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Women's Health at Every Age

Women's Health at Every Age

Aug 10, 2020

At Inspira Health, we aim to improve the lives of all we serve. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and we offer a full array of preventive health services to our community. Below are the general recommendations for preventive care in each age group. Talk to your primary care provider (PCP) today about what is recommended for you based on your lifestyle and family history. Don’t have a PCP? Call 1-800-INSPIRA to find a primary care office near you!

20's - 30's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Discuss cholesterol, diabetes, and risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV
  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as HPV, tetanus, whooping cough & flu

Every 3 Years:

  • Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap Test

Every 5-10 Years:

  • Vision Screening (more often for high-risk) 

 

40's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Discuss risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV


Every 3 Years:

  • Diabetes Screening
  • Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap Test (or HPV test every 5 years)


Every 5 Years:

  • 45+: Cholesterol Screening

 

50's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Mammogram
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Hepatitis C (if born between 1945-1965)
  • Discuss risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV

55+:

  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as pneumonia, shingles, tetanus, whooping cough & flu
  • Discuss Lung Cancer Screening (if current or previous pack a day smoker)
  • Every 3 Years:
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Cervical Cancer Screening: HPV Test or Pap Test

Every 5 Years:

  • Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap Test (or HPV test every 5 years)
  • Cholesterol Screening


Every 10 Years:

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: Colonoscopy

 

60's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Fall Prevention
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Osteoporosis Screening (at least once)
  • Hepatitis C (if born between 1945-1965)
  • Vision Screening (every 1-2 years)

Every 3 Years:

  • Discuss risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV
  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as pneumonia, shingles, tetanus, whooping cough & flu
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap Test (or HPV Test every 5 years) | 66+: Discuss if needed

Every 5 Years:

  • Cholesterol Screening

Every 10 Years:

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: Colonoscopy
  • 76+: Discuss if needed | 85+: Not recommended


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Topics: Health and Wellness, Primary Care