A woman’s health depends on many factors. It is important for every woman to develop healthy habits such as stress management, regular exercises and healthy diet to live longer. Besides that, a woman should also be scheduling health screenings to spot health issues earlier when chances for treatment are better.
Now, the important thing is; what are the checkups that a woman should seek in a complete health assessment package?
From the age of 18, every woman should get her blood pressure checked at least every two years. Ideal blood pressure for a woman should be less than 120/80 mmHg (millimeters of mercury).
Cholesterol check is important to assess the risk of heart disease. Starting from the age of 20, every woman should get her cholesterol level checked at least every five years. The ideal cholesterol level should be below 200mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter).
Due to rising numbers of cases of breast cancer in India, it is very essential to have a clinical breast exam in a regular manner. Mammogram is a screening test for breast cancer. According to experts, women, belonging to the age group 20-40, should get mammogram screening at least every three years. Whereas, women, belonging to the age group above 40, should get mammogram screening at least every year.
Recent studies have found that there is a rapid growth in the number of cases of cervical cancer in India from the past few years. Starting at the age of 21 (or if sexually active), it is important for women to have a pelvic and Pap smear exam every two years to check for any abnormalities in the reproductive system.
Women should get their blood sugar level tested on a regular basis to assess the risk of diabetes or if have the symptoms. Women suffering from diabetes should get their blood sugar level tested twice-thrice every year to track and maintain the sugar level.
With increasing cases of heart disease in India, it is important to get cardiac health checked twice-thrice every year, especially for women. A proper heart checkup can help assess spot and prevent the risk factors.
Manipal Hospitals offer complete health checkups that are specially designed for women.
The package comprises 49 tests and 9 consultations, specially designed for complete health assessment.
The package comprises 36 tests and 6 consultations, customized to discover any disease earlier when treatment can be effective.
MANIPAL LIFESTYLE PACKAGE FOR WOMEN:
The package comprises 45 tests and 6 consultations, specially designed to help detect common health risk factors in women such as breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease. It can also help develop a healthy lifestyle in order to live longer.
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