Women have special health needs that change with age. One of the best ways you can take care of yourself is by getting the checkups and screenings that are right for you at every stage of life. Not only does getting the right care keep you healthy, but certain screenings could also save your life.
When you need these tests and screenings may vary by your age or whether someone in your family has or had that illness. You can know for sure which tests are right for you by talking to your health care provider. Ask about:
Talk to your health care provider. Together, you decide what tests and care you need to be at your best health.
Source (s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/default.htm; http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/mammograms.htm; http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/basic_info/screening.htm; http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/default.htm
Mayo Clinic - https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/bone-density-test/about/pac-20385273