Dallas County Living Well Magazine March/April 2018 - Page 44

18 Reasons to See an OB/GYN in 2018 R esolutions are made at the beginning of every new year, and a lot of people tend to put health-related goals on their list of what they would like to achieve. Annual physical exams are one of the ways women can maintain their New Year’s resolutions. More spe- cifically, having an annual women’s health check-up with an OB/GYN is a great way for women to monitor their health and well-being, and ensure they are being treated properly for any conditions that may arise throughout their lifetime. There are multiple reasons why seeing an OB/GYN should be a goal for you during 2018. Whether you want ad- vice on waiting to start a family or if you are ready to have children right away, an OB/GYN can guide you through a wide-variety of women’s health issues, including those com- pletely unrelated to child-bearing or 42 By Kristen Carmichael, MD pregnancy prevention. Let’s take a look at 18 reasons why it is important for women to see an OB/ GYN in 2018. Women’s Health (1) It may not be common knowl- edge that OB/GYNs can administer their own vaccinations. You can actu- ally get vaccines from your women’s health physician for human papilloma- virus (HPV), the flu, and other viruses/ conditions. about and can help you w Ѡɽ)ɕѵи(ФUɥɅЁѥ̀UQ%̤)ɔݽՔѼ)ѕɥѥѼѡɕѡɄѕ)͕Յѕɍ͔eȁ=e8)ɽ٥ԁݥѠѥ́ɔ)ٕѥUQ%́ɽ٥ԁݥѠ)ѥѼȁѕɥ)ȁ䁽ѡѥ(Ȥeȁ=e8ͼ)ݥѠݕЁЁՕ́)͍́ѥ́Ёɍ͔)ѡЁɔЁхɕѼȁ٥Յ)ͥѹٕ́Ԥ ȁ͍ɕ)ɥ=e8٥ͥи1ɸ)܁ѼѕЁȁɕ͔)مɥѕɥ٤)́́ݕ́)ɕЁȰݡ́ѡ͕)Ёȁɤ)ݽ(̤%ԁٔ䁥Օ́ݥѠ)مэ幕̰͍ɝ)ȁȰѡ͔ɔ)ѥ́ѡЁȁ=e8ݥ܀ؤeԁͼٔȁՅ)Ѡ͍ɕՍѕݥѠ)=e8Q䁍ѕЁȁ)ɕɔѕ̰ٕ)11L =U9Qd1٥]5饹5I AI%0