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Wellness in Your 20s

Women’s bodies go through many changes during a lifetime. But it’s never too soon or too late to pursue a healthy mind, body and spirit.
For a healthy you:

  • Get at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day
  • Eat a smart, well-balanced diet
  • Do a monthly breast self-exam
  • Get a baseline cholesterol panel (total, LDL, HDL, triglycerides)
  • Get your blood pressure checked every two years
  • Get an annual pelvic exam and Pap test (including screening for STDs)
  • Get baseline vision and hearing exams
  • Visit the dentist twice a year for routine cleanings and exams
  • Get a diphtheria-tetanus vaccine every 10 years; substitute one 10-year dose with diphtheria-tetanus pertussis once before age 65
  • Do a monthly skin self-exam to check for new moles/changes
  • Get a baseline overall skin exam

To find a physician visit our find a doc or call (502) 629-1234 for a physician referral.

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