anxiety symptoms in women

Anxiety Symptoms in Women and Gender Differences in Anxiety Disorders

A racing heart, sweaty palms, a feeling of impending doom — all of these are anxiety symptoms in women. More women than ever experience an anxiety disorder at least once during their lifetimes. For some, coping with anxiety becomes a lifelong battle. More women than men experience anxiety, and researchers have identified multiple gender differences […] Read more…

what to know about low blood pressure in women

Low Blood Pressure in Women: What to Know

Most people mistakenly believe that only high blood pressure poses a serious health risk while low blood pressure presents less to no harm. While people typically desire to lower their blood pressure, excessively low blood pressure may indicate an underlying health issue. In rare instances, low blood pressure constitutes a medical emergency. And low blood […] Read more…

causes of copd in females: woman smoking

Causes of COPD in Females

More women die today of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men. Historically, however, medical professionals have failed to identify the causes of COPD in females, and therefore failed to diagnose many female cases of COPD. They mistakenly believed that men smoke more than women, and so they misdiagnosed the disease as something less serious, […] Read more…

Most common fibromyalgia symptoms in females

Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Females

Women’s pain continues to meet with major misunderstandings, even from medical professionals. Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, occurs mainly in females, yet little research exists explaining why fibromyalgia symptoms in females tend to show themselves more predominantly, and how fibromyalgia affects women differently. Common Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Females While gender bias in medical research persists, […] Read more…

Most Common Female Health Problems: eating disorders in women

Most Common Eating Disorders in Women

Poor body image takes its toll in many ways. A personal view of beauty doesn’t just affect thoughts or mood — it can also change our actions and destroy our self-care practices. In the worst cases, the way people perceive themselves can lead to serious health problems. Eating disorders in women affect body functions, long-term […] Read more…

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