Health Checks

As I have said before Trinny & Susannah in their book The Survival Guide: A Woman’s Secret Weapon For Getting Through The Year they have dedicated June to being happy, healthy and wise. Naturally one of the things they have said is really important to do this month is to make an appointment for your regular cervical smear test. I know it sucks but its the wise thing to do if you want to stay happy and healthy.

While you’re at it here’s a gentle reminder thanks to Caroline Jones and her book The Desperate Housewife’s Guide to Life and Love of are some other vital health checks every woman must have:

From the age of 20

  • Breast self examination
  • STI test
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Cholesterol test

From the age of 35

  • Bone density test

From the age of 40

  • Bowel cancer test
  • Diabetes test
  • Heart disease screening

From the age of 50

  • Mammogram & breast exam

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