Wellness and Health

Preventive medicine for Gynecology-Obstetrics

Healthcare Guidelines

Doctors' appointments

  • Stay informed- Learn about health care promotion, community health and disease prevention.

  • Take care of your bones- Eat foods like milk, tofu, leafy greens, take calcium supplements

  • Stay safe- Avoid injuries, wear seatbelts, helmets, avoid unprotected sex, wear sunscreen

  • Get regular health checkups​

  • Exercise- At least 30 minutes of exercise each day
  • Stay Happy- do things that give you happiness 

  • Dental check-ups at least once a year

  • Gynecologist visit for pelvic and pap test every 3 years for ages 21-29, then co-testing with cytology and HPV every 5 years (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists).

  • Get HPV vaccine in consultation with your doctor

  • Get a flu vaccine every year

  • Get blood pressure and cholesterol levels checked (annually)

  • Mammogram in consultation with your doctor

Dietary tips

  • Daily fat intake to be restricted to 25-35% of the total calories consumed. Most fats should come from unsaturated fatty acids such as nuts, vegetable oils.

  • Eat low-fat proteins fish, eggs, poultry, nuts, etc.

  • Eat fruits daily

  • Eat whole grains

  • Eat low-fat milk or fat-free milk products every day

Self examination

  • Do oral cavity self-examination of teeth, gums, tongue for any abnormalities

  • Full body examination for skin conditions

  • Check your body mass index (BMI)