SO, WHAT CAN YOU EX­PECT IN A HEALTH CHECK?

Good Health (Australia) - - Be Informed -

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» Anaemia screen­ings are done with a pin prick test to check haemoglobin lev­els.

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» A blood pres­sure read­ing can be done with a cuff around the arm, while the blood test to de­ter­mine to­tal choles­terol doesn’t re­quire fast­ing.

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» With the breast-check ed­u­ca­tion, you will be in­structed on what a lump feels like with a model, la­tex breast with hid­den lumps, to raise the aware­ness of self-breast ex­am­i­na­tion at all ages.

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» The phar­ma­cists then en­cour­age life­style dis­cus­sions where you can chat about your diet, ex­er­cise and smok­ing habits and get some handy tips.

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