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Although entering your 40s is an important milestone full of new chapters and experiences, for many women, aging is the start of health changes. Women over 40 are typically more at risk for heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer, and so it’s important to be more cognizant of these areas of your health going forward. Fortunately, you can easily do that by being prepared with the right questions to ask the doctor when you go in for your annual check-up or gynecological exam. We asked Dr. Yael Swica, a women’s health doctor and Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Columbia University, what questions you should be asking your doctor:
Click below for an mp3 of the interview (51 minutes)
Yael Swica MD was interviewed by Kristin Sturt at Grandparents.com for an article entitled, 6 Ways Your Vagina Changes as You Age.
For the most reliable and trustworthy source of information on menopause on the web, see the official website of the North American Menopause Society.