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Staying Healthy With a Well-Woman Visit Every Year!

Scheduling your  “well-woman” visit with a The Women’s Center healthcare provider every year is an important component to staying healthy.  Well-woman visits include a full checkup, aside from any other visit for sickness or injury you may have scheduled.

Well- woman visits focus on preventive care for women, which can include:

 

What happens during a well-woman visit?

Your well-woman visit is a chance to focus on your overall health and wellness. There are 3 main goals for the visit:

 

The Basics: What to Expect

1. Health habits and history
Before your physical exam, The Women’s Center provider will ask you to answer some questions about your overall health.

These questions may cover topics like your:

 

Eating habits and physical activity

 

2. Physical exam
The Women’s Center provider will examine your body, which may include:

 

3. Health goals
The Women’s Center healthcare provider will talk about your next steps for helping you stay healthy. Together, you can decide which screenings or follow-up services are right for you and for your overall health and fitness.

If you have health goals, like losing weight or quitting smoking, you and your Women’s Center provider can design a plan to help you meet these goals.

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