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Main Function of The Cardio Vascular System in Supplying Energy to The Cells

  • To transport the simple materials (broken down food) that transfers from the digestive system into the adjacent capillaries to the liver and body cells via the blood stream driven by the pumping action of the heart.

 

The Cardiovascular System – An Over View

  • The heart is a muscle that acts like a pump.
  • The heart forces the blood around the body through a system of blood vessels.
  • These blood vessels are arteries, veins and capillaries.
  • Blood carries dissolved oxygen to the body cells.
  • At the same time blood removes the waste products of cellular respiration (water and carbon dioxide)
  • The blood also distributes heat, hormones, nutrients, salts, enzymes and urea around the body.

 

 

The Structure of The Heart

  • The adult heart is the size of a fist.
  • The heart is in the thoracic cavity between the 2 lungs and is protected by the rib cage.
  • The heart is surrounded by a tough membrane called the pericardium which contains a thin layer of fluid that prevents friction.
  • The heart is a double pump.
  • The heart has four chambers – two atria and two ventricles.
  • The walls of these chambers are mainly made of specialised heart muscle called myocardium.
  • During each heartbeat both of the atria squeeze (contract), first to pump blood into the ventricles.
  • Then both ventricles contract to pump blood out of the heart into the arteries.
  • There are one-way valves between the atria and ventricles and between the ventricles and the large arteries coming from the heart.
  • The valves make sure that when the atria or ventricles contract, the blood flows in the correct direction.
  • The right side of the heart pumps deoxygenated blood from the veins into the lungs.
  • The left side of the heart pumps oxygenated blood from the lungs to the body.
  • The 2 sides are completely separated by the septum.
  • The blood passes twice through the heart in any one cycle – double circulation.
  • Veins enter the atria, Arteries leave the ventricles.
  • The circulation to and from the lungs is known as pulmonary circulation.
  • Arteries are blood vessels that leave the heart, veins are blood vessels that enter the heart.
  • There are 2 pulmonary arteries that supply blood to each lung.
  • There are 4 pulmonary veins that bring the oxygenated blood back into the hearts left atrium.
  • The main artery that leaves from the heart to the body is the aorta.
  • The main vein that enters the heart from the body is the vena cava. The vena cava has two branches. The superior vena cava supplies blood from the head and neck. The inferior vena cava supplies blood from the rest of the body.
  • It is important that blood only flows in one direction. Therefore, there are sets of values between the atria and the ventricle. Tricuspid – Right hand side. Bicuspid -Left hand side. Before the muscle in the ventricle fully contracts papillary muscles contract pulling on these thin flaps of skin (cusps vales) using tendinous cords ( like ropes) to hold them in place and stop the back flow of blood.
  • The pulmonary artery (to the lungs) and the aorta (to the body) also have vales. These are called semi-lunar valves because of their half-moon like shape. These stop the blood flowing backwards into the ventricle. They are sometimes called the pulmonary and aortic valves.
  • Murmurs are the result of disturbed blood flow. Some are related to disease. Murmurs are the sound of blood swishing around.
  • The walls of the heart and made of cardiac muscles.
    • The atria walls are much thinner as they rely on gravity to draw blood in and release it into the ventricle.
    • The right-hand ventricle wall is thick as it must pump the blood up to the lungs.
    • The left hand ventricle wall is the thickest as it must pump blood a further distance to the whole body.

 

 

The Cardiac Cycle

  • The cardiac cycle is a series of events that take place in the heart during 1 heartbeat.
  • The cardiac cycle is about 0.8 seconds at an average person’s normal resting beats per minute heart rate. This speed up to about 0.5 seconds when you are doing exercise and have more beats per minute to supply blood to your bodies muscles more rapidly.
  • The correct terms for cardiac muscle relaxing is diastole and the tensing is called systole.
  • The heart is never empty of blood.

 

Process:

  1. Both atria contract forcing blood into ventricles due to pressure.
  2. Ventricles bursting with blood and increased pressure – causing atrio-ventricular valves shut. (first heart sound)
  3. Muscle in the ventricular walls begin to contract. Pressure on blood inside the ventricles rises. These forces open the semi lunar valves in the aorta and pulmonary artery open.
  4. The ventricular contraction causes the blood to be forced into the aorta and pulmonary artery. The elastic walls in these arteries begin to stretch.
  5. The ventricular muscles start to relax. The blood falls backwards catching the semilunar valves and making them close. (the second heart sound)
  6. Because the ventricular walls have relaxed the atrio-ventricular valves have pushed open by the blood that has been filling the aorta. And blood rushes in. – THE NEXT CYCLE BEGINS.

