Follow these steps to set the right healthy habits for maintaining well-being as you age and increase your chances of a disease- and illness-free future.
- Annual physical—blood pressure, clinical breast exam, blood test
- STD screening if you are sexually active
- Pelvic exam and Pap test starting at age 21
- Blood sugar and cholesterol testing
- Skin check—talk to your doctor if you notice any new or changed moles or marks
- Monthly breast self-exam
- Vision and dental exams