Women's Health Day 2024: 7 myths that should not be believed

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Myth: Women Don't Need to Strength Train

Strength training helps build muscle mass, improve bone density, and boost metabolism, leading to better overall health and reduced risk of osteoporosis.

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Myth: Women Should Avoid Weightlifting to Avoid Bulking Up

Weightlifting promotes lean muscle growth, enhances metabolism, and improves body composition, contributing to a toned and sculpted physique.

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Myth: Women Lose Interest in Sex as They Age

While hormonal changes and life circumstances may affect sexual desire, many women continue to enjoy fulfilling sex lives as they age. 

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Myth: Birth Control Pills Cause Weight Gain

Scientific research does not support the claim that birth control pills directly cause significant weight gain in most women.

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Myth: Women Should Avoid Strength Training During Pregnancy

Moderate strength training during pregnancy, under the guidance of a healthcare provider, can help strengthen muscles and prepare the body for labor and delivery.

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Myth: Breastfeeding Always Leads to Sagging Breasts

Breastfeeding can cause temporary changes such but it is not the sole cause of breast sagging. Factors like genetics, and age can contribute to breast changes.

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Myth: Women Don't Experience Heart Disease Like Men Do

Heart disease is often perceived as a men's health issue, but it is the leading cause of death among women worldwide.

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