 

 

 

 

 

Heart Rate and Stroke Volume

Cardiac Output – The amount of blood expelled from heart in 1 minute.

Stroke Volume – The volume of blood forced out the heart in one heart beat

Heart rate – Number of beats counted in 1 minute

 

Cardiac Output = Stroke Volume x Heart Rate

 

 

Control of The Cardiac Cycle

The heart is controlled by the automic nervous system and it’s two branches – symphetic and parasymphatic nervous system.

Symphatic – Speeds up heart rate due to work, stress and fear. (largely affected by the hormone adrenaline produced in fight or flight response)

Parasymphatic – Calms heart rate and output down after a period of stress and also during periods of peace and contentment.

 

 

 

Blood Pressure

  • Blood pressure is the force that blood exerts on the walls of the blood vessels.
  • It is measured using a sphygmomanometer.
  • Systolic blood pressure is the pressure when ventricles are contracting.
  • Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure when the ventricles are relaxed and filling
  • Blood pressure is usually written as = systolic/diastolic.
  • A healthy adults blood pressure is 120/80
  • Blood pressure is highest in the blood vessels near the heart – medium sizer arteries and arterioles put up resistance slowing the blood pressure.

 

 

 

Blood Vessels

Arteries and arterioles

  • Arteries leave the heart and supply smaller vessels (arterioles) which go on to supply the smallest blood vessel – capillaries.
  • Arteries usually carry oxygenated blood, the exception being the pulmonary and umbilical arteries (baby).
  • Arterioles provide a network of blood vessels that supply the capillaries.
  • In doing this, the blood incurs resistance and the blood pressure drops.
  • Arteries and arterioles are lined by endothelium (simple squamous epithelial tissue) and has a thick muscular coat.
  • The lumen (central hole) is round.

 

Capillaries

  • They are supplied with blood by the arterioles.
  • Their walls are a single cell thick.
  • Body cells are never far from capillaries.
  • Body cells rely on capillaries for oxygen and nutrients.
  • Tissue fluid is draw out of the arterial ends of the capillaries. (containing oxygen and nutrients)
  • Tissue fluid re-enters the venous ends of the cappilaries and takes the waste products of metabolic activities in the body cells back. E.g. water and CO2

 

 

Venules and Veins

  • Venules are small veins supplied by capillaries and are feed into veins.
  • Limb veins contain valves to assist blood flow back to the heart because the blood pressure has dropped so much.
  • Veins have a much thinner muscular coat than arteries (less pressure to withstand)
  • Veins have more fibrous tissue that arteries and oval lumen.
  • Blood pressure is low in veins and venules.
  • Generally veins carry de-oxygenated blood with the exception of the pulmonary (lung) and umbilical (baby) arteries.

 

 

 

Pulmonary and Systemic Circulations

Pulmonary Circulation

  • Consists of pulmonary arteries that supply blood to the lungs with de oxygenated blood from the left ventricle of the heart. And the pulmonary veins that bring oxygenated blood from the lungs into the left atrium of the heart.

Systemic Circulation

  • All blood vessels not involved in pulmonary circulation.
  • Each organ has a Venus and arterial supply that brings blood in and drains it away again.

 

 

Structure and Function of Blood

RED BLOOD CELLS CARRY O2 + CO2

PLASMA HAS CERTAIN NUTRIENTS DISOLVED IN IT

 

BLOOD IN GENERAL

Functions of Blood

  • supplying oxygen andnutrients to tissues
  • Removing waste from tissues
  • Transportinghormones and other signals throughout the body
  • Regulating body pH and core body temperature.
  • Part of the immune response

 

Structure

  • Blood is composed of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. – It is the red blood cells that transport oxygen and carbon dioxide
  • It is a type of connective tissue
  • Red blood cells are within the plasma. Plasma is mainly water in which things dissolve

 

 

 

 

PLASMA

Plasma is mainly water in which substances such as nutrients, enzymes, hormones, glucose, amino acids and gasses are transported.

