by DES Daughter
Women health issues cover a broad spectrum. A Women’s health is basically her total well-being that cannot be determined only by reproduction or other biological factors but it also depends upon the nutrition, stress, workload, migration and many more conditions.
Conditions such as cervical cancer, menopause, ovarian cancer and pregnancy are unique to women. Other problems such as osteoporosis and breast cancer are shared by men also but their risk is much higher in women. Women are also at the higher risk of heart diseases and heart strokes. Concerns over care-giving, aging and skin conditions are also of greater concern in women. Factors such as low access to education, unemployment, increasing poverty levels and high illiteracy rates make health improvements and healthcare in women exceedingly difficult.
One problem that many women suffer from is Anemia. Women are more prone to anemia and then men because they loose a lot of blood every month during their periods. Women who get tired easily, have palpitations, shortness of breath and look pale may have anemia. It is important to have supplements of Iron and eat an Iron rich either diet.
Another very common problem in women throughout the world is Breast Cancer. In this disease malignant cells get damaged and result in uncontrolled cell division forming a lump. Like most of the other cancers, the key to its treatment is its early diagnosis and absence of risk factors that lead to breast cancer. Other cancers that effect women are Cervical cancer, Vulval cancel, Ovarian cancer and Womb cancer.
Endometriosis is another common ailment that is found in women. This is a health condition in which cells that should be present in the womb are found elsewhere in the body. Its symptoms include painful and very heavy periods. Another problem that is caused generally due to infection is PID. Pelvic inflammatory disease is generally associated with inflammation in uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. Its main symptoms are pain during sex, vaginal discharge, low back pain, fever, vomiting and nausea.
Other common health issues in women are Cystitis, menopause, polycystic ovary syndrome, miscarriage, fat around the middle, Fibroids, prolapse, osteoporosis, heavy periods, Vaginal infections, Infertility etc.. Whenever any women suffer from such health condition it is advisable that she looks for medical and natural treatments that are available to cure that disease. If a woman is prone to certain type of condition then it is important for her to know that which minerals, vitamins and herbs can help her procure that particular condition. Knowledge of what medical test will provide you with the right health information is also very important. Consulting a professional is always advisable so that he can let you know about various risk factors and treatment available for that particular disease.