The holiday season brings with it intense travel, crowded shops and festive social events. The holiday period can sometimes be a time of frenetic activity filled with familial obligations, shopping trips and extensive socializing. This stressful holiday schedule can lead to many new health concerns for some women.
During the holiday period, there are various new challenges for women's health. Long trips can increase the risk of developing a blood clot, as well as other health risks. Air travel, in particular, is known to increase the risk for blood clots. When seated for long periods on a plane, the combination of immobility and dehydration can lead to the development of a blood clot. This is particularly true for pregnant women or who have recently given birth.
Another holiday health concern for women is the increased stress and anxiety that can come with this time of year. Holiday stress can lead to several physical and emotional health problems, such as headaches, upset stomachs, and depression.
Women need to take steps to protect their health during the holiday season. Following some simple holiday health tips can help reduce the risk of developing health problems during this time of year.
Women can protect their health by:
● staying hydrated
● getting enough exercise
● taking some time for relaxation and stress relief
Also, women should also be aware of the health risks associated with holiday travel and take steps to reduce those risks. Following a healthy diet and getting enough exercise can help keep you healthy during holiday travel. In addition, women should be sure to move around periodically when flying and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
The holiday season can be a time of great joy and celebration. By following some simple holiday health tips, women can enjoy the holiday season while staying healthy.
All of us at The Center For True Harmony Wellness and Medicine encourage you to take care of yourself this holiday season, to help you stay safe and healthy.