Working women have increased with time. However, their health woes have increased as well, due to the hard lifestyle. Take a look:
1. Depression. Its main symptoms are: filing to focus, feeling upset and down, needing energy and loosing appetite.
Studies have shown that women are more likely to face depression that the other gender. Some reasons are that they face difficult event all through their lives, on a daily basis: miscarriages, hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, post-pregnancy hormonal variations, and menopause.
Therefore, women must seek for having a stable lifestyle, without forgetting about their hobbies, their friends and the things they like to do. Most importantly, when a woman spots that she is having the symptoms of depression, it is better to consult a doctor.
2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome. After we eat, our intestine muscles contract and relax to force the food to enter into the digestive tract. According to specialists, stress can cause the increase of these contractions and relaxation processes which forces the food in a rapid way into the digestive tract. This is an unusual activity that doesn’t allow the food to be digested fully and properly. Therefore, it causes cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation.
Symptoms for women get worse due to the variations of hormones on a monthly basis. This is why women must monitor the food they eat in order to recognize what triggers the symptoms: food or medication.
3. Acute Sinusitis
When women tend to work for long hours and don’t get good-night sleep, their immune system gets affected, and therefore sinuses are more likely to get infected. This causes lack of sleep, loss of smell, lack of focus… If these symptoms appeared for less than a week, it is called the acute sinusitis. Hormonal fluctuations cause women to be more likely affected by the sinusitis.
Women therefore should track their levels of stress and eat grains and fruits in order to raise their immunity. Most of all, they should exercise 3 times a week. It is really necessary.
4. Irregular menstruation. Stress, hard work, poor sleep and loosing weight rapidly are all factors that lead the body to go through the energy conservation mode; our brain starts refraining from sending signals to the ovaries, therefore, women stop ovulating.
Therefore, women, when stressed and exhausted, should go on vacations or take a break. They should also watch out for their diet and make sure they eat balanced meals.