Medicare Plus recognizes all the beautiful, smart, independent, courageous, hard-working, and inspiring women. March is International Women’s Month and we support women’s empowerment by practicing self-care. For all women out there, taking time for self-care can make a great impact on your health. Good self-care can prevent, delay, or decrease the risk of many health problems, including mental health issues. Here is a list of self-care tips that embrace women’s health.
Regular exercise is part of healthy habits and vital for a sound mind and healthy body. Committing to a regular workout routine may seem easier said than done, especially for working women who also manage their households. Although the intention is there, sometimes you feel too tired after work or your weekends get filled with other obligations. These reasons may prevent you from maintaining a regular exercise routine. Check out these approaches to make exercise fun and not feel like a struggle.
Managing your weight promotes good health and lowers the risk for certain health conditions such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, and others.
Most women take on multiple roles and each one carries a designated set of responsibilities. For instance, a woman can be a mother, daughter, sister, wife, employee, and so on. This shows that women are nurturing in nature and they often put the needs of others before themselves. While caring for others is an admirable trait, it’s also important to invest time in self-care. Pampering yourself can reduce the mental and physical effects of stress and improve the quality of life. In line with this, we asked a dozen women how they pamper themselves.
Pampering yourself means taking the time to enjoy activities that uplift, relax, rejuvenate, and/or calm you. Every woman must have a healthy dose of self-care to boost wellness.
Rest is incredibly crucial to your health. Getting enough rest promotes better mental health, improves memory and focus, reduces stress, strengthens the immune system, and even helps metabolism.
A lot of women today find themselves entangled in the grind of work, responsibilities at home, and other things. Juggling so many things can sometimes deprive women of getting enough rest. No matter how busy you are, it’s important to prioritize getting adequate rest and optimal sleep on a daily basis to improve your mental and physical health.
Regular check-ups, screening tests, and diagnostic tests can help detect health conditions or diseases early. Some diseases when caught early can be corrected with lifestyle changes or medications. Early detection gives you the best chance for starting the proper treatment and preventing complications. That’s why we highly recommend getting a quality healthcare plan that includes preventive healthcare.
In celebration of International Women’s Month, Medicare Plus encourages women to focus on self-empowerment through self-care. Begin by committing to a regular workout routine and maintaining a healthy weight. In addition, take time to pamper yourself and get enough rest. Finally, make time for health care appointments to safeguard yourself from possible health issues. Happy International Women’s Month!