For a long and healthy life, the most important thing for which every individual should take care is a prevention. Experts explain that more than 90 percent of the diseases today can be successfully cured – only if diagnosis be set earlier.
You need to listen to your body and pay attention to the symptoms, especially the changes in weight, the appearance of moles and birthmarks or pain, and immediately seek medical assistance if last inexplicably long or longer than two to three weeks. Here are the reviews should make mandatory after 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s of life.
Gynecological examination with ultrasound and Pap smear once a year – cervical cancer is the leading malignancy among women from 30 th to 40 th year. Once in six months of breast ultrasound in women with a case of this disease in the family.
Measuring the level of blood sugar at least once a year – about 18 percent of women older than 30 years have hyperglycemia.
Measuring cholesterol levels in blood.
Measuring the level of blood pressure and blood cholesterol annually.
ECG and ultrasound of the heart every five years – heart disease is the most common culprit of death among women in the 40 th to the 50 th year.
Every two years mammography breast – breast cancer is already leading by frequency in this period.
One year in, do a vaginal ultrasound, or more frequently in case of cysts – after 40 years old, significantly increases the risk of ovarian cancer.
Once a year check hormone and thyroid ultrasound every two years.
Measuring the level of vitamin D in the body – more than half of adults worldwide are faced with a lack of this vitamin contributes to emergence of osteoporosis.
Check bone density every three years – half of women over 50 years old at increased risk of osteoporosis.
Colonoscopy and ultrasound of the abdomen every five years – colon cancer is the second most common malignancy of the era.
Once in a year a vaginal ultrasound and removing the markers CA 125 – ovarian cancer is most common among women in the 50’s.
Each year ECG examination if you smoke or you are obese – 25 percent of cases of heart attack in women occurs in the 50s.
In the case of obesity, annually make measuring the level of blood sugar.
Tests for bone density every two years – more than 50 percent of women in this age suffer from osteoporosis.
Colonoscopy every five years – for women the risk of colon cancer increases significantly after the 60th year.
Mammography, an overview of pelvic examination and Pap test with a cardiologist every year.