There are some health issues that affect women directly. These issues are including Osteoporosis, menopause, pregnancy, breast cancer, cervical cancer, heart disease, blood pressure, etc. Women have more likely to have a urinary tract problem. They do have more signs of depression and anxiety than men. Sexually transmitted diseases can be more serious in women.
Let’s visit women health issues one by one and its solutions
Osteoporosis is such a condition, in which several factors are responsible for weakening bone. Bone density decreases in this condition. You will feel back pain, loss of body weight, bone get fractured easily. These occurs due to lack of exercise, smoking, alcohol consumption, low body mass, age etc.
To detect these problems doctors prescribe for an x-ray or ultra-sound diagnostic. There is no certain cure for these problems. Doctors prescribe for healthy lifestyles and choices including dietary supplements and some medicines. You can take calcium regularly, vitamin-D, and regular exercise.
Menopause is a natural part of women’s life cycle and it can not be prevented yet can be maintained in a healthy way. In menopause you will notice irregular periods, sleeping difficulties, irritability. You should check your blood pressure to maintain a normal blood pressure. For that you have to be physically active and follow a healthy lifestyle along with regular exercise.
You should check your blood pressure regularly, if it is not high. It can be dangerous. You will notice the symptoms like severe headache, chest pain, breathing difficulty, vision problem, blood in urine etc. You need to take precautions like
- Reduce your salt intake. (Try Rock Salt)
- Reduce stress
- Practice meditation
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Regular exercise
This is the most common cancer in women. You will notice a lump in or near the breast or in your arms side. Visibly changes you will notice in your breast size or shape. This cancer cell may form a tumor. Most ladies hesitate to discuss this problem with family or doctors. Due to a lack of information, they may face serious problems. That is why awareness and periodic checkups needed.
- Eat more vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains.
- Do not smoke.
- Maintain healthy body weight.
- Regular breast cancer screening.
Heart disease is a big risk for both men and women. But it can be prevented. According to research in heart-disease, women feel like short breath, nausea, shoulder pain, jaw pain. Heart disease in women is responsible for 29% of death. Women need to be careful and do regular health care with healthy habits and exercise.
This is much important as they face many health challenges. They need more care due to their reproduction health.
Reasons for such issues?
There are multi-dimensional reasons that women’s health is being neglected in India due to illiteracy and economic dependency on men. Women are less likely to be taken for medical care of their health as compared to men in rural areas. That is why various women’s health programs are being organized to develop awareness. Like (WHP) Women’s health program, which provides check-ups and benefits to below income and uninsured women, if they are pregnant. But not for abortions.
How depression and anxiety affects
Generally, hormonal misbalance can lead to depression and anxiety. Feeling depressed is normal but this is harmful when it occurs difficulty in concentrating, feel fatigued and energy level goes down when it seems to take any decisions. Some symptoms of depression are like
- Feeling of guilt.
- Feeling of hopelessness
- Sleeping dis-order
- Loss of interest in activities or hobbies.
- Over eating or loss of appetite.
Remedies for Depression
- Regular exercise. Try Yoga with a suitable yoga mat for comfort.
- Relaxation time
- Eating a healthy diet
These all may help a lot to prevent depressed mood.
You should visit your doctor from time to time even if you are healthy. Women’s health care is much more important to take seriously and importantly.