Well, I’ve been writing and informing you about the women’s health problems for some time now and still that is what I have in mind today. Hopefully, I was able to inform you about general facts on Women’s Health and some major problems dealt by women around the globe. Let’s talk about something simple, something that perhaps more women tend to experience in their health, something not to panic about but also not to disregard. These are simple matters that still matters because whatever a woman may feel within and around her matters.
Yes, I’ve mentioned in my previous articles about the major women’s health problems; Heart disease, breast cancer, osteoporosis, depression, and autoimmune diseases. However, those big problems start as simple and yet uncomplicated ones that are either neglected or get paranoid about. At this case, being paranoid would have been preferred if it ends up solving the problem as soon as possible. Knowledge is always the key towards good body and doesn’t have any women’s health problems. Knowing why you are feeling that way and what causes it provides you with means to cure it and to prevent it.
If you are experiencing constipation, diarrhea, bloating, and slight abdominal pain especially during sex, you might be having the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBR). Is a kind of women’s health problems that can be brought by either psychological or physical factors. Stress or reaction to body in a food can cause unusual reaction to your body. To cure this, better check with a doctor for proper prescription of medicine. If stress was the cause, try to relax and avoid too much thinking.
Cervicitis is an inflammation of the cervix. Cervix is the fleshly projection in the topmost part of the vagina. It can be observed with slight vaginal bleeding and possible pain during sexual intercourse. How to know if it’s swollen? It is inspected using the speculum to see the cervix. Normally, inflammation is brought by different germs like chlanydia, trichomonas, and neisseria. This normally occurs as reaction towards foreign bodies such as contracepitive cap, tampons, tail of an IUD coil. Normally, antibiotics are enough to cure inflammation but for severe cases, laser therapy, and cryotherapy (freezing) can be used.
It’s not necessary to panic when you find lumps in your breast. There are benign breast lumps or fibrocystic disease or fibroadenosis . These are not really disease and are considered normal and can be accounted due to hormones. This occur commonly on women under age 30 and if just let it be, may disappear after 2 years. Cysts are smooth mobile lumps commonly occur to woman aging 40-50 and may be painful. These lumps may be determined through ultrasound. So it’s not necessary to panic but also not to disregard. It is very advisable to consult a doctor when lumps are detected.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects ovulation and menstrual flow. This makes women difficult to get pregnant. This can start as early as teenage years. It can be accounted to hormonal imbalance of the female hormone and is usually manifested by acne, growth of hair at the face and body, irregular periods, depression, weight gain and difficulty in losing weight. Proper medication can be acquired by seeking advice from your doctor.
Normally to occur on reproductive years of women and roughly 6-10% of women would have such disease. Endometriosis is a kind of women’s health problems that occurs when cells from the lining of the womb (uterus) grow in other areas of the body. This can lead to pain, irregular bleeding, and problems getting pregnant. This is said to be very common to women but still have unsolved mystery to discover. Treatment for this disease depends on age, severity of disease and if you still want to have babies. If early stage, exercise and different relaxation exercise will do, others will include pills for hormonal medication to prevent severity, medication for pain, or surgery of infected area.
Many women suffer depression due to small breast. Basically, having small breast can be genetic or hormonal imbalance. As such case, small breast not only cause intimidation and also it would be difficult to breast feed with such small breast. Surgery and application of supplements are used to enlarge the breast. It’s not really detrimental.
Women are very prone to inflammation in the bladder known as cystitis. Cystitis is urine infection caused by the attachment of bacteria Escherichia coli to the lining of the urinary bladder. There are several types of cystitis and the treatment would be based on it. Proper medication of a doctor is the key to cure such disease. Drinking ample amount of water and preventing foods that are hard for the bladder such as alcohol, high-salt foods and others will help you prevent infection in the bladder.
Women undergo different changes in their life from birth, going to childhood, adolescence, womanhood and adulthood. As women reach menopausal stage, 70% of the normal estrogen production is reduced. Estrogen plays an important role in helping the bone absorb and retain calcium. It also influences the cholesterol level by increasing the so called ‘good cholesterol’ (HDL) and decreasing the LDL known as the ‘bad cholesterol’. To prevent diseases caused by the decrease in estrogen, Menopause Hormone therapy (MHT) and Phytoestrogens (plant hormones) are used to monitor and replace hormone loss. Among the two, phytoestrogen is more suggested such that it has not known to cause any side effects to the body.
Normally, women’s health problems depend on their culture, lifestyles and surroundings such that it is normal to find different problems in different country. There are other ailments such as eating disorders, bartholinitis, labiaplasty, abdominal pains and others. Bear in mind that these are common women health problems that if detected earlier are easier to cure. No need to panic for it will not really cause death unless unattended and made severe. Still the best way to prevention is proper nutrition, physical exercise, ample amount of rest and cleanliness. Still, exposing yourself to different foreign materials may also boost your immune system as it provides an antigen for them. Just know yourself and how your body works. Human instinct may help you determine what is good and bad for you. Technology is continuing to provide means to aid in curing different disease. All you have to do consult a doctor for proper guidance. They are there and would always be willing to help.