Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings.
Women and men also have many of the same health problems. But these problems can affect women differently. For example,
Women are more likely to die following a heart attack than men
Women are more likely to show signs of depression and anxiety than men
The effects of sexually transmitted diseases can be more serious in women
Osteoarthritis affects more women than men
Women are more likely to have urinary tract problems