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Health Tips For Women

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Health Tips For Women


If you’re like most women you probably have a very busy life. Women wear several different hats and it can feel as if you’re always on the go. 


With all the responsibilities, taking care of yourself can get pushed aside or under the rug. 


This is especially true of women who are mothers, you may find that you have no time for yourself beyond your little ones. With that being said, there are some essential healthcare practices that every woman should be incorporating to ensure that she stays healthy. 


Here’s a look at some of the most important ones.


Regular Health Checks


One of the things you must get right is ensuring that you are getting regular health checkups. Preventative healthcare is the cornerstone and foundation of good health. 


You must carve out some time in your busy schedule to do things such as vaccinations, screening, and other health checkups. Being proactive in your approach is the best way to secure your health.


Consider learning first aid that can save your life and others. Things such as CPR are easy to learn and you can get formal training from the National CPR Foundation. Many people often ask Is the National CPR Foundation accredited, yes it is! So don’t be afraid to take courses.


Get Nurtured


The next thing you need to do is to make sure that you have a balanced diet and that you are eating correctly. Incorporating whole grains, beans, and healthy fats into your diet as well as fruits and vegetables is the way to go. It’s not always easy to do this, so you might want to consider smoothies and juices to make it easier for you to get some of the nutrients that you need.


You may also want to consider meal planning and preparation. The better you are at doing this the more likely it is that you will stay within the guidelines of healthy eating.


Stay Hydrated


You have probably heard this a million times and it may have become a broken record, but it is still worth saying over and over again because it’s so important. Your body is made up of mostly water and this means that you have to keep it replenished.


Get yourself a nice giant water bottle. Many people are now buying bottles with motivational quotes that cheer them on whenever they drink a certain amount. The bottle is marked with different milestones as well. 


You can get these types of bottles at places like Amazon. These are great for forcing you to drink the right amount of water.


Sleep on Time


It’s important that you’re making sure that you are getting your rest as well. If your mattress is not able to swing it, then maybe you should consider replacing it. When you place your head down on that pillow you should be able to drift off into dreamland very easily.


Burning the midnight oil is not going to help your skin or your health. Your brain literally needs to rest and in order to function properly this is why you need to go to bed.


If you are like so many people these days you are stuck in the scroll at night, you need to take control of your social media consumption. Fortunately, there are many apps out there that are able to help you regulate your screen time, especially at night.


Protect Your Mental Health


Do everything you possibly can to protect your mental health. Your mental health is one of the greatest assets you have aside from your physical health. 


You have to make sure that you are getting yourself into positive situations and staying out of negative ones.


Evaluate your priorities as soon as you can if you sense that something is going wrong. It may be time for you to take an inventory of the relationships you have because often these can be a source of strain on a person’s mental health.


Make it a habit to stay as positive as you possibly can and be sure to have healthy and positive people nearby. Remember that if you feel that things are starting to get out of control and you need help, don’t be afraid to get it.


Dental Health


You always want to make sure that your dental health is not suffering. If you have a fear of the dentist and always tremble when you visit. You can go online and see how to overcome this issue. 


This anxiety is usually caused by a fear of pain. The good news is that pain in dentistry is greatly reduced these days because of a variety of techniques. 


Fear of the dentist may also come into play because you have a fear of the unknown. Whatever procedure you are going to the dentist for make sure that you ask detailed questions so that you can find out exactly how the procedure will go. This will help to calm your dental anxiety.


Sun Protection


Sun protection is something that you can’t afford to skimp on either. If you do, you will be sorry in the long run. This is because your skin is the largest organ of your body and if it is not being properly taken care of it’s very hard to hide.


Ashy skin that looks dry and dull will not only make your overall appearance look bad but it can make you uncomfortable as well. You don’t want to be walking around scratching and itching your body. Make sure you are choosing sun protection that also contains moisturizer as well.


Ensure Bone Health


As you get older your bones will become a bit more fragile. You need to make sure that you are doing everything possible to ensure bone health. 


As you age you are more susceptible to diseases such as osteoporosis and arthritis. Make sure that you are taking vitamins and minerals. 


Calcium and vitamin D are extremely good and along with the weight-bearing exercises, should go a long way in strengthening your bones.


Manage Your Stress


It goes without saying that you need to make sure that you are always managing your stress at all times. 


Make a list of the things that trigger you. Make another list of ways in which you can avoid these triggers. The next step is simply to do your best to avoid what causes you the most stress, even if it is people


Pay Attention to Skin Care


You already know that you should be protecting your skin from the Sun and making sure that you are moisturizing as much as possible. 


However, what you should also be doing is making sure that you are selecting products that are good for your skin. This is where organic products are recommended. Products that are natural and do not contain toxins are best for your skin.


Taking care of yourself is such a critically important aspect of your overall health. When it comes to self-care you cannot afford it to not be lavish with yourself. Don’t be afraid to treat yourself with tenderness and gentleness. 


It’s not just about how others treat you it’s also about how you treat yourself. In fact, the way you treat yourself will trigger the same reactions in others. So make sure that you are setting a good example. 


If you try to schedule everything correctly throughout your day you will have lots of time to take care of yourself, after all, there is only one you, so pamper away!

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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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26 thoughts on “Health Tips For Women”

  1. Thank you for the motivational article! I already started to make a better family meal plan. So the next stop is drinking enough water and getting better sleep. 2024 is gonna be busy!

  2. These are great practical tips! My goal for the new year is to work on being more hydrated. I drink around 4 cups of water a day, and I know I can do better.

  3. My friend and I were just talking about this last night! Being mothers of small children requires us to spend our time doing soooo many things that sometimes taking care of ourselves is put on the back burner. Thank you for this reminder to prioritize our health!

  4. Thank you for all this information on women’s health. Yes, I do neglect my own health at times so I hope to begin incorporating some of these tips into my daily routine (especially sleep!).

  5. Thanks a bunch for sharing these valuable health tips! Your insights make it easier for us to prioritize wellness. I’m genuinely grateful for the friendly advice. It’s wonderful to have a community that cares about women’s health. Can’t wait to incorporate these tips into my routine!

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.