You're in your 30s! What can you do to live a healthier life?

Be healthier with one, or all, of the steps below! Get the conversation started at your next well-woman visit with this list.

A well-woman visit is a yearly preventive checkup with your doctor. It's a time to check in on how you're doing, how you'd like to be doing, and what changes you can make to reach your health goals.Full-Flower-v3.png

In addition to talking with your provider or nurse about your health, you may also need certain vaccines and medical tests. You do not need every test every year!

The EMHS Center for Women’s Health at Inland offers a range of providers and resources for women as you begin to think about starting a family or as you care for yourself and your family.

If finances are preventing you from receiving care, our financial assistance program may be able to help. Ask our community health navigator for more information. 

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Every day I will try to:
  • Eat healthy — go to to get started
  • Get at least 30 minutes of physical activity
  • Get at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep
  • Reach and maintain a healthy weight
  • Get help to quit or don't start smoking
  • Wear a helmet when riding a bike and wear protective gear for sports
  • Wear a seatbelt in cars and not text and drive
  • Take 400 to 800 mcg of folic acid
  • Limit alcohol use to one drink or less
  • Not use illegal drugs or misuse prescription drugs

Talk to my doctor at least once a year about:
  • Whether I plan to have children in the next year or the right birth control for me
  • My weight (BMI), diet, and physical activity level
  • My tobacco and alcohol use
  • Any violence in my life
  • Depression and any other mental health concerns
  • Diabetes screening
  • My family health history, especially of cancer
  • Who will make health care decisions for me if I am unable toAdvance directives tell your doctor what kind of care you want if you become unable to make medical decisions

*Ask if I need these tests, medicines, or vaccines this year:
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Flu
  • Hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • HPV
  • Pelvic exam (Pap)
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap) and other age appropriate vaccines, boosters, and screenings 
  • Tuberculosis


* The decision to get any medical test or procedure is a personal one between you and your doctor, at any age. These age ranges are suggested by our sources and may not apply to every person.

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