Health needs of women as they age

Publisher: Haworth Press in New York

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  • Older women -- Medical care,
  • Older women -- Diseases,
  • Older women -- Health and hygiene,
  • Older women -- Psychology,
  • Aging,
  • Aging,
  • Health,
  • Women
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    StatementSharon Golub, Rita Jackaway Freedman, editors.
    ContributionsGolub, Sharon, 1937-, Freedman, Rita Jackaway.
    LC ClassificationsRA564.85 .H43 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3020791M
    ISBN 100866564136, 0866564144
    LC Control Number85000947

Better health for myself would improve my sex life. %. %. Better health for my partner would improve my sex life. %. %. Have taken medication to improve sexual functioning. 10%. 7%. Sex becomes less important to people as they age. %. %. Chapter 1 Understanding women’s health in the world today 1 Women around the world 4 Increasing life expectancy 5 The health transition 6 Socioeconomic inequalities adversely affect health 8 Gender inequities affect women’s health 9 Women amid conflicts and crisis 11 Women and the health-care system 11 Conclusion 13 Chapter 2 The girl child

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DEAR EDITOR, Ageing is a natural process, which presents a unique challenge for all sections of the society. Although the exact definition of elderly age group is controversial, it is defined as persons with a chronological age of 65 years and above.[] With gradual improvement in health-care delivery services, life expectancy has increased and thus the percentage of the elderly by: Talking about your sexual needs can help bring you and your partner closer together and promote sexual fulfillment.

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Women experience unique health issues and conditions, from pregnancy and menopause to gynecological conditions, such as uterine fibroids and pelvic floor disorders. The health topics listed below affect women only.

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Dorothy Fink, M.D.Sex and aging are very different for men and women. A woman's body responds to aging dramatically with menopause while a man's body responds more gradually.

Different hormones are affected by aging for men and women as they age. For women, changes in estrogen levels with aging are a major concern. 1  This is especially true during menopause.