Old female usually suffer from low bone density which acres post menopause and pose a risk of osteoporosis. Screening of the levels of vitamin D and calcium is vital during the age of 60 years.
Bone density test
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Blood pressure can increase the risk of heart if it is left uncontrolled. It is advisable to have regular screening and to determine any complications in the case of hypertension patients.
Every woman should get a yearly exam after the age of 40 where the doctor visually and manually check the symptoms of breast cancer such as changes in shape and size of breast lumps or any kind of discharge.
This test is used to examine the cervix to check the risk of cervical cancer. It is recommended that women above age 21 should undergo a PAP test at least once in 3 years.
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The most common cancer according to w H o is breast cancer. A mammogram is used to screen for breast cancer and is recommended every 2 years for women after the age of 50.
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Increasing age also increases the risk of heart disease and disc test helps in determining the health of the heart. It evaluates the total cholesterol in the body including your HDL and LDL levels.
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