Prevention and Wellness

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about prevention and wellness for women.

What diseases are women at a higher risk for than men?

Some diseases are more likely to affect women than men.

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), women are more likely than men to get osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a bone-weakening disease.

Women are also more likely than men to get Alzheimer’s disease, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is a disease that causes memory loss and is most common among seniors.

Talk to your physician for more information about diseases that women are at higher risk for than men.

Learn More:

Michael Chunn, MD, Michael A. Chunn, MD Family Practice; Tracie Bolden, MD, Fairfield Road Physician Offices; Rashmi Bolinjkar, MD, Upper Valley Womens Center

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