Women's Health: Every woman must do these tests at the age of 30, will be safe from many deadly diseases...


Important Health Checkup for Women: With the aging of women, some changes start coming into their bodies. These changes can happen in their looks, bones, hormones, and overall health. After the age of 30, the bones of women start becoming weak. There seems to be an imbalance in their hormones. Muscle capacity starts decreasing and even reproductive problems can also occur. In such a situation, it is very important to maintain the health of the body with aging and to be prepared for these changes. If your age is more than 30 years, then you must get these important tests done as per Dr. Sarika Gupta, Senior Consultant, Oncology and Robotic Gynaecology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital (New Delhi), so that you can stay healthy and fit for a long time.


Thyroid Function Test: Thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), are the two major hormones produced by the thyroid gland, which controls the body's metabolism. If these hormones are produced in more or less quantity than normal, then it is called hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism respectively. Women are more likely to have thyroid problems than men. Through thyroid function tests, you can find out whether the level of thyroid hormones in your body is normal or not.

Pap smear test and pelvic examination: In the Pap smear test, by examining the cells of the cervix, it is found out whether there is a possibility of cervical cancer in a woman. Cervical cancer can be diagnosed very quickly through this test. This can be treated on time. Apart from this, the reproductive organs of the woman like the vulva, uterus, vagina, ovaries, etc. are examined in pelvic examination. All women are advised that after the age of 21, they must have a regular pelvic examination and pap smear test every two or three years.

Mammogram Test: In a mammogram, the doctor detects breast cancer by screening the breasts. Women after the age of 40 are more prone to breast cancer. However, a timely diagnosis can save a woman's life. If treatment is done before the spread of cancer, then the chances of survival of the patient are greatly increased. Mammogram is very useful for this, which helps in the early diagnosis of cancer.

Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Checkup: If you are in your 30s then it is time to take your cardiovascular health seriously. After the age of 20, every adult should get their blood pressure and cholesterol checked every two years. No matter how healthy you feel, you must get your cholesterol checked. If there is excess weight or diabetes, then the chances of increasing cholesterol are high.

Calcium and Vitamin D Test: To prevent the weakening of bones due to osteoporosis, you must maintain your bone density properly. Osteoporosis is one such disease, which is found in a large number of women across the world. Monitor your vitamin D and calcium levels to maintain healthy bones. With regular checkups, you can decide whether you need Vitamin D supplements or not.


Blood sugar level check is also necessary: In addition to the above health checkup, women should also pay attention to their blood sugar, and skin changes, because after the age of 30, it is common to have new warts, and moles. Also, do not forget to get your full-body checkup done every 6 months.

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