As a woman, you need special exams and screenings throughout your life to protect your overall health and wellness. A women’s wellness exam includes a full physical exam, including a clinical breast and pelvic exam as well as health screenings,
blood tests, vaccinations, and education or counselling so you can make informed health care decisions. Even If you feel fine, you should make your annual women’s wellness exam a priority. These visits help you avoid serious medical problems in the future.
The Doctors in Developed countries recommends dividing a woman’s life cycle into four intervals to ensure the highest quality of primary and preventative care, including:
Young women who are not sexually active should have their first women’s wellness exam between the ages of 13-15, with annual visits thereafter. The first visit generally does not include a pelvic examination, instead your
gynecologist will likely familiarize his/herself with your medical history, including menstrual history (Menarche- start of menstrual cycle) and body mass index (BMI). They will also provide health guidance, vaccinations, screening, and
preventive health services as needed. Common issues to be noted on health parameters – Hypertension (high blood pressure), High lipids levels, Obesity, Eating disorders, Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, Learning or school problems,
Addictions (like smoking, alcohol, drug abuse), Depression, Loneliness.
The main reasons young women in this age group visit their gynecologist for an annual wellness exam include contraception, pregnancy, and cervical cancer screening. However, it’s also important to screen for obesity,
diabetes, hypertension, and autoimmune diseases (e.g., lupus and arthritis). Annual pelvic exams and pap smears are essential for early detection and treatment of common conditions. Common issues to be noted on health parameters - Polycystic
ovary syndrome (PCOS), Uterus related - Endometriosis, Polyps Fibroids, Infertility issues, Pelvic inflammation & pain, Vulvo-vaginal issues, Sexually transmitted disease (STD), menstrual irregularity.
Women in this age group begin experiencing menstrual changes associated with peri-menopause and menopause, so it is important to monitor hormone levels and overall wellness. Here are common issues to be noted on health
parameters - for mature women: Bone density (weak bones & degenerative changes), Breast issues, Stomach & Colon related issues, Blood sugar irregularities, Thyroidal dysfunctions, Hypertension, High Cholesterol.
Older women should continue seeing their gynecologist each year to promote successful aging. Women in this age group should be educated about disease prevention, particularly cardiovascular disease, and monitored for
the following conditions: Chronic lower respiratory disease, Certain cancers (e.g., ovarian, cervical and skin), Alzheimer’s disease, loss of memory, Hypertension, high lipids leverl, Obesity, Osteoporosis, lack of sleep, anxiety,
Unintentional injuries (accidents), Imbalance in walking.
As per study & survey, the top 5 wellness boosters for Women were: good fitness, balanced social life, trusted & stable relationships, financial security, and career & professional satisfaction.
Q. What are Herbal powders?
The useful part of Herbs or medicinal plant is selected, dried, powdered & sieved to 40 or 60 mesh. They can be easily stored and transported.
Q. How effective are Herbal Powders?
They are very effective and fast acting if taken as recommended for particular illness and in correct dosage, as suggested by health practitioner. The result may be seen within 5-7 days.
Q. What is the Shelf life of Herbal Powders?
Generally dried powdered herbs if stored properly never get spoiled or damaged. They may be less effective after 5 years of manufacturing.
Q. What are the importance of Herbal medicines?
Herbal medicines are derived from Natural, Pure Herbs with Natural origin. They work as per their content of natural, pure Bio-active substances (Glucosides), which are not chemicals and not artificially induced!
Hence no side-effects of Herbal Medicines, if taken in recommended dosage and for specific illness, Like – Shatavari (Asparagus) Powder very good for Women Wellness.
Q. Can you make tea from powdered herbs?
Teas can be made by pouring 1 cup of boiling water over 1–2 teaspoons of dried herbs. Cover and let tea steep for 5 minutes or so (roots and bark take longer). Then filter or decant the upper Tea solution and drink.
Q. How you can say, Women have good Health and she is fit?
If Women has her menarche and menopause without any major health issues, if she has kept BMI under healthy range, if she can perform her social & family routine without much difficulty, her hormonal functions are normal,
then you can say that Women has good Health & she is fit!
Q. How can you judge that Women need Health check up?
If there is irregularities in menstrual cycles, if there is unexplained weight loss or weight gain, if there is frequent back pain, restlessness, anxiety, giddiness, whole body edema, urinary issues, breast discomfort,
frequent vaginal white discharge – are the signs that Women need Health Check up!
Q. How to Boost Women health?
Maintain sanitary hygiene (especially during menstrual period), get married & have children at right age, do not take unnecessary stress, eat healthy food, exercise regularly, sleep at regular time for minimum 6-7 hours in a day,
have a Me-Time, dedicated to self - development, enjoyment, fun-frolic.
Q. Herbs good for Women Wellness?
Shatavari, Aloe vera, Moringa, Gotukola, Indian Gooseberry, Ashoka.