Such factors can include her family, the relationships she has – her spiritual values and her work environment. Beyond this she is also affected by her position in the community. The reason why women’s health is different to men’s health is due to the fact that women react differently to disease.
The key to a woman improving her health lies in understanding the factors which affect her. The emphasis ought to be on preventative health and engaging in education on how best to have a healthy lifestyle.
In the past, life was very difficult for women. The ability to talk openly about various issues was difficult especially relative to reproduction. Society in those days was less open and there was an underlying fear of how a woman was viewed. Many women became mothers and wives at a very young age. There were many pregnancies some of which were wanted and others which were not.
Back then childbirth itself was challenging and many women died while giving birth.
Today things have changed dramatically; this of course depends on where you live in the world. These days’ women’s health issues are far more open and are readily discussed.
There is a lot of information out there which can provide for an enriching learning experience where each individual can benefit from a greater understanding of the issues involved.
There is so much information available on the subject of women’s health that shelves of bookstore space are now devoted to the subject. Women today can be proud of the fact that information, dialogue and discussion of reproductive disorders are freely available.
In the western world access to this information and the freedom to choose is of the utmost importance however even though all this information is available there are some topics which still remain in the shadows and without this information certain options remain limited.
Dietary information is very important to a woman’s well being. Women have specific nourishing requirements relative to their biochemistry. Optimal health will be directly affected by the nutrients provided by fats and proteins. For example fat-soluble vitamins are vital when it comes to nourishing the endocrine system and the reproductive organs.