Medical Tests you need to get

It’s important to keep up (or start if you haven’t already) regular medical testing for various diseases and conditions as we enter menopause. Here are some recommended screening/immunisations you should consider:

Immunisation

  • Annual flu vaccine
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Boosters for childhood immunisations

Blood Tests

  • Iron
  • Calcium
  • Sugar levels (fasting level as a check for diabetes)
  • Cholesterol
  • Liver function
  • Thyroid function

Other Tests/Checks

  • Blood pressure
  • Bone density
  • Weight
  • Heart health
  • Bowel screening
  • Breast screening
  • Cervical Screening test (Pap Test)
  • Dental check-ups
  • Optometrist checks
  • Glaucoma check

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