 

RED BLOOD CELLS

Red blood cells (Erythrocytes) are very small cells with elastic membranes to fit through capillaries. They have no nucleus to make more room / space. They have a bi-concave shape to increase surface area for greater exposure to oxygen. They are packed full of haemoglobin. This is a protein that carries oxygen. When it is saturated it forms oxyhaemoglobin (bright red) when it is low in oxygen it is haemoglobin (dark red).

 

PLATLETS

Platelets are broken bone marrow (megakaryocytes) cells. They coagulate by clumping together and clotting blood vessels temporarily at the injury site- avoiding blood loss. It is part of the immune response. These are also biconcave shaped with no nucleus. However, they are about 20% of the size of a red blood cell – they are broken cells not whole ones.

 

WHITE BLOOD CELLS

Granulocytes (Also known as polymorphs, neutrophils and phagocytes) contain granules in their cytoplasm and a lobed nucleus. They change their shape to engulf foreign materials and bacteria – phagocytosis.

Lymphocytes are smaller cells with round nuclei and clear cytoplasm. The assist the production of antibodies. Antigens are shapes found on the surface of disease-causing microbes. The body uses these marker shapes and produces antibodies to neutralise antigens and stop microbes multiplying. They can then be phagocytosed by the granulocytes.

Monocytes are larger white blood cells than lymphocytes. They have a large round nuclei and clear cytoplasm. They like granulocytes can perform phagocytosis.

 

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Tips to practise self care 

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So self care has been something that I’ve been trying to get into since I discovered it, which was very recently. Self care has unfortunately never come naturally to me at all, I can be a very self destructive person. Whilst its just instinct for my boyfriend to shut himself away and make some nice food and play a video game when he feels a bit stressed, when I feel a bit stressed it seems to be instinct to lose any sort of structured eating pattern, keep myself busy for 14 hours a day and stay up working myself to death late enough that I’ll be a zombie the next day. As oppose to caring for myself, I seem to find it comes much more naturally to be very harsh towards myself, which is obviously not healthy.

So seeing as self care is so alien to me I thought I would try a few physical methods in order to feel something and get the ball rolling.

 

Face/hair masks

This is the sort of thing which feels good for no other dumb reason than it just feels good. Even though it isn’t essential, you cant deny that it feels good to spend 20 minutes with a face mask on or some kind of deep conditioner in your hair, and you know that you feel lovely after too. Pampering yourself like this will start to make you believe that you are worth pampering, and therefore raise your sense of self worth.

Approve of your reflection

I completely understand how difficult it is to deal with having a terrible relationship with your body image, but a huge self care step is to love what your body looks like, no matter how it looks. When you look in the mirror, even if internally you cringe, tell yourself that you love what you see. Tell yourself that you look great, you look fucking fierce, look at all the things you love about your body! Think about what you get compliments on, and just let yourself love yourself. Fake it til you make it.

Celebrate everything

You just finished a week of double shifts, you finally hit 500 Instagram followers, your project deadline was today and the damned thing was finally over. These may seem like irrelevant victories, and in the grander scheme of things yeah they’ll be pretty forgettable, but celebrate it anyway. Make a nice dinner, go for a drink with someone you love, put aside the chores and watch a film instead, treat yourself. Its important to recognise when you’ve done something that you can be proud of with some sort of positive external acknowledgement.

(celebrating something or other with papa) 

Eat three meals a day.

This might just be me, but when I’m under a lot of pressure my appetite disappears and food becomes my last priority. If I dont eat then I end up getting even more tired and stressed out because my brain isn’t functioning properly. Even on days when it feels as if the world is crashing around my ears, I need to make sure that I fuel my body in the hopes of making me feel as good as possible as soon as possible.

(I’m not healthy in the slightest, I know nothing about nutrition, I like pancakes)

Sleep

Finally, sleep better. When I’m feeling self destructive it leads to me staying up until 2am leaving me completely shattered and feeling like shite the next day. I know that a sleep deprived Beth is not a happy one, so try to get to bed at 10, asleep by 11 ready to wake up at 6:30. This means I’m giving myself the best possible start to the next day.

