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Annual Exams

Thrive Wellness Center For Women -  - Gynecology

Thrive Wellness Center For Women

Gynecology & Functional Medicine located in Glendale, CA

When it comes to health and wellness, your annual exams are an essential part of your preventive health care plan. Jennifer Huddleston, PA-C, and the team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women in Glendale, California, take a holistic approach medicine and offer comprehensive annual exams for women that encompasses all of your health needs. To schedule you annual exam with a compassionate team who put your health needs first, contact the Los Angeles office by phone or online today.

Annual Exams Q & A

Why are annual exams important?  

Annual exams, also called gynecological exams and women’s wellness exams, are important because it’s a comprehensive evaluation of your total health. For the team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women, annual exams allow them to assess your total health, screen for common health issues, and help you take steps to prevent disease.

In addition to establishing your baseline health needs, your annual exam also improves your patient-doctor relationship. The team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women specialize in functional medicine and consider themselves more of a partner in your health and wellness. They work closely with you developing personalized treatment plans focused on optimizing health and wellness so you can live a healthy, happy, and active life. 

What happens during annual exams?  

The specifics of your annual exam may depend on many factors, including your age, medical and gynecological history, and personal health concerns. However, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation from the women’s health experts at Thrive Wellness Center For Women.

During your annual exam, your provider asks detailed questions about your health, medical and family history, gynecological history, sexual history, diet, exercise habits, and daily stresses. Then, your provider conducts a physical, breast, and pelvic exam.

Based on the information gathered during your exam, your provider may request various health screenings to further assess health and risk of disease. After gathering all the information needed to assess your health, your provider at Thrive Wellness Center For Women spends time reviewing your health and talking to you about the steps you can take to improve health and wellness. Thrive Wellness Center For Women also offers contraception education and specializes in pelvic health issues. 

The team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women believe food in medicine and may spend a lot of time talking to you about your nutritional health and providing diet and supplement recommendations to optimize wellness. 

What special screenings are conducted during annual exams?

Your annual exam may include various health screenings based on your age, personal medical and gynecological history, and family history. Some of the health screenings women need include:

  • Pap smear
  • Bone density testing
  • Mammogram
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening

The team performs your Pap smear and STD screening at the office. 

For compassionate women’s health care, contact Thrive Wellness Center For Women by phone or online today to schedule your annual exam.