Happy womens Day
16 June, 2021 by
Progno Health Medical Team

Happy Women’s Day !!!


Your health is your most precious asset. Good health allows you to fully participate in all activities, be at work, family, or social.


A healthy woman brings up a healthy family...


 Every woman can be healthy by following these simple tips


* Keep a check on your weight every week. Maintain a body mass index (BMI) of 23.


* Exercise every day for at least 30 minutes, household work accustomed exercise, It will not burn calories. Preserve your bones & muscles as you age.


* Eat healthy – reduce your salt intake, avoid ready-to-eat meals, pickles, high-calorie carbohydrates & saturated fats Eat more veggies & fruits. Eat natural foods.


* Check for a thyroid swelling (a butterfly shape in the tower part of the neck) when you

   look into the mirror.


* After 30, get blood sugar & BP tests done every year & a thyroid test every 3-Syros.


* Every girl should know how to perform a breast self-examination once she is a teenager

   It should be done every month after the periods and after menopause on a fixed day

   every month.


* Exposure to the sun every day for 30 mins (10 am — 2 pm) builds up vitamin D & keeps the bones healthy. Drinking milk and taking a calcium-rich diet protects you from osteoporosis.


* Folic acid should be taken regularly by all pregnant women & women with 'a low immunity to disease, it plays a vital role in cancer prevention. It is found In green leafy vegetables & fruits.


* Avoid caffeine & alcohol. They slow down the absorption of minerals that are Important

  in maintaining a healthy self.


* Get a pap smear done once a year, Cervical cancer affects more than 30% of women

   every year.


* Annual health check-up & doctor consultations will go a long way in keeping you

   healthy.