Women’s health issues are complex and unique to men because their bodies endure different changes. These distinct health issues come with pregnancy, menopause, and other conditions of the female organs. The most important step that women can take to remain healthy is by getting preventative health screenings. Screenings help with early detection, which often make treating illnesses less difficult and more effective.
All women should receive the following health screenings and tests:
Aside from receiving preventative health screenings, there are several other steps women can take to better their overall health:
Taking preventative measures or getting diagnosed early is the best and most effective way of staying healthy. Getting recommended health screenings and regular checkups will help with early detection. Many preventative health screenings can be administered at no cost to you under the Affordable Care Act. To see which screenings apply, visit https://www.healthcare.gov/preventive-care-benefits/
Jaime Venditti, State Coordinator, New York Health Works