Our Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and physicians provide a full range care for women at all stages of their lives. From the onset of menstruation through the challenges of perimenopause and menopause we they are here to help. Our care includes treatment and counseling for:
Gynecologists can treat girls or women at any age. We at Peak Vista recommend starting to visit a gynecologist from the age of 13 to 15 years. A visit to the gynecologist is recommended for annual screening and any time a woman has concerns about symptoms such as pelvic, vulvar, and vaginal pain or abnormal bleeding from the uterus.
Building up a relationship with a women’s doctor enables a girl or woman to be more comfortable asking questions about menstruation, sexuality and so on. It also gives the doctor a chance to guide a woman’s overall welfare in the long term, through counseling on important health and lifestyle issues.
There are many different reasons for visiting a gynecologist. If it is a young woman’s first visit, she may just have a chat with the doctor, get some general health information, and find out what to expect in the future. If it’s for recurring patient, it could be for annual checkup, to get more information on a specific situation, etc.
At any visit with the gynecologist, it is worth remembering: