There is an ethnic reawakening in the current era that has inspired many black females to give more importance to health and wellness. Based on the reports on Federal health of Minorities, many blacks, and African Americans are affected by serious health problems due to lack of health consciousness and the absence of appropriate physical exercises.
Although many consider bubble bath and red wine as healthy and fulfilling choices for a better life yet there are much more beyond that.
In order to bring awareness, many wellness programs from frocentric events brings hot topics and major health and wellness issues to the forefront of public conversation. Also, their health wellness conference includes a number of workshops, fitness assemblies, nutrition sessions, and health screenings.
Health Conditions Affect Black Women
Health reports states black and African American females are plagued with many health conditions like heart diseases, breast cancer and results in high mortality rates. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 8 percent of black females suffer from heart diseases.
This is apparently 1/4th times higher than white females. Similarly, the diabetes rate of blacks is much higher than whites. One of the major reasons for these diseases is due to obesity. Most black females are found to be much heavier than whites. Also, metabolic syndrome acts as a contributing factor of heart diseases and diabetes.
Because of this syndrome, the individuals have a higher percentage of fat (bad cholesterol) in the blood and low levels of good cholesterol. This syndrome has the potential to kill atleast one woman in 80 seconds. This is one of the primary reason why mortality rates in blacks are higher.
However, lifestyle changes like better eating and proper exercises and keeping the self-medications like drugs and alcohol under control can help prevent these diseases.