Let’s, Welcome 2021 with good health

Women’s health is a diverse field that requires much attention. Access to Health-care was previously limited for women. However, in recent times, things have drastically changed. Healthy eating habits and exercise leads to a quality and prolonged life. This is of particular importance to women as they tend to ignore healthcare due to house chores, work, busy schedules etcetera. However, with the onset of 2021, this mindset needs to change. This will pave the way for a healthier and better lifestyle.

  • Keep your heart healthy: Heart diseases are common, especially when people age. Proper exercise is essential for keeping your heart healthy. Besides that, exercise also helps to maintain proper mental and physical health. Thirty minutes of workout or any physical movement for at least four days a week is essential. Aerobic and cardio exercises such as jogging, swimming, dancing, or simply walking will help to a great extent. This is of particular importance to women post-menopause.
  • Maintain a balanced diet– A proper diet plan includes nutritious meals. It must include an appropriate amount of vitamins, minerals, various nutrients etcetera. Always avoid unhealthy, fast, and packaged food products. They contain an inappropriate amount of unhealthy fats, calories, sugar, and salt. The ideal balanced diet should include whole grains, vegetables, and fruits, beans, dairy products containing less fat, fresh fish and meat, nuts, seeds, olive oil etcetera. Eating unhealthy food increases the risk of problems such as cancer, cardiac diseases, diabetes etcetera.
  • Maintain a healthy sex life- A healthy sexual life is essential for a woman. It is because there are a lot of issues such as unwanted pregnancy, low sex drive etcetera.  Young Women need to follow a different set of rules than older women for maintaining a healthy sexual life. Their primary concern is the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, birth control methods for preventing unwanted pregnancy, routine healthcare checkups for diagnosis of any STDs, pelvic exams etcetera.

For older women, sex-life issues are comparatively different. This might include lower libido, that is lower sexual urges, painful or uncomfortable sex, improper response to sexual stimulus, etcetera.

Thus, it is essential to have a healthy sex life. It is because healthy sex helps prevent cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and high blood pressure.

Healthy mental health– Mental Health is of equal importance as physical health. Women have to deal with countless responsibilities in their day-to-day life due to which they have stress. Stress causes a lot of problems, which, if prolonged, results in serious issues. Stress can be relieved with the help of techniques such as yoga, therapy, exercise, meditation, and rest.

This pandemic time is extremely stressful, and thus extra care is required for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Routine checkups and taking care of yourself should be your ultimate resolution of 2021. Women have always been at a lower pedestal since proper healthcare access has always been out of reach for them. Mothers, house-wives, professional workers need to attend to their mental and physical health to achieve a healthy life and prevent diseases or other issues. Let’s welcome this new year with quality and healthy lifestyle.

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