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Most Common Women Health issues

Most Common Women Health issues

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Most Common Women Health issues

Women have unique Health issues. It includes various types of Cancers, Hormonal Diseases, Depression, Rheumatic Diseases, Anaemia, and Infectious Diseases & Cardiovascular Diseases. Healthy diet which includes nuts, green vegetables, fruits and regular workout can prevent cancer, cardiovascular diseases.

Cancer

Among women, the most common cancers are Breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and uterine cancer. Most Common risk factor for all cancers in women is Family History.

Breast Cancer

Risk factors like Obesity, Alcoholism, Family History, not Breastfeeding, Lack of Exercise.

Ovarian Cancer

Risk Factors like Late Menopause, Endometriosis, and Childbirth after the age of 35.

Uterine Cancer

Risk Factors like increasing age, Hypertension, Diabetes, Family history, Menstrual Monotherapy.

Hormonal Diseases

It includes PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism.

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

Symptoms Include Excess Hair growth, Acne, Mood swings, Irregular Menses, High Testosterone level. Risk factors like Obesity, Family History. PCOS mostly saw with Hypothyroidism.

Thyroid Disorders

It includes Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism.

Hypothyroidism Symptoms

Dry Hair, Arthritis, Cold, weight Gain and Constipation, Fatigue. Risk Factor is family History and Obesity.

Hyperthyroidism Symptoms

Heat intolerance, sweating, Bulging Eyes, Tremors, weight loss

Depression

It is the most common mental illness. Low mood and depression can be seen in Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Postpartum Depression is seen in Women after child birth.

Rheumatic Diseases

It is inflammation of connective tissue. It mostly affects Bones, Joints, Tendons, Ligaments, and Muscles. Rheumatic diseases mostly affect Spine. Risk factors include Alcoholism, Smoking, Obesity, Vitamin D deficiency.

Anaemia

Iron Deficiency anaemia is the most common type of anaemia in women. Causes include Menstruation, Lactation, Malnutrition, limited Diet & Vitamin C deficiency. Symptoms of Iron Deficiency Anaemia are Brutal nails, Fatigue, infections, Pale Skin.

Infectious Diseases

It includes HIV/AIDS, Syphilis, Hep B and Hep C. These diseases can lead to serious complications.

Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in both men and women.

Myocardial infarction/Heart Attack

Symptoms include discomfort in the left side of the jaw, Neck. Light headedness, Nausea, and Vomiting, Pain in left arms, High Blood Pressure.

How to reduce cardiovascular Diseases

Eat healthy Diet which includes fruits and veggies, Quit smoking and alcohol, Exercise regularly, Maintain Healthy weight.

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