Too many women have a bad habit of only going to the doctor when something is wrong. Women who are wives, mothers, and leaders at work are accustomed to putting others first and prioritize their health after all their other tasks are completed. Even if you haven’t been to the doctor in years, it’s never too late to take control of your health. Here are some of the easiest ways for you to get your health back on track.
Being a woman comes with its own set of perks as well as its own set of challenges, particularly when it comes to women’s health. Our intricate reproductive systems should be closely monitored for abnormalities as many women are unfamiliar with the signs that could indicate a possible health issue or condition. If one of your goals for this year is to take charge of your health, here are 18 issues specific to women that you should know about.
No one likes public toilets, especially in those situations when you’re using it after someone else and the seat is still warm. They’re often associated with unhygienic places, being dirty, smelly, and a breeding ground for diseases. Most people are glad when they see a hand dryer as they don’t have to touch one of those icky cloth towels you access via a rotary dispenser. But, what if you found out these hand dryers might not be as hygienic as you think?
COPD is the name for a group of diseases that affect the airflow into our lungs. It encompasses a variety of diseases, but the three most common sub-groups are chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and refractory asthma. All of these diseases are different, but have a lot of things in common, including the fact that they will all continue to get worse over time and are incurable. There are things that you can do to mitigate the damage from COPD, but you cannot reverse damage once it has occurred. If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with COPD, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some facts your doctor may not have told you.
Although the statistics are chilling, we should feel fortunate because for all the women that are affected, there are an equal number who have been galvanized into action. Many foundations and fundraisers continue to pour money into the search for a cure and marshal their resources into supporting women who are either undergoing treatment or are in recovery. Many top fashion brands have gotten in on the action too, donating money and raising awareness of the cause through their products, especially during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
As a female living in today’s society, trying to find a birth control method that best suits you and your busy lifestyle can seem like a daunting task. The good news is, there are a plethora of options at your fingertips when it comes to preventing pregnancy and more; however, trying to figure out which form to proceed with can feel overwhelming.
The keto diet has actually been around for over a century, but in recent years, this low carb/high fat nutrition plan has been gaining traction. Studies are showing that it is not only a highly effective weight loss method, but that it can also lead to numerous other health benefits that may surprise you.