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History has shown that women tend to outlive men There have been and still are many misconceptions as to what factors contributed to this trend Although women outlive men the data on different longevity is certainly persuasive In western countries women live an average of five to ten years longer than men Much of the difference is explained by the risk-taking phenomenon young men are much more likely than young women to die from road accidents warfare sports injuries and suicide In general men are more likely to take risks that women normally wouldnt Middle-aged men have a higher mortality from coronary heart disease than women and many more die from lung cancer reflecting the sex difference in smoking Even at the age of 65 life expectancy is higher for women than for men when the hormonal advantage of being a woman have long since disappeared except for those taking long term hormonal replacement therapy and the risk taking difference should be less important Although women may live longer that doesnt necessarily mean that the quality of their health is better Women go through menstruation monthly There are of course physical symptoms to that occur such as back pain clumsiness abdominal cramps headaches and poor concentration These symptoms are pretty harmless however there are severe forms of PMS such as Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder PMDD Between 40 and 75 percent of all menstruating women experience symptoms that occur before or during menstruation PMS has a wide range of symptoms some as minor as a change in appetite others so severe that they may greatly interfere with daily life Only 3 to 7 percent of women experience the PMDD These symptoms can last between 4 to 10 days and can have a substantial impact on a woman In fact some women have to go so far as to go to psychiatrists because the symptoms can be so severe that they really interfere with everyday life Of
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