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Longer & Healthier Life

Women's health encompasses a wide range of physical, mental, and social factors that influence the overall well-being of women throughout their lives. It is a critical area of healthcare, as women face unique health challenges and risk factors compared to men.At GPFM, Dr Sayani and Ms Randolph are passionate about improving Women’s health.We use a holistic approach and collaborate with specialty experts to take care of our female patients.

Our Focus Includes:

  • Reproductive health: Management of contraception, including placement of Nexplanon, disorders of menstruation, menopause, and management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
  • Mental health: Management of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety., which are more common in women.
  • Chronic diseases in women, including osteoporosis, heart disease and stroke, and autoimmune disease.
  • Nutrition and exercise: Maintaining a healthy diet and engaging in regular physical activity are crucial for women's overall health and well-being.
  • Preventive care: Regular checkups, screenings, and preventive measures can help detect and manage health problems early, improving women's health outcomes.

Women's Health Q&A

What is women’s health?

Women’s health includes all the care, screenings, and services needed to stay healthy or become healthier. Your risk for various diseases and conditions increases as you age. Still, some conditions affect women specifically or in different ways than men.

Which services does women’s health include?

Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC offers a range of services dedicated to helping women maintain or improve their health at any age. At the office, you can get routine women’s health services, including:

  • Pap smears
    Pap smears are tests for cervical cancer and cell changes to the cervix. These happen once every few years after you turn 25.
  • Breast exams
    Breast exams check for lumps in the breast tissue, which could indicate breast cancer. Women’s health includes breast health, and you start getting breast cancer screening tests called mammograms after you turn 40. 
  • Birth control management
    Hormonal birth control works as a contraceptive but can also regulate your periods and period symptoms. Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC helps you choose a birth control option that works for you. 

Other services within women’s health treat conditions like endometriosis or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), support your transition into menopause, or help you identify and treat infertility. 

What can I do to improve my health at home?

During your women’s health visits at Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC, the team evaluates your lifestyle, behaviors, and overall health. They can help you make changes to improve your health and possibly extend your lifespan, including:

  • Getting the nutrition you need.
  • Taking vitamins or hormones.
  • Getting more exercise.
  • Stopping smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use.
  • Reducing stress.
  • Coming in for health screenings.
  • Staying up-to-date on vaccinations.
  • Protecting your skin from sun damage.

With regular visits and your own cooperation, you can maintain your health for decades and experience as few health complications as possible.

Please call Germantown Pediatric and Family Medicine LLC or book an online appointment to schedule your next women’s health visit. 

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