(a picture I took to send my friends to exaggerate how much orange I have in my life)

If anyone has any self care tips of their own then I’d love to hear about it cos this is all new to me and very fun to explore! See ya gang, love yourselves xxxx

15 Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women

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Every woman who seems to have the perfect skin has religiously followed the best daily routine for her skin type. And you can have a great skin care regimen too. Here are 15 of the best tips for healthy skin just for women:

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #1: Use the Correct Cleanser for Your Skin Type

  • Oily or acne prone skin = salicylic gel or benzoyl peroxide wash
  • Dry mature skin = moisturizing glycolic or milky cleanser
  • Skin with brown spots or melasma = brightening wash like alpha hydroxyl acid cleanser

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #2: Drink the Right Fluids

Instead of grabbing a cup of coffee the minute you wake up, take a shot of chlorophyll every morning. It will help brighten, oxygenate, and hydrate your skin. It also drains the puffiness by activating the lymphatic system.

Bonus beauty tip just for women, it’s also good for reducing cellulite. If you would rather not take a shot of it, you can take the supplements that are available at drugstores and health food stores.

More than just aiming for great skin care, become healthy by drinking green juices with plenty of veggies in them. Your skin will reveal positive effects in just a few days.

15 Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #3: Maintain a Healthy Diet

Omega-3 fatty acid is essential in retaining more moisture in your skin. These can be found in flax seeds and walnuts, so be sure to add some of these onto your salad. Also, try to avoid foods with high glycemic index, such as potatoes.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #4: Moisturize Every Day and Night

This is one of the most listed advices in today’s tips for healthy skin just for women. Apply some after bath and just before you sleep. Remember to avoid the variety with heavy fragrances and make sure to find one that is gentle enough for everyday use with no irritation. Basic skin care such as this gives you healthy skin without all the fuss.

15 Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #5: Don’t Touch Your Face

Touching your face spreads bacteria that can cause breakouts. These breakouts can lead to scarring, increase in wrinkles, and even the flu. Healthy skin care tip, only touch your face when you’re cleansing it.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #6: Don’t Use Too Many Products

According to dermatologists, using more than one or two products all at once can be harmful to your skin that could result in more breakouts and clogged pores. Tips for healthy skin usually tell you to stay simple with your skin care approaches.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #7: Always Wear Sunscreen

Your skin needs protection even when you’re driving your car, flying an airplane, or buying some groceries. Daily UV exposure contributes to visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles or sunspots. Choose one that has a broad spectrum with SPF 30 or greater. And don’t forget to reapply every 2 hours.

15 Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #8: Always Stay Hydrated

Skin care experts stress that hydration is very important in maintaining healthy skin. Lack of water will mean less radiance on your skin. So drink up, at least 8 glasses of water every day. Another one of the tips for healthy skin just for women is to choose products that have hydrating formulas.

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Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #9: Avoid Direct Heat Exposure

Aside from just avoiding the sun, don’t get too close to heaters and fireplaces too. It can wreak havoc on your skin, which may cause inflammation and collagen breakdown. Take a step back whenever you’re roasting something over an open fire.

15 Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #10: Exfoliate Twice Weekly

Each and every one of us loses 50 million skin cells per day, and the ones that hang around make our skin look sullen. The solution is to exfoliate, and not just your face but your body as well.

Use a product that is pH neutral to avoid drying of the skin. This skin care tip to achieve healthy skin also feels fresh and liberating after every exfoliation treatment.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #11: Use Topical Antioxidants

A healthy diet is a great way to give your skin vitamins, but it could also use an extra boost for much better results. Tips for healthy skin just for women? Try topical antioxidants, such as serums and creams also contain nutrients for the skin.

They help repair your skin from sun damage and some even have natural sunscreen properties. Apply them after cleansing or under your sunscreen to add more protection.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #12: Clean Your Makeup Brushes Regularly

Wash your concealer and foundation brushes once a week to avoid clogged pores and infection. For brushes you use around your eyes, wash them twice per month, and wash your other brushes once a month.

Tips for healthy skin just for women? Here’s a very specific one, how to wash your makeup brushes properly. With a drop of shampoo on your palm, wet the bristles with lukewarm water. Massage the brush into your palm to spread the shampoo into the brush.

Remember to be careful not to get the base of the brush hairs or the metal part to get wet. The glue could soften and the bristles may fall out. After shampooing the brush, rinse it out and squeeze out the water using a towel. Put the brushes on their side with the bristles hanging off the edge of a counter to dry.

15 Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #13: Know that Protection Doesn’t Stop at Sunscreen

Try the prevent sun damage as often as you can. Use SPF makeup, sunglasses, broad brimmed hats, or even umbrellas.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #14: Have an Easy Skin Care Routine

Choose a cleanser and moisturizer that you know works for you. Keep them at the core of your routine instead of trying every new product with fancy ingredients.

