promote a good sleep routine + MORE! 

Stay up to date with me on Instagram: @thehealthclassesyoumissed or TikTok @thcym_podcast 

 

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Welcome to the first episode of No Stupid Questions!

This quick informative episode takes you through what a wet dream is, what causes them and what to do if you have a wet dream.

They are a super normal part of life so it’s okay to experience or be curious about this topic! 

 

Stay up to date with me on Instagram: @thehealthclassesyoumissed or TikTok @thcym_podcast 

 

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April 12, 2022 18 min

In today's episode we discuss what ADHD is, the types of ADHD,  symptoms of ADHD and how it is diagnosed and treated. For more information, visit https://www.adhdaustralia.org.au.

 

If you or someone you know needs support - contact the ADHD Foundation on 1300 39 39 19 or contact LifeLine on 13 11 14 now. 

 

Stay up to date with me on Instagram: @thehealthclassesyoumissed or TikTok @thcym_podcast

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March 29, 2022 46 min

In this episode I have Sarah and Anna from The Survivor Hub; an organisation that aims to empower survivors of sexual assault. We talk about what consent is, what is isn’t, what victim blaming looks/sounds like, how to support those who have experienced sexual assault and MORE. 

 

Trigger warning: There is discussion of sexual assault throughout this episode. 

If you or someone you know needs help or support at any time, call 1800 ...

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Today I have the wonderful Isabella from Let’s Talk, Period. Isabella is the host and creator of the Let’s Talk, Period podcast, and offers mentoring and support for those who experience chronic illness. Isabella also created an amazing and informative Instagram page where she shares all sorts of information about health conditions including endometriosis and PCOS. I have Isabella on today to talk all about endo - March is endometr...

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March 14, 2022 22 min

Jumping into sex education territory! Chlamydia is the most reported STI in Australia. It's treatable and of course preventable, but can cause long-term damage if left untreated. Learn all about chlamydia symptoms, treatment and how chlamydia is diagnosed in this episode! 

Let's all get used to talking about the uncomfortable stuff and breakdown the stigma surrounding STIs and getting STI checks. 

 

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