Why focus on women’s health? Men get sick too. Aren’t we all the same?
On many levels yes, but on many others not so much. In addition to the differences between men and women much of the research that has been done over the last 50 years has targeted men in the sample groups or has had a disproportionate amount of men to women with the results being generally applied to both sexes. However, men’s and women’s bodies do function differently and we need to learn more specifically about the female body and keep them healthy.
When you begin to have the conversation with health care professionals I am always shocked that I never knew that or that there is a better way. There are many topics that seem to be taboo that we just don’t talk about or we laugh off as part of aging but seriously ladies we can do better. With that in mind, we are going to focus on women’s health issues over the next year through interactive talks with health care professionals specializing in women’s health.
I’m happy to kick off these talks with Mimosa’s and Menopause.