#NWHW May 12-18
Your health is a lifelong journey. It’s unique. It’s personal. It yours. This National Women’s Health Week, learn what you can do to take the next step on your personal health journey.
Led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH), National Women’s Health Week encourages women to prioritize their health and take simple steps to improve it. To be your healthiest self, you can:
- Visit a health care provider for a well-woman visit (checkup) and preventive screenings and vaccines.
- Get active.
- Eat healthy.
- Pay attention to your mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress.
- Practice safe behaviors, such as quitting smoking, not texting while driving, and taking steps to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections.
We know that when it comes to taking steps for better health, it’s not always easy. Every woman has her own approach and is on her own unique, personal health journey. Take time this National Women’s Health Week to pause and reflect on your health. Ask yourself where you are on your health journey and where you want to go. Whether you’re focused on getting regular physical activity, eating healthier, or managing your stress, you get to choose the next step on your journey and how you get there. OWH has tips and resources to help you along the way!
For ideas and tips to help you improve your health in a way that’s uniquely you, visit www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw. Start working toward your health goals today — and share your progress with us using #NWHW and #FindYourHealth.
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