Gynecology is the branch of physiology and medicine concerned with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system.
The current standard of care for teen girls is an annual gynecological appointment beginning between the ages of 13 and 15. At this time in their lives, adolescent girls have many questions and concerns about the changes they are experiencing and it is important to start thinking about their female health in order to prevent problems in the future.
Establishing a comfortable and trusting relationship with a gynecologist early on in a girl's life promotes better understanding and awareness of her development. Teens have more to worry about than pregnancy. We can help them adopt lifelong attitudes and behaviors that reduce their risk for STDs and unintended pregnancy or prevent HPV, which is the major cause of cervical cancer.
During your reproductive age, go see your Gynecologist for a yearly routine check-up Gynecological problems are often
the sort that go undetected until the problem is severe (precancerous damages, myomas, cysts).
From screening tests to Pap smears and candid conversations you might not have with anyone else, your yearly check-up can be a lifesaver.
If you have confirmed your pregnancy, it is wise to schedule appointments with your doctors, so you can start getting prenatal care.
Menopause typically occurs in women in midlife, during their late 40s or early 50s, and signals the end of the fertile phase of a woman's life. For some women, the accompanying signs and effects (mood disturbance, hot flashes, fatigue, decreased libido, etc) that can occur during the menopause transition years can significantly disrupt their daily activities and sense of well-being.
As you go through menopause you can do much to stay healthy, feel better, reduce health risks from osteoporosis and bone loss or heart disease, and maybe even ease hot flashes. We will give you the tips.