Adolescence

Girls that have not had their period yet, should continue to follow up with their pediatricians for general exams. Once young ladies are 18 and or sexually active they should see a gynecologist for annual exams. If the patients have specific health problems, they should be following up with their specialist.

Women 18-34 years old

  • Annual exams with a gynecologist is recommended and encouraged.
  • Good nutrition, exercise and supplemental vitamins and calcium are beneficial.
  • General physical exam by a general doctor every 1-2 years is also recommended.

Women 35-49 years oldĀ 

  • Annual exams with a gynecologist is recommended and encouraged
  • Yearly mammograms
  • Cholesterol screening and general physical exams
  • Screening for bone loss and osteoporosis
  • Regular exercise and good nutrition
  • Vitamins – cancer fighting antioxidants – C,E,Beta-Carotene,Selenium
  • B-complex vitamins
  • Calcium 1000-1500 mg daily for bone health
  • Vitamin D 400-600 units daily for absorption of calcium

Women 50 years young and younger!

  • Annual exams with a gynecologist
  • Yearly mammograms
  • Yearly cholesterol screening and general physical exams
  • Screening for colon cancer and polyps
  • Screening for heart disease
  • Screening for bone loss and osteoporosis
  • Good nutrition and regular exercise
  • Vitamins – cancer fighting antioxidants – C,E,Beta-Carotene,Selenium
  • B-complex vitamins
  • Calcium 1000-1500 mg daily for bone health
  • Vitamin D 400-600 units daily for absorption of calcium