Did you know these facts about women?
1. Beauty sweat
In ancient Rome, women used gladiator sweat on their skin as a beauty serum.
Across the world, a woman dies every 90 seconds during pregnancy or childbirth due to complications.
3. Chitter chat
On average, a woman speaks 13000 more words per day than a man.
4. Heart attacks
Symptoms of a heart attack are different in women and can present as indigestion, shoulder aches or nausea.
6. Live long
Women live an average of 2-5 years longer than men because their immune systems age more slowly.
Increased levels of oestrogen during menstruation appear to affect the structure of the hippocampus; the area responsible for memory and emotions.
Women under the age of 50 require 18mg of iron per day (due to menstruation) compared to 8mg required by men.
The pH of the vagina is similar to the acidity of a tomato, scoring 4.5 on the pH scale.