It is high time you decide to take charge of your body and health by ensuring to schedule regular health checkups. Being a woman who has entered the mid thirties, you are prone to have various body / hormonal changes and by scheduling regular health checkups you are sure to benefit out of it. Regular health checkups works as a health care provider whereby you can discuss your screenings with a medical expert and action towards restoring your good health.

Regular health exams and tests will assist you getting hold of any problem before they even commence. Thus, by ensuring to know your problems in the very beginning, the chance of curing the issues completely is better. By providing your body with the correct health services, tests and treatments, you are enhancing your life span towards living a longer and healthier life. Considering your age, health, family history and various lifestyle choices (smoking, consumption of alcohol, obesity, activity levels, etc), health checkups will keep you informed where you actually stand.

Therefore, choose to go to a good health service provider and choose the one closest to where to live. In case there are none available in the vicinity, there are links such as CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, which also offers free Mammogram check up as well as low cost PAP SMEAR tests. Also ensure to check for links that over HIV testing resources or where to get affordable health care program around your community.

To help you with this, below mentioned are some programs for getting tests, screenings and vaccinations.

  • Breast And Cervical Cancer Early Detection
  • Cholesterol
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Blood Pressure
  • Immunization Program
  • Dental and Oral Health Plan
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Skin Cancer
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hepatitis

To go ahead with health checkups you must be well prepared and the below checklist will help you prepare accordingly.

  • Prepare a checklist which you need to do before and also help you prep for your next appointment.
  • Family history that you need to discuss with your medical practitioner.
  • Are you well covered with a good health plan, if not get a suitable medical insurance facility in place.
  • Make a list of appropriate health related questions.
  • Checklist you need for the next health checkup.

Being aware of your health is good but at the same time you can make this as a cause of social service by making more and more women aware of the importance of staying healthy. To start with you can commence a campaign within your community which can either is faith based or at your work place, propaganda at schools or even in a civic group helps to bring about awareness. Encourage as many women as you can to get their health checkups done and choose specific days such as National Women’s Health Check Up Day or even Mothers day to get the screenings done. At the end of it, life comes down to good health. If you are healthy only then can you ensure to take care of your family by helping them maintain good health.

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