Women’s Health Matters: The Influence Of Gender On Disease
According to the Institute of Medicine, every cell in the body has a sex, which means that women and men are different even down to the cellular level. This also means that diseases, treatments, and chemicals will affect the sexes differently.
As a woman you have choices. You can take the proactive approach by making health care choices that promote greater health and vitality, and reduce the likelihood of disease occurring. And, should symptoms of disease strike, you will be armed with a greater level of knowledge and awareness, putting you in a better position to question, the treatments you are receiving are safe, effective, and specific to your gender.