One of the best ways doctors detect gynecologic cancers early is when women understand when something abnormal goes on with their body. As 2017 approaches, make it a New Year’s resolution to be more on top of your women’s health. It may save your life.
Check out our favorite apps for women’s health that can help you track your menstrual cycle, make fitness goals, note changing symptoms, and more.
The Best Apps for Women’s Health
The first app on our list is Women’s Health Diary. It’s a conglomerate of many women’s health apps put together. This app has capabilities of a menstrual tracker and a women’s fitness app. Some of its features include:
- Weight and BMI tracking
- Calorie counting
- Menstrual cycle calendar
- Health screenings
- Health appointments
- Medication diary
- And more!
If you’re not sure exactly what you want in a women’s health app, try this one that combines many things in one!
The Clue app is not your average period tracker, it’s one of the best period tracker apps. You can mark on a calendar the day your period starts each month, but you can also track symptoms you feel on different days. There are options to record such symptoms as nausea, changes in libido, food cravings, stomach pain, and the days you engage in sexual intercourse.
Clue will predict your fertile window and ovulation day, and they’ll also send you an email each month that summarizes your cycle length and symptoms. This is a great app for the women who are trying to get pregnant, or someone who wants to track women’s health symptoms, allowing her to easily notice when symptoms change.
Boarding for Breast Cancer, or B4BC, is a breast cancer prevention app. The B4BC app will provide you a self breast exam reminder each month, along with an exam guide, wellness tips, and education on breast cancer awareness. This is a great tool to use in between visits with your doctor and to empower yourself to take control of your health.
Have you gotten your cancer screening yet?
All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, but you can work to prevent them or catch them early. Take charge in 2017 by downloading one of these women’s health apps and coming in to Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care for a cancer screening.