It’s National Women’s Health Week. This week is devoted to reminding women to make their health a priority. Below is a list of resources provided by WomensHealth.gov that can help you gather insight into where you are in terms of health knowledge and what you can be doing to stay healthy.
- General Women’s Health: Quiz: What’s Your Health Score?: https://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw/quiz
- Women’s Health By Age: Take a moment to view the “Steps To Health” by age to gather insight into what you need to be doing in terms of preventative women’s health care by age: https://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw/by-age/.
- Women’s Mental Health: Whether you are a working mom or full-time college student, women take on many roles today. It is important to maintain a balanced life for overall mental health. Understanding some of the area’s of mental health can help some of those in need. https://www.womenshealth.gov/mental-health/
- Eating Healthy: Eating healthy has a whole host of benefits from managing weight to mental clarity, eating a balanced diet fuels you for life. https://www.womenshealth.gov/healthy-eating
- Get Active: You are never to old or young to get out and get active. Getting active does more than help you lose and/or maintain your weight, it can help balance mood, focus, and energy. https://www.womenshealth.gov/getting-active
- Top Questions About Fitness and Women: https://careteamplus.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/fact-sheet-fitness-and-women.pdf
- Top Questions About Nutrition And Women: https://careteamplus.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/fact-sheet-nutrition-and-women.pdf
- Fact Sheet on Cervical Cancer: https://careteamplus.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/fact-sheet-cervical-cancer.pdf
- Fact Sheet on Menstrual Cycle: https://careteamplus.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/fact-sheet-menstrual-cycle.pdf
- Fact Sheet on HPV: https://careteamplus.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/human-papillomavirus-factsheet.pdf
Once you have taken some time with the above resources, come back to make an appointment for your annual checkup and Pap smear.