A Brief Note On Improving Women 's Health

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Improving Women 's Health
Christine Graves
Wilmington University

Abstract

Improving Women 's Health
Considering women’s health issues more than annual PAP smears and pregnancy checks could be the key factor to improving women’s health (Kendig, 2014, p. 37). There are several ways to help improve healthy living. For instance local clinics, practices, communities, and organizations are always eager to assist. Possibly researching The Office on Women’s Health, a division of the federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) could build on the effort of coordinating a comprehensive women’s health agenda (Drugay, 2000, p. 177). Help is available to anyone interested in the practice of prevention, when it involves her health. But is the problem with us as women neglecting ourselves or could it be the hoops we must jump through in order to get the proper help needed? The food we eat, the alcohol we drink, sleep deprivation, and lack of exercise or leading sedentary lives are all areas women could refine. In order to improve our health, we as women need to take care in maintaining a healthier lifestyle, beginning with preventing obesity (Baheiraei, Mirghafourvand, Mohammadi, Mohammad-Alizadeh Charandabi, & Nedjat, 2013, p. 410). Many women are being diagnosed with medical conditions such as Heart Disease (CVD), Cancer (CA), Cerebrovascular Diseases (Stroke) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). These diseases can be prevented if women…
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