Mammograms cholesterol screenings, and Pap smears these are some of the exams that are important to a woman’s health. Is it time for you to routine one of these screenings.
1. Blood Pressure Screening
If your blood pressure is below 120/80 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), which is the ideal readingbeginning at age 20.
2. Cholesterol Check
It is a tool used to assess your risk for developing heart disease or stroke Your total cholesterol levels should ideally be less than 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl).
3. Pap Smears
Starting at age 21 and until age 65, you should have a Pap smear every three years the USPSTF.
A mammogram which screens for breast cancer require compressing the breast between plates so that X-ray images can be captured.
5. Bone Density Screening
Women should start getting screened for osteoporosis with a bone density test at age 65.
6. Blood Glucose Tests
Starting around age 45 women should get a blood glucose test every three years to check for diabetes or prediabetes.
7. Colon Cancer Screening
Colon cancer screening which can be done at a doctor’s clinic or hospital should start at age 50, according to the USPSTF.
8. Body Mass Index
Starting at 18 says the USPSTF adults should be screened for obesity, which basically requires having your body mass index (BMI) calculated.
9. Skin Examination
Women should investigation their skin every month at home according to the American Cancer Society. Carefully inspect the skin all over your body,
10. Dental Checkup
Good dental health is important from the moment your first baby tooth sprouts, and all adult women need twice-yearly dental checkups