Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men

Women with this condition find that their sleep will be affected more than if they were suffering with any other chronic illness. Women have a number of hormone changes throughout their lives, for example through puberty, pregnancy and the menopause.
Environment also plays an important part in how long, and how well, you live. Perhaps as much as 70%. That's good news - meaning behavior changes toward a healthier lifestyle can have quite an impact.

Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women. In women, the condition is responsible for about 29% of deaths. Yet death in itself isn't the biggest problem for women with heart disease. The real trouble is in premature death and disability. There are far too many dying of heart disease in their 60s.

During many stages throughout their life women have to contend with a whole host of different hormonal changes. The most common and frequent is the premenstrual cycle, which affects women on a monthly basis. This is commonly accompanied by the condition premenstrual syndrome, or as its better known, PMS. At this time of the month when a woman is nearing her cycle the body is, in some cases, in a state of hormonal turmoil.

More people are suffering from high or low blood sugar levels these days. This may be related to stress, poor diet, hereditary factors and/or lack of exercise. The numbers keep growing.