Although we (women) are known for our ability to have everything under control, there are certain diseases that affect us more women than men. Many of them can be planned and treated, so that we can take in the sights.
10 Diseases that affect women the most
- Chronic diseases in which the immune system attacks healthy tissues and causes damage to the skin and joints. Symptoms include headaches, fatigue and swelling of the joints.
- Bladder inflammation, caused by the bacterium Escherichia coli. Symptoms are burning during urination and the need to urinate frequently.
- Depression. It is partly explained for biological reasons, because during menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth and menopause, many women experience hormonal fluctuations, affecting their mood. It is also believed that because women live longer, they experience loneliness.
- It’s believed that hormones have a high participation in this disease (depression) and in the premenstrual period and pregnancy is presented with greater severity. At menopause respiratory function you decrease, favoring the symptoms of respiratory diseases
- Bone disease, which makes them more fragile as they are becoming more porous and air are inside. It’s because women have lower bone density so more quickly lose mass as they age.
- Cardiovascular diseases. Burning sensation in the upper abdomen, dizziness, sweating and upset stomach. Because they don’t feel the typical pain in the left chest and arm paralysis, many do not know they are suffering a heart attack and when they are finally diagnosed, the disease is already advanced.
- Rheumatoid arthritis. Disease that affects the joints, causing swelling, stiffness and pain in the area. It is autoimmune, meaning that the immune system attacks the tissues. It is treated with medications for pain and swelling. In severe cases you can resort to surgery.
- Irritable bowel syndrome. Disorder that affects the large intestine, causing cramps and constipation. Since their symptoms worsen during menstruation it is believed that hormones play an important role in its development.
- Multiple sclerosis. Central nervous system disease, caused because the body’s immune cells attack the nervous system, damaging the myelin sheath. The symptoms range from fatigue and muscle paralysis to paralysis and loss of vision.
- Celiac Diseases. It’s genetic and damages the small intestine, affect the ability of absorption of nutrients. It is triggered by eating foods that contain gluten. It produces various gastrointestinal problems and affect reproductive capacity if an adequate diet is not followed.