Tips for Healthy Skin Care Just for Women #15: Sleep Well

Aside from the usual getting of eight hour sleep, make sure to use clean silk pillowcases. The fabric glides easily and helps prevent creasing and wrinkles. It also helps to avoid tangles and breakage of your hair, so you get better hair and skin while you sleep.

These tips for healthy skin just for women are actually very simple for everyone to follow. When you decide to try these, remember that there are also other health benefits that you can get. Start getting healthy today. What tips for healthy skin care just for women will you use?

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Understand cystic acne

Acne is a general term that describes a variety of different types of pimples, blackheads, pustules, whiteheads and cysts.

Cystic acne are nodules that are red, raised, often 2–4 mm in size and nodular and are the most severe form of acne.

You get a pimple when a pore in your skin gets clogged, usually with dead skin cells. Sometimes bacteria get trapped inside the pore, too, causing the area to become red and swollen.

Cystic acne happens when this infection goes deep into your skin, creating a red, tender bump that’s full of pus. It may hurt or itch. If a cyst bursts, the infection can spread, causing more breakouts.

 

5 Tech Tips to Avoid Dangerous Gaming Injuries

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Imagine having chronic physical and mental disabilities for the rest of your life. This is the case for many people who become addicted to gaming and tech, forgetting that gaming injuries are in fact a reality.

Gaming injuries may not seem like a big deal, but they most certainly can lead to physical and mental injuries that stay with you forever. In fact, the US National Electronic Injury Surveillance System reported 696 injuries due to video games between 2004 and 2009.

Maybe you are not a big tech person, or maybe you don’t even play video or PC games. However, you probably know someone who is and does. Gaming injuries are so prevalent in global society even doctors are dedicating their practice to helping eSports professionals.

If you are worried about gaming injuries and other tech related illnesses, let’s take a closer look at the most common and tips on how you can play safe. You can always talk to a doctor online and ask online questions about your gaming injuries as well.

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  1. Carpel Tunnel is one of the Most Common Gaming Injuries and Tech Related Injury

 

Carpal tunnel is no longer for the older generation. It has become a big risk for gamers and those addicted to tech devices. Like most people, you may work on a computer during the day at work, and enjoy a few hours of gaming on the weekends. Well this puts you at higher risk for carpal tunnel.

The Mayo Clinic defines carpal tunnel syndrome as numbness, tingling and pain caused by pinched nerves in the wrist. If tech is unavoidable in your life, using an ergonomic mouse can help. To decrease your risk for gaming injuries, try to game with your wrist as straight as possible. There are also special gaming controllers available too.

 

  1. Eyestrain and Fatigue is a Gaming Injury that Also Extends to Tech Use

 

Eyestrain and eye fatigue are serious gaming injuries that can affect your physical and mental health. Eyestrain and eye fatigue can be caused by excessive screen time. This can be during marathon gaming sessions or simply a long day staring at the office computer.

There are a few ways your can prevent these gaming injuries, whether caused by your gaming console or work computer. Keeping your peepers 20 to 40 inches from the TV or laptop, matching your computers light with your environment, and positioning your screen so that you are looking slightly down at it are all great gaming injuries preventive measures.
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  1. Poor Posture is Causing Chronic Gaming Injuries

 

Your video gaming time may be wearing down your posture in a negative way. If you want to maintain a healthy posture into your well-deserved golden years, it is imperative to focus on how you are playing or using your tech.

An ergonomically correct gaming chair is one excellent way to protect your posture from gaming injuries. Staring down at your tech devices will also cause shoulder, back, and neck pain. Sitting up straight and keeping your melon balanced and centered is a gaming and tech best practice for better posture.

 

  1. Contact Gaming Injuries and Blunt Force Trauma is a Real Tech Threat

 

Gaming injuries happen, and some of them are actually full-contact trauma injuries. This may be due to the growing popularity in augmented reality apps like Pokémon Go and Wii games. The rise in Virtual Reality (VR) is also causing gaming injuries that pose a real tech threat to humans.

Reports of people walking into traffic and stationary objects while playing Pokémon Go alone are startling. To prevent full contact gaming injuries and trauma, ensure you are a safe distance from other gamers. You may also find those Wii straps more than useful for you and the décor in your home.

 

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  1. Gaming Injuries also Serve Up Muscle Aches and Strains

 

Staring down at your tech devices or having marathon Wii tennis matches can cause some serious gaming injuries. You may find your muscles to be sore the next day after long gaming sessions.

