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5 Important Health Tests Which Every Women Should in A Year

In today's past paced lifestyle, staying healthy is one of the most difficult things to do. However, little efforts, like exercising regularly, eating the healthy meals, and scheduling health check-ups (at least once in a year) can help you detect as well as treat the potential health problems within time.

While checkups are important, getting them regularly can sometimes burn one's pocket which can be protected through Super-Top up. Nevertheless, women being an important pillar of the family, must take their health very seriously and get the following tests done every year.

Mammogram For Breast Examination

Breast cancer is one of the major causes of deaths in India. Hence, every woman must undergo a thorough screening of breast through mammogram. It involves an X-ray of the breast tissue and is highly recommended to women with a family history of breast cancer or the ones who are above 40 years of age.   

Cholesterol Check

An increased level of cholesterol in your body signifies increased chances of stroke or heart disease. Hence, you should get your cholesterol measured once in a year. The ideal level of cholesterol is less than 200 milligrams per deciliter. If the cholesterol level is found to be more than 239 mg/dl, you need to rush to the doctor for effective treatment.

Bone Mineral Density Test

If you feel that your bones are getting weak, you may be suffering from Osteoporosis. It is a condition wherein Calcium starts leaching from the body, leaving your bones very brittle. Hence, getting a bone mineral density test is extremely important. Generally, 80% of women are likely to be diagnosed with Osteoporosis after achieving menopause. This test screens your wrists, spine, and hips to measures your bone strength.

Thyroid Test

Again, one of the most important tests for every woman is a thyroid test. According to a research, women are 5-8 times more likely to be diagnosed with thyroid than men. Hair loss, exhaustion, weight gain, and brittle nails are some of the most common symptoms of thyroid. So, whenever you notice these signs, do schedule a thyroid check-up as so​on as possible.

Pap Smears

This is a very important health test for women of almost all ages - right from 21 to 65. in this test, the vaginal canal is widened to take out and examine your cervix cells for cervical cancer. This test can also be combined with HPV screening, which is a sexually transmitted disease and may lead to cervical cancer. It is very essential to be safe down there.

What are you waiting for? Buy health insurance to schedule these yearly health tests and put a foot forward to a happy and healthy life.