Category: Preventative Care

What’s Your Number? The 411 on Bone Density (And Why You Should Care)

Blog What’s Your Number? The 411 on Bone Density (And Why You Should Care) May 5, 2018   Preventative Care You’ve probably heard your doctor stress the importance of yearly physicals, flu shots, and mammograms — but what about the value of bone density tests? Bone density testing is one of the many screenings we perform here at Garrison Women’s Health. The purpose of the test is… Read more »

Ace Your Gyno Exam: What to Know and What to Ask

Blog Ace Your Gyno Exam: What to Know and What to Ask January 20, 2018   Preventative Care, Sexual Health, Wellness We know attending a gynecological (gyno) appointment can cause some apprehension. It’s common to feel uneasy about exposing your private areas to a doctor you’ve only met a handful of times. Are you ever unsure of what to say? Maybe you’re insecure about an abnormal symptom… Read more »

Be Your Breast Self: Easy Ways to Detect (and Prevent) Breast Cancer

Blog Be Your Breast Self: Easy Ways to Detect (and Prevent) Breast Cancer September 26, 2017   Preventative Care Here’s an astounding fact: one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. As medicine evolves, researchers develop new tools to diagnose breast cancer in its earliest stages. The newest technology being used to detect breast abnormalities is 3D Mammography, allowing doctors to take multiple images of… Read more »