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50 Signs of Poor Health Women Should Never Ignore

Best Life Logo By Tehrene Firman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 51: As you get older, health issues are bound to pop up here and there. Usually, such things aren't too worrisome—an occasional headache here, a few random aches and pains there. But while some symptoms won't impact your well-being in the long-term, there are other signs of poor health that you should never ignore. After all, according to the latest 2020 data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 13.4 percent of all women in the United States are considered to be in fair or poor health. And conditions like migraines tend to affect women far more commonly than they do men, the Nation Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) says."Chronic and sometimes subtle symptoms can be the most important to pay attention to when it comes to protecting one's future health," says anti-inflammatory health coach Jenny Carr. "Sadly, these smoldering, persistent chronic health conditions affect more than 40 percent of the U.S. population." To help you avoid becoming a statistic, here are 50 signs to be aware of. And for some misconceptions about your well-being that you need to stop believing, check out 30 Worst Women's Health Myths That Won't Die.

50 Signs of Poor Health Women Should Never Ignore

As you get older, health issues are bound to pop up here and there. Usually, such things aren't too worrisome—an occasional headache here, a few random aches and pains there. But while some symptoms won't impact your well-being in the long-term, there are other signs of poor health that you should never ignore. After all, according to the latest 2020 data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 13.4 percent of all women in the United States are considered to be in fair or poor health. And conditions like migraines tend to affect women far more commonly than they do men, the Nation Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) says.

"Chronic and sometimes subtle symptoms can be the most important to pay attention to when it comes to protecting one's future health," says anti-inflammatory health coach Jenny Carr. "Sadly, these smoldering, persistent chronic health conditions affect more than 40 percent of the U.S. population." To help you avoid becoming a statistic, here are 50 signs to be aware of. And for some misconceptions about your well-being that you need to stop believing, check out 30 Worst Women's Health Myths That Won't Die.

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