Sign in
Download Opera News App

Health

 

Health Living

 

Disease prevention and treatment

Love the Women in your Life Make Sure they Do These Health Check Ups

A woman dedicates all her life to her family selflessly. But amidst all the care and affection her own health gets neglected.

Regular Check ups For Women

Regular health check-ups are essential for each one of us. However, body of a woman, which is more fragile and brittle, needs a little more care than the male body. A woman’s health sees a lot of ups and downs through its life. Beginning with menstrual cycles to pregnancy, a woman’s body witnesses many changes. Therefore, to attain the ability to withstand such drastic changes in the body, it is very important for a female to eat healthy, exercise and have regular check-ups so that any complications which can cause troubles in the future can be detected and cured beforehand. So this women’s day make sure that the most special woman in your life, be it your mother, wife, sister or daughter, has taken all these necessary check-ups.

Skin Check-up

Your skin is the reflection of your inner well-being. Radiant and glowing skin is sign of a healthy body. Therefore, make sure you check yours every 3 months. Ensure there are no unusual moles or marks on the body. If you come across something immediately see your dermatologist and seek for a proper cure.

Pap Test

These screening tests help you know if there are any signs in the body that can lead to cervical cancer in the future. The first Pap test should be conducted within a span of 2 years after you have sex the first time and then continue having them every 2 years till you turn 70. Take advice from your doctor to know if you are at a higher risk of cervical cancer. Even if you have taken vaccinations, you must not skip or avoid Pap tests.

Blood Pressure Check Up

If your blood pressure stays normal and there is a history of troubled blood pressure in your family, it is fine to get a check-up done every 2 years. But if your blood pressure remains high, it is advisable to get it checked on a regular basis and consult your doctor for medication. 

Content created and supplied by: Ohemaa (via Opera News )

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments