Women after menopause often suffer from osteoporosis
. Make sure you take
enough calcium in the form of milk and milk products as well as supplements of
calcium and vitamin D if recommended by your doctor.
Breast cancer and cervical cancer are two cancers
that commonly plague women. Both these cancers can be detected through simple
tests, that is, mammogram and Pap's smear respectively. Be sure that your tests
are up to date. The HPV
given to young girls can also help to prevent cervical
. • Heart
is quite common in women as well. Ensure that you eat a
nutritious diet which is low in saturated fat. Your exercise regimen will not
only keep your heart healthy, but will also keep your weight under control and
give you a general feeling of well-being.
If you are feeling excessively tired and fatigued
at the end of the day, do not ignore it. You could be suffering from thyroid
disease or anemia
Control your alcohol and smoking habits. Women
tend to get affected by alcohol more badly as compared to men. Smoking and
alcohol have an adverse effect on the baby, and are an absolute no-no during
and mood swings are quite common in woman. If you feel you cannot deal with it,
reach out for help. Strive to be independent - it will boost your self-esteem.
Get adequate sleep at night. After all, you should
be fresh enough to take on the next day!
Take care of your skin. Use a sunscreen to protect
your skin from the ultraviolet rays of the sun. Get a regular facial to keep
your facial skin toned. Treat the cracks of your feet before they worsen.
Drink adequate water. It will help to cleanse your
system and prevent repeated urinary tract infections, which are quite common in
Get your eyes checked at regular intervals
especially as you grow older.
Here's wishing every woman a Healthy and Happy Woman's