Women's Health – Top 10 Health Tips for Woman



top 10 health tips for women number 1 zap your stress the biggest issue I see and most of my patients is that they have too much on their plates and wanted to juggle it all stress can have significant health consequences from infertility to higher risks of depression anxiety and heart disease find the stress reduction method that works for you and stick with it number 2 stop dieting eating healthy doesn't mean you have to forego your favorite glass of wine or a piece of chocolate cake now and then the key is moderation get a mix of lean proteins healthy fats smart carbs and fiber number 3 don't add on calcium too much absorbed calcium can increase the risk of kidney stones and may even increase the risk of heart disease if you're under 50 shoot for 1,000 milligrams per day while over 50 women should be getting 1,200 milligrams per day mainly through diet about 3 servings of calcium rich foods such as milk salmon and almonds number 4 do more than cardio women need a mix of cardio and resistance or weight-bearing exercise at least three to five times a week to help prevent osteoporosis heart disease cancer and diabetes exercise also promotes good self-image which is really important to a woman's mental health number 5 think about fertility while many women have no problem getting pregnant in their late 30s and even into their early 40s a woman's fertility may start to decline as early as 32 so if you want to have kids talk to your doctor about options like freezing your eggs number 6 appreciate birth control birth control gets a bad rap but not only can it keep you from getting pregnant before you're ready studies show it can lower their risk of uterine and ovarian cancer as well as regulate your cycle number 7 see your doctor every year make sure you get a Pap test to check for cervical cancer every three years if you are 21 or older if you are thirty 65 you can get both a Pap test and HPV test every five years older than that you may be able to stop testing if your doctor says you are a low risk if you are sexually active and have a higher risk for STDs get tests for chlamydia gonorrhea and syphilis yearly take an HIV test at least once more frequently if you're at risk don't skip your yearly checkup your doctor needs to handling the assessment in other issues such as potential infection your need for contraception and sexual complaints number eight at good sex sex reduces stress and may lower the risk of chronic disease but only if you enjoy it if anything prevents you from sexual fulfillment as dryness or pain talk to your doctor to find a solution number 9 get more sleep sleep needs differ but if you have trouble getting out of bed and easily or have trouble concentrating you likely aren't getting enough recent studies suggest this can put you at greater risk of heart disease and psychological problems number ten consider genetic testing doctors can now screen people with a family history of breast cancer ovarian cancer and chronic diseases to assess their risk and then consider preventive measures talk to your doctor thank you for watching please subscribe for other videos

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