There are a series of medical test which women should start taking when they reach their 20s and 30s. It’s important not to ignore or forget about these tests, as early detection can save your life. Take a look at the tests below:


What is it?
It is a Pap smear and a swab test for Human Papillomavirus or HPV.


Who should get it?
Women ages 21-65.


How often?
You should go at least every 18 months.


Why?
These tests look for cells and indicate if there are any abnormal cells which need further testing. It can detect cervical cancer.

What is it?
A mammogram.


Who should get it?
Women between the ages 40-70. However, if a women younger than this notices any abnormality in her breasts, she may have to go get a mammogram.


How often?
Once a year.


Why?
It is the most effective tool at the moment to detect breast cancer and if caught it can reduce the risk of spreading.

What is it?
Measurement of the blood coursing through veins.


Who should get it?
Adults over 18 years old.


How often?
Once a year.


Why?
With Heart Disease being one of the most common reasons for death, it is important to test blood pressure in order to prevent or to detect heart disease early.



These are three important tests which women should have. Take a look at others here. It is important to make sure that you take care of your health and prevent any diseases before it is too late.




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