Many women are fearful of getting regular physical exams. They worry that they may be suffering from a serious condition even though they feel fine, physically. However, such exams are essential to maintaining the health of women of all ages.

There are a number of reason women should receive regular physical exams. They help doctors become familiar with patients and help them better deal with future health issues. Regular physicals also help doctors ensure that any potential problems are detected early. Regular physicals help doctor catch conditions like cervical cancer, breast cancer, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Regular general wellness physicals also provide an excellent opportunity for women to discuss plans for healthy living and receive invaluable information about diet and exercise from their physicians.