Maintaining exceptional women’s health includes routine wellness checkups with a qualified primary care specialist. At Be Well Medical in Hadley, Massachusetts, osteopathic physician Shiva Rastegar, DO, offers comprehensive women’s health care services. Call the office to schedule a women’s health exam or use the online booking feature today.

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What is women’s health?

Women’s health services at Be Well Medical include top-notch care from an osteopathic physician to prevent, evaluate, diagnose, or treat common health conditions many women may face. Examples include:

  • Low estrogen
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Gynecological problems
  • Infertility
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Menopause symptoms

Dr. Rastegar takes a holistic approach to women’s health care, offering conservative, preventive therapies whenever possible. She also provides prescription medicines when needed.

What are the benefits of women’s health exams?

Attending annual women’s health exams offers a variety of benefits for your health. The exams allow Dr. Rastegar to rule out or detect medical problems before complications develop. She customizes women’s health exams, tailoring them to your unique needs.

What should I expect during a women’s health exam?

During women’s wellness checkups at Be Well Medical, friendly providers check your body weight, blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs to screen for disease risk factors.

Dr. Rastegar discusses your medical history, including any medications you take and symptoms you have. She assesses your overall health during a comprehensive physical exam. She evaluates your vision, reflexes, breathing, heartbeat, neck, abdomen, and more.

Dr. Rastegar also offers pelvic exams and Pap tests to screen for signs of cervical cancer.

She could suggest you complete blood tests, urine tests, heart-function testing, ultrasounds, bone density scans, mammograms, or other imaging procedures to detect or rule out common women’s health conditions.

Which women’s health treatments are available?

Women’s health treatments available at Be Well Medical include:

  • Nutrition counseling
  • Dietary supplements
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Medications
  • Osteopathic manual medicine
  • Suboxone® treatment for opioid addiction
  • Mental health treatments
  • STD treatments
  • Birth control
  • Vaccinations
  • Specialist referrals

Dr. Rastegar refers you to a specialist if needed for complex women’s health issues, such as gynecological problems or breast cancer.

When should I schedule women’s health exams?

Unless Dr. Rastegar suggests more frequent visits because of specific health concerns, schedule women’s health exams every year. You can also book appointments at Be Well Medical if you have concerns about your health or experience new or unusual symptoms.

To schedule a women’s health evaluation at Be Well Medical, call the office or use the online booking feature today.