In order to keep your body healthy while gaming, do some warm-up exercises. Wii games and the VR games you may be playing are similar to doing exercise. And you most certainly want to stretch out before exercising. You may even find stretching a healthy way to prevent those muscle gaming injuries as well.

If you suffer from a chronic physical or mental issue due to gaming injuries and you need relief, talk to a doctor online or ask online questions. YourDoctors.Online has top medical professionals who specialize in orthopedics, eye care, and even psychological issues like gaming addiction.

 

Find an online doctor for a comprehensive medical opinion from the comfort of your home.

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5 Serious Health Problems Women Face Post 30

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Women face a number of health problems post 30. Some are life altering, and a few are potentially deadly. If you are in your 30s, it is time to take a serious look at your health.

Whoever said 30 is the new 20, certainly has no clue how demanding life can be for a women post 30. Your career, significant other, kids, and social engagements may all be keeping you busy. Do you even have time for yourself anymore?

Your bustling daily schedule mixed with changes in your body post 30, might be putting you at higher risk for chronic disease and illness.

Knowing what medical issues you are at increased risk for is the first step in ensuring healthy and happy golden years.

5 Serious Health Problems Women Face Post 30

1. Breast Cancer is a Serious Health Concern Post 30

Do you know how to do a breast self-exam? Have you talked to a doctor about your risk for breast cancer?

RELATED: 4 Questions To Ask After Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

These questions are vital to ask yourself, since breast cancer post 30 is a serious health concern for women. One in eight women will develop breast cancer. And 40,610 deaths are estimated in 2017 from breast cancer, according to Breastcancer.org.

Early detection is best, and knowing more about breast cancer in your 30s would certainly be beneficial, especially if you have a family history of cancer.

2. Osteoporosis has No Age Restriction

Your body is certainly going through some health changes post 30. Old bone tissue absorbs faster with no new tissue in sight, causing weakness. However, you may be able to battle osteoporosis.

RELATED: 4 Biggest Health Mistakes Thirty-Something Women Make

Osteoporosis risk is increased by simply being female and getting older, according to Womenshealth.gov. It is vital you begin strengthening your bones now, in order to have a sturdy frame in your 50s, 60s, and beyond.

Since calcium deficiency is a leading factor, add a bit more to your daily diet. You can eat more calcium rich foods or begin taking supplements to get the nutrients your body needs to stay healthy.

5 Serious Health Problems Women Face Post 30

 3. Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Three Times as Many Women as Men

Rheumatoid arthritis is more prevalent in women. And it can cause debilitating health issues, like severe joint pain.

Age is a factor for rheumatoid arthritis in women as well, affecting those 30 to 60 years old, according to the Arthritis Foundation. If you are post 30, this chronic autoimmune disorder should be on your wellness radar.

Since the cause is unknown, prevention is difficult to pin down. And if you are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, medication, diet, and therapy are common treatments.

5 Serious Health Problems Women Face Post 30

4. High Blood Pressure is a Preventable Health Concern in Most Cases

High blood pressure is a silent killer, causing kidney disease, stroke, heart failure, blindness, and heart attacks, according to the FDA.

High blood pressure is a health condition that can damage your brain, heart, and blood vessels, among other vital organs.

RELATED: 6 Tips to Prevent Yeast Infections

However, this medical issue women face post 30 can be prevented in most cases. Eliminating daily stress, and eating healthy combined with some fitness can be helpful.

If you are worried about high blood pressure in your 30s, talk to a doctor to get the information you need to keep your heart happy.

5. Varicose Veins Affect 50 to 55 Percent of Women

Varicose veins are a health issue for women in a variety of ways. They are common in women over 50, but taking steps to prevent them post 30 is best practice.

According to Womenshealth.gov, varicose veins affects 50 to 55 percent of women. Cause include age, pregnancy, obesity, sun exposure, lack of movement, and also associated with changes in your hormones.

RELATED: Third Leading Cause of Death In U.S. is Medical Error, Misdiagnosis

 

5 Serious Health Problems Women Face Post 30

Women face multiple health concerns post 30. If you want to be as healthy and happy as possible for decades to come, consider how you can prevent and identify these medical issues early on.

If you have questions about women’s medical problems and have nowhere to turn, talk to a doctor online to get the answers you need and deserve. You life may certainly depend on it

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