Learn all you can about your health and become educated in screenings and tests you will need at this stage of your life. Always ask your medical health care professional questions to stay informed. Some recommended questions to ask include:
What are some activities I can be involved in to help with diet and exercise?
When should I have regular checkups?
What new screenings do I need to be aware of right now and when should I schedule them?
How can I prevent osteoporosis?
How much calcium and vitamin D should I get each day?
What are some ways I can reduce stress?
When visiting your health care professional for specific reasons, there are important questions to remember to ask:
Whom should I call to find out the test results and when should I call?
Why do you recommend this test or treatment?
Are there any other treatments or options I could take?