Why Seniors Need Annual Women's Exams

Many women over 65 may think that they no longer need to see their gynecologist every year, especially if they have had a hysterectomy or are no longer sexually active. However, this is a misconception that can put their health at risk. Here are some reasons why seniors still need annual women's exams. Cancer Screenings Many women over 65 do not need a Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer unless they have a history of abnormal results or a high-risk condition.

What Severe Bleeding Could Mean And What You Should Do

Heavy bleeding during your period can be difficult to have to deal with. If you have always bled heavily, it may not seem like a big deal, but definitely something you should have checked out. If you have never bled heavily, and suddenly started bleeding heavily, it's something to be concerned about. Heavy bleeding on your period could be a sign of a number of different issues, and you should have it checked out by your OBGYN.