Medicine and Women Guide by: Mansi Gupta

Apart from the morphological differentiation between men and women there are many ways in which the women have a different place. The moods may vary so may the choices. But the women also apart from everything else require a different dosage of medication then men. There are numerous reasons why women need different amount and type of medication from men. Their whole body requirements and the different stages of life have a bearing on the medication they have to undergo.

The body undergo many changes during puberty, pregnancy etc. thus making it important to have problem specific drugs for women. The drugs are not only confined to therapeutic or disease fighting use but also for supplementing the nutritional requirements in case of pregnancy. The chemical equations in the male body as well as the female body are different and thus they respond differentially to different changes too. Thus there comes the requirement of a separate research approach for women medication. The field of research and development in the medicine regimen is very wide and fast growing. Regular updates and brushing up is a must in the field of medicine.

As mentioned above the medication also includes the most important nutritional supplementation. The body on a regular diet might not require supplements but for those who restrict their diet are prescribed quick recouping supplements. Now the body of women would be drastically deficient in Iron as a result of menstruation cycle. Thus this along with the pregnancy and menopause etc. makes it important for a women’s body to get regular supply of nutrients. In such circumstances it becomes imperative for surplus medication.

Pills for women are diversified and are administered for many reasons. One of the important indications for this is the birth control. Majority of married women find it the easiest way to control conception. It can be administered as a pill or a skin patch or a vaginal ring too.

Many women also suffer from the common depression and are taken to a very serious situation. The most common drug for such cases is the SSRI or the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. They prevent the mind to go off in the negative and vary thoughts and make a person fresh. The depression attacks induced by the heavy and demanding work schedule and the lack of sleep, makes the person go deep into depressive phases. So pills are also one of the main ways out of this.

The problem of obesity and that too induced after pregnancy is a common observation in America. An important and alarming outcome of obesity is raised blood cholesterol levels. One needs to check them to prevent any future heart troubles. The cholesterol causes the arteries to shrink and clog up the blood flow. Medication in form of anti-cholesterol pills is also available and ladies use it more then men.

Pills have, over the years proved to be recourse for many feminine problems and as the research continues they will be al the more useful. A right prescription and a right follow-up can save the women from many problems.