The gender gap: know your risks
Being a woman makes you more likely to be diagnosed with certain health issues, such as depression, insomnia and migraines. Karen Fittall finds out why – and looks at how you can beat the odds
Depression, stroke and insomnia are just some of the ailments more common in women. Karen Fittall finds out why, and how to fight the trend.
There’s a real, tangible ‘gender gap’ with some diseases – and we don’t mean obvious ones like breast cancer, endometriosis or polycystic ovary syndrome. The reality is that women are more at risk of a few common health issues, such as depression, insomnia and migraines. The question is why, and what can you do about it?
Here’s what you need to know about six health problems you’re more at risk of, just because you’re a woman. >