Most women have been observed to overlook the fact that they need to visit the gynecologist, regularly. Whether that is their core nature or a result of extreme busyness due to responsibilities, one can’t say.
Many women and even girls shy away from talking about ailments of private nature. School-going girls get embarrassed when asked if they visit a lady doctor regularly. Why is that? If we contract cold or cough, we sure run to a general physician, but repeatedly postpone or just plain ignore it, when it is a case of sickness from diseases of the private organs.
In many cases, cent percent women do not seem to know the right time to visit the gynecologist (doctor who studies female biology). They would see a doctor only at the eleventh hour when the case is worsened with no possibilities of cure without surgery.
So, for all you women out there, who do not know why you should visit the gynecologist, we show you reasons.
Also read: When Should You Visit Your Dermatologist
The First Visit
Ideally, it is suggested by the well practiced hands, that a first visit to the gynecologist should be made right when a girl hits puberty. Your hormones change at a rapid speed as your female genitals and breasts develop. So, to make sure you are growing well, it is wise to get a thorough body checkup done.
Timely Regular checks
In the course of your lifetime, one’s body goes through tremendous changes under several conditions. Your lifestyle, eating habits, work and traveling patterns, etc. leave unseen changes biologically. It wouldn’t harm to chalk out a calendar and mark at least one visit a year. This way you rule out any possibilities of a disease zeroing in on you and enjoy life in a healthy fashion.
Menstruation and Pregnancy
In the life of an average woman, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that she faces major health issues during her monthly menstruation cycles and the time of pregnancy. It is important that you make sure that you do not contract sexually transmitted diseases through intercourse. Having missed your periods, irregular and painful periods, heavy bleeding are all signs of possible serious pelvic conditions.
Having covered these grounds of your health checks, you will not only make sure of your own good health but of your family too and thus, a happy future ahead.