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5 Essential Women’s Imaging Services

Women’s imaging services exist to help women own their health. From screening services to interventional procedures, these five services help you stay healthy and take control of your health.

1. A Mammogram: Possibly the Best-Known Women’s Imaging Service

When we think of women’s imaging, we most often think of mammograms.

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Essential Screenings for a Woman Post-menopause

Post-menopause can be a drastic adjustment for many women. Your body has undergone a significant physical change. With that come certain increased risks due to a sharp decrease in your estrogen and other hormones. Some women may choose hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to deal with menopausal symptoms and health risks, although HRT itself can increase the risk of certain diseases.

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What is a DEXA Scan?

If you’re a post-menopausal woman, you should ask your doctor about a DEXA Scan. A DEXA Scan is a test to measure bone density. DEXA stands for Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry and is also sometimes referred to as Bone Densitometry.  It helps your doctor diagnose or predict your risk of developing osteoporosis using low-dose x-rays,

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