Women experience different changes in their lives and have important phases all through their way. It sounds such relief that something can help women in determining their health status. While there is so much that people can do for their health, women are also blessed with special do it yourself test that can keep them updated about their health.
Now, with the help of DIY health tests, women can be much more in control of their health and will have to undergo the check-ups and treatment only when required. Some of the DIY health tests specially designed for women are:
Period calendar deluxe – While this app can help women in keeping a record of menstrual period during the month, it can also be of great help in family planning. This app can be used with Blackberry and displays the period calendar, which specifications of the phases and possible fertile dates.
Home Pregnancy test – This test need to be performed manually. The pregnancy test kit contains a strip on which a drop of urine collected from a morning sample has to be placed. The strip storage and procedure of the test should be carried out as mentioned in the instruction leaflet. A colored band in addition to the control band shows the presence of pregnancy, which can later be confirmed from an expert.
Baby Bump – This app is of great help for the expecting mothers. They can keep a track of the fetal kicks and count those bumps. This app is for smart phones and gives information on fetal development and allows storing and sharing the latest happenings.
Testing UTI – This is a home test to determine the presence of urinary tract infections (UTI). These are urine dipsticks and can be performed by women using their urine sample at home. If the related bacteria or cells are found the strip shows positive results. Further, which an expert can be consulted for treatment.
Test for Chlamydia – This is also a home test to determine a common female tract infection. This is a kit which provides the necessary items and instructions. The sample has to be collected from the opening of the female tract as per the instructions given. The sample then needs to be sealed and sent and the results can be received over the phone.