Common Women Health Issues 4 MIN READ 246 VIEWS April 12, 2021

Some Common Women’s Health Issues And How To Deal With Them

Written By Jyoti Jaswal

Common Women's Health Issues

Men and women just aren’t the same physically and so is their health conditions.  Do you know what are the most common health issues that most women across the globe go through? You may be surprised. 

We ladies are so indulged in our work and family that we usually don’t pay any heed to our health, especially if we find small symptoms and try to get rid of them by doing self medication.  These are the most common mistakes that we do and this can lead to bigger problems.  The best way to avoid health issues is to go for regular check-up at least in a year and consult a physician to know more about your health and the medication that can prevent any health ailments. 

  1. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is one of the most common health issues that almost 90% of women across the globe faces. PCOS is an ovarian disease which causes the formation of small cysts on the ovaries and even bulging of the ovaries. This will lead to delay of menstrual cycle, growth of excess hair on the body, pimples, bloating, indigestion, increase in weight and much more.  This is a lifestyle disease and can be reduced or treated by making small and healthy changes in your lifestyle. Most health and wellness woman care centres will suggest you to consult a doctor for this problem and reduce weight. With proper medication, healthy diet and exercise this disease can easily be cured.

  1. Depression, stress and anxiety

Depression, stress and anxiety all come under mental health issues and no that doesn’t mean one is mentally unstable. These  are just common women’s health issues that can be due to constant pressure  that she faces while trying to meet everyone’s expectations. These problems can be a reason for fluctuation in her hormone levels, and can be a post/pre menopause symptom or due to PCOS or stress in her office/ home. There can be a lot of reasons that lead to mental health issues. The best way to prevent these problems is to take proper medication and  meditation. You must consult a psychiatrist or a therapist who deals with mental health issues. Also, try to spend more and more time with your friends and family and share your problems with them, this can also help to reduce your stress, depression and anxiety.

  1. Thyroid

Thyroid is another major health problem that is common in a lot of women around the world. This can either lead to huge weight gain or excessive weight loss along with other health conditions. Infact, most women also face problems while conceiving if they have thyroid. If you want to fall under the category of healthy women, then it is better to get yourself checked every year and know whether you have any thyroid issues or not.

  1. Pregnancy issues

If you are planning to conceive, then the first and foremost thing you should do is consult an obstetrician and know if you have any gynecological issues or not. Start your prenatal supplements under the guidance of your doctor and get all your tests done to avoid any unwanted circumstances. Once you conceive go for sonography and do all kinds of pregnancy care that your doctor suggests. Many women also face problems of depression after pregnancy that is called postpartum depression (which is quite common), this can also be avoided with proper care and treatment.

  1. Weakening of bones

Another most common problem faced by women especially above 30 years of age is weakening of bones.  A lot of women and health journals show that this can be majorly due to lack of nutrition and decrease of calcium in the body. If you feel pain in the joints and back, then you must consult an orthopedic doctor and get your calcium supplements or any other medications as soon as possible. 

  1. Cervical and breast cancer

A good percentage of women around the world face health issues that include cervical and breast cancer. Cancer is one of the most common women’s health problems that is not only painful but also can lead to death. Early detection can help to prevent cancer or at least reduce the pain of the patients. It is advisable to go for a pap smear test every year to avoid any such painful circumstances or get the treatment as early as possible.

  1. Overweight

Be it due to stress in job life or family, we ladies tend to take good care of ourselves. Unhealthy eating habits and not burning enough calories can lead to weight gain. This can again lead to N number of health disorders right from heart disease, PCOS, arthritis to osteoporosis.  Keep a check on your weight, do regular exercise, eat healthy, take help of herbal supplements and seek the advice of a nutritionist. 

  1. Acne and pimples

Acne and pimples are the worst enemies of every teenage girl. This is one the most common ladies problems that can sometimes be really painful. Some of the major issues that cause acne and pimples are imbalance of hormones and unhealthy food habits. Try to heat healthy, less spicy, less fried, drink more water, use herbal or homemade face packs like neem, chandan, etc. Also, if the problem still prevails you should consult a dermatologist to know the correct procedure of treatment.
Conclusion: These are some of the most common health issues that most women in this world go through. If you feel you have any of these women health issues or any other health problem, then it is better to consult a doctor without delaying much. There are a lot of health issues that can be easily prevented and cured with proper medical support and care. Stay healthy and take proper care of yourself.

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