Our body keeps a lot of secrets, including those related to our health.
Experts told about the most common women’s diseases and their symptoms.
1. Migraine: pain that appears in adolescence
According to the world health organization (who), women suffer from migraines (severe headaches) in 2 times more often than men. The pain is prolonged, intense and often repetitive.
Migraine is probably the most common women’s ailments. But the majority of traditional drugs that affect the arteries, do not solve the problem.
Migraine has nothing to do with hormonal problems or stress.
Recent scientific studies show that the cause of migraine is hypersensitivity of nerve fibers.
In addition, we should not forget about the genetic factor. It is known that this disease affects the nervous system, and is currently undergoing various studies with the aim of finding more effective treatments.
Migraine in women appears at an early age. You can often find 11-year-old girls suffering from incessant headaches.
The pain is intense, throbbing, and usually concentrated in one side of the head. It may cause dizziness, vomiting and even hallucinations.
Migraine usually shows up 4 times in a month. Sometimes after a few years it can disappear, as suddenly as it had appeared.
2. Allergies: what most often affects women
Interesting, but Allergy is also more female trouble than men. We just don’t always “notice”, do not attach importance to the symptoms, if they are not too obvious and do not cause strong discomfort.
From gluten intolerance suffer are mostly women (70% of all patients).
In addition, it should be noted that women are more in contact with different chemical substances. And cosmetics, and various cleaning products often cause allergic reactions.
What are the symptoms you need to keep in mind?
Pay attention to how responsive your skin and eyes to different types of cosmetics.
Sensation of dryness in the throat and watery eyes are also a sign of the presence of any allergies.
Symptoms associated with pollen, dust and other elements that occur, typically in the morning.
It is also important to follow the digestion. Sometimes flatulence, bloating or constant discomfort in the abdomen after eating may be associated with intolerance of any product.
3. Irritable bowel syndrome is more common in women
Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, which causes inflammation and pain in the abdomen. This condition is accompanied by alternating constipation, diarrhea, which, of course, “brings us down” for some time.
The exact cause of irritable bowel syndrome is presently unknown. However, frequently this condition develops during prolonged stress, nervous stress or due to hormonal changes in the body.
What are the symptoms of irritable bowel should be aware of?
The first time this disease makes itself felt in the age from 15 to 25 years.
It’s not just feeling sick, indigestion or gastritis. This is an intense, localized pain in the region of the colon, which then “overflows” around the belly.
There is a feeling of nausea, burning. Occurs flatulence. The pain comes and goes and can last for a few days.
4. Breast cancer
Breast cancer is also one of the most common among women disease. In recent years greatly increased the number of patients with lung cancer and colon cancer, so it is very important not to neglect regular medical check-UPS.
What are the symptoms it is important to consider?
Examine your Breasts. Many of us learn easy method of palpation to detect a small seal or nodules. But often we don’t pay attention to the small dimples.
It is important to identify changes in the skin in the chest area: this can be some irregularities, strange texture, the presence of “grooves”, the color changes.
In addition, if someone in your family has already been diagnosed with breast cancer, it is important to begin annual checkups at the age of 40 years (it is advisable to do mammography).
5. Depression, the faithful companion of a certain age
According to the world health organization, depression affects more than 350 million people worldwide and this is largely women.
Depression is a silent, “asymptomatic” disease that occurs in certain periods of life. There is an important aspect that you need to consider:
Women have much more psychological strategies to cope with depression. They can ask for help, to vent their emotions and thus be freed to Express their concerns through communication and become more open with others.
Symptoms of depression:
The lack of energy.
Constantly in a bad mood.
Sadness and negative thoughts.
Physical fatigue and musculoskeletal pain.
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