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Do You Have Superwoman Syndrome?

Striving for perfection and running yourself ragged often go hand in hand



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There’s a name for what happens when a woman stretches herself too thin trying to do it all: Superwoman Syndrome. Not only can being a superwoman be exhausting, it can lead to anxiety, stress, and chronic fatigue. But there are some steps you can take to avoid burnout. Scripps physician Jennifer Duong says letting go of perfection and delegating duties can help. To see the rest of her recommendations, click here. Also, learn how a vitamin D deficiency may up the risk for muscle injuries here and what three unhealthy behaviors cause the four diseases that kill about half of San Diegans. 

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