Women Health Issues

if you’re a woman in your 20s, you probably think you don’t have to worry about health problems such as Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) and breast cancer yet. But according to new research, they could affect you sooner than you think. Recent studies indicate that some disorders associated with older age are affecting younger adults, while others are greatly influenced by what you do in your 20s and 30s.“With the epidemic of obesity and sedentary lifestyles, we’re seeing a rise in risk factors like high cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure in younger adults,” says SUSHMA JOSHI, COUNSELOR, “But it’s important to know that these risk factors are largely preventable. If women make lifestyle changes by adopting our DIVINE POWER HOLISTIC THERAPY, they can greatly lower their risk for developing these health problems.”

Health Issues Women Should Know About:

Attention to health of women has increased in the past decade. With increasing number of diseases and illnesses attributed to lifestyle changes and environmental causes, the need to adopt an ‘early diagnose, early treat’ approach has gained prominence in women health issues.

So from cancer to autoimmune diseases, and from depression to maternal health, some health issues that every women should be aware of.

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS):

During every woman’s menstrual cycle; along with cramps, muscle illness, tiredness and body ache, the frequent mood swings may be more serious than you think. If the pain and the depression is hitting you hard, you may be suffering from Premenstrual Dysphoric disorder which is a stronger form of PMS.

Maternal Health: 

Maternal care is just achieving due notice, the risks of infection and complication pre and post pregnancy are high. Maternal care involves healthy living during the entire nine months of pregnancy. More women die of insufficient healthcare during pregnancy than any other diseases. With growing awareness about maternal health, this number is less scary than it was a decade ago.

Depression and Mental Health:

Studies suggest that more women suffer from issues of mental health than men. Mental health includes depression, anxiety, insomnia, hypertension and hormonal problems.
Studies suggest that depression may hit women post pregnancy, due to some major life tragedy, and during menopause.
Depression is slowly being recognised as a disease.This is giving impetus to treatment of this disease.

Vaginal Infections:

If you have itchiness and swelling around your vagina, you may be falling prey to one of the most under-rated, yet major diseases affecting women. Vaginitis, which may be caused due to infections, uncomfortable clothing, sexual activity, or extreme illness, is a growing cause for concern.

Autoimmune Diseases:

In general, women have a stronger immune system than men. However, they are more susceptible to autoimmune diseases. These are a group of diseases that produce anti-bodies in your system and kill healthy tissues. The common symptoms of these diseases are fatigue, fever and dizziness.

Ovarian and Cervical Cancer:

Many people are not aware of the differences between ovarian and cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer originates in the lower uterus, while ovarian cancer starts in the fallopian tubes. While both conditions cause similar pain, cervical cancer also causes discharge and pain during intercourse.
While ovarian cancer presents extremely vague symptoms, the condition is very complex. Finally, Pap smears detect cervical but not ovarian cancer.

Breast Cancer:

Otherwise known as the C word. The presence of cancer in women has become increasingly prevalent. According to a recent report by the World Health Organisation, one in twelve women will develop cancer at some point in their life. This disease will especially be rampant in metro cities.
Two main types of cancers that are most commonly found are breast cancer and cervical cancer. So if you haven’t got your mother, sister or yourself by checked recently, book an appointment today. Early detection is the best way to beat cancer.