Well, here're important medical tests you'd perform.
If you're a person who has a high risk of breast cancer, it's advisable to do mammographies from the age of 40 years. In addition to mammography, it's advisable to perform breast self-examinations every month to detect early abnormality.
2. Thyroid test
Weight is lost even though appetite increases. Anxiety, sweating, swelling at the base of the neck are symptoms of hyperthyroidism. You're more likely to have it than man. Hyperthyroidism can be serious if it's left untreated. Complication includes heart problems. This disease can be detected by blood test.
3. Pap smear
Pap smear starts from the age of 21 years unless you've had sex before. You're advised to do Pap smears to detect signs of cervical cancer.
4. Eye test
If you use glasses or contact lenses, visit your ophthalmologist each year for periodic check. You're more prone to eye disorder, such as dry eye syndrome or autoimmune disease that affects vision.
5. Blood test
After baseline blood test to determine cholesterol at age 20, at least, repeat it at 40. Check cholesterol and blood sugar because the risk of heart disease and diabetes increase with age.
Have you checked your health?
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