Women in Europe live on average six years longer than men. But it is worse, recent studies have shown that women are more prone to chronic diseases and functional disorders also have depression occurs more frequently and is more severe than that of men.
Periods of change in the concentration of sex hormones in women expressed very clearly, so from the moment of puberty, pain due to inflammation of the bowel, fibromyalgia and migraine. In addition, women are more at risk of getting autoimmune diseases such as asthma, multiple sclerosis, or one of the pathologies of the thyroid gland. During pregnancy increases the risk of diabetes and diseases of the cardiovascular system.
After menopause, women have increased blood pressure, impaired fat metabolism, and in some cases can progress osteoporosis or heart disease. According to statistics, women suffer from immobility in old age and Alzheimer's several times more often than men.
Experts believe that this may be due to many reasons. All that matters is life, the difference between male and female sex hormones, gender roles and social behavior.