As if turning the big 4-0 wasn’t hard enough on me, I remember being at my Dr’s office and when she noticed my birth date, she explaimed, “Oh wow! It’s time for some testing.”
Next thing I knew, I was signing myself up for blood tests, mammograms and thyroid checks. Truth be told, once the results were back and I started taking the supplements suggested, it was as though someone turned the lights on! Breezy Mama turned to Dr. Diana Bitner of Spectrum Health Medical Group, Women’s Health Network, to find out common supplements most women need, why forty is a milestone birthday for needing extra testing and more.
Why do some doctors recommend women have their blood checked after 40? What are they looking for?
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