Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Women's Health Care: Crucial Improvements In The Treatment Of The Issues

It is important that women keep themselves up to date with the latest advances in women's health. Keeping themselves well versed with all the information and services that are currently available. Advances in our knowledge of women's health has shown us now that women and men differ greatly on physiological basis and therefore need to be looked at different when considering treatments.

Our attention should be drawn to the primary areas of concern for all women such as reproductive health, heart disease, female cancers and diet.

Diet is an easy way to avoid some of the biggest killers around today. Most people suffering from heart disease are doing so primarily because they have been partaking in poor diet and little or no exercise. Other conditions such as infertility and diabetes are also brought about by poor diet. Changing this aspect of your lifestyle is vitally important if you wish to avoid the aforementioned conditions and stay healthy.

Female cancers have seen some success in treatments and diagnostics over the past few years, Breast cancer now has a better survival rate than ever before with early diagnosis up by 2 percent.

The same however cannot be said about ovarian cancer, which by nature has always been much harder to detect. It has very ambiguous and non-specific symptoms such as excess gas production, pelvic fullness and changes in weight. These symptoms are linked with various illnesses but should be discussed with your GP.

Heart disease is actually modern societies biggest killer of women and men but it is much more likely to kill a woman than a man therefore it is of utmost importance that women keep a careful eye on all heart disease triggers. As mentioned earlier diet and exercise and of course not smoking play a massive part ion combating this disease.

Women's reproductive health has undergone some huge advances in recent years. There are new birth control pills on the market now which administer low doses of hormone over 84 days which means a woman only bleeds 4 times a year in comparison with monthly. There is also the choice of either an intramuscular injection or patch to prevent pregnancy.

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