Women are one of the important pillars of this society. Being a woman is not easy with the daily chaos of her life, it becomes difficult for her to take care of her health. However, getting regular health check-ups is necessary for the early detection of diseases. Early detection can help to prevent complications of the diseases.
Comprehensive packages - Women is done:
• As a part of a routine check-up
• In women who are at risk factors of having diseases such as diabetes, thyroid, liver, heart, or kidney diseases
• In women having a family history of diabetes, thyroid, liver, heart, or kidney diseases
• In women who are obese
Frequently asked questions
How is the blood sample taken?
To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
Which health conditions affect women more as compared to men?
The health conditions which affect women more as compared to men include osteoarthritis, mental health & disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, stress, stroke, and urinary tract infections.
Why women are more likely to get osteoporosis as compared to men?
Women are more likely to develop osteoporosis as compared to men as women tend to have smaller and thinner bones. The hormone estrogen is responsible for the protection of bones in women. When women reach menopause, the chances of bone loss increases leading to disorders or diseases of bone much more as compared to men.
Why women are more at risk of urinary tract infection as compared to men?
Women are more at risk of urinary tract infection as compared to men because they have a shorter urethra than men. The bacteria can travel easily to reach a womans genital and infect the bladder.
What factors make women fall for a higher risk of getting a stroke?
The factors which make women fall for a higher risk of getting a stroke include high blood pressure, using birth control medicines, smoking, depression, obesity, diabetes, intake of too much salt, etc.