Although women and men suffer similarly from most diseases and medical problems, some health concerns are strictly feminine. Menstruation, pregnancy and menopause are normal aspects of a woman's reproductive life, but they can sometimes contribute to health problems such as:
Some health problems affect women in far greater numbers than men, including:
Our grandmothers had few remedies for what they called "female trouble", but advances in medicine mean that today's women can find relief and often cures for their feminine health problems. Talk to your family doctor, obstetrician, gynecologist or physical therapist about your health concerns.