Phoenix Medical Clinic near Lucan is a family GP and primary care practice providing women’s health care services to patients living in Lucan. Women’s health is vital at every stage of life, from adolescence to old age. Maintaining your health and wellbeing is as important as caring for others. Women experience many changes throughout their lives, from menstruation to childbearing, to menopause and aging.  

Health issues encompass physical, mental, and behavioural aspects. Young adolescents face numerous challenges such as period pains, weight gain, acne, and school stress, with concerns about unsafe sex and early pregnancy. 

Sexual and reproductive health problems account for one-third of health issues among women aged 15 to 44. 

Sexually transmitted infections are common, and your GP will support and advise you on where to get specific tests beyond those provided in the clinic. 

During pregnancy, it is important for both your health and your baby’s health to see the GP regularly to prevent problems and stay healthy. 

Two of the most common cancers affecting women are breast and cervical cancers. Early detection of these cancers is crucial for maintaining women’s health and well-being. 

Anxiety and depression are common among women of any age. Some physical problems cannot be explained medically eg, IBS, ME, headaches etc. Your GP will listen to and take your concerns seriously and give you advice. 

You and your children may be in a situation where you are experiencing Domestic violence and/or Mental abuse. Your GP will support you and guide you on where to get help. 

Anxiety, stress, and depression are common, and many women can turn to alcohol food, or other substances for comfort. This may seem to alleviate the pain, but substance misuse can lead to serious health concerns. There is help available for you and your first port of call is to see our Women’s Health specialists near Lucan.

Our GPs are highly trained and sympathetic in these circumstances. Don’t suffer alone. Talk to our Women’s Health specialists near Lucan.

As women become old their bodies can experience problems with their joints, such as bone degeneration, and sight and hearing problems. Other related issues are loneliness, and dementia and some older women also have a higher risk of abuse and general poor health.

In Your Teens

  • Early/late onset Menstruation
  • Menstrual Irregularities or pain
  • Hormonal Issues and Acne

In Your Twenties (20’s)

  • Cervical Screening/Pap Smear
  • Contraception including Mirena
  • Menstrual Issues
  • Lifestyle: Nutrition, Weight
  • Work Life Balance

In Your Thirties (30’s)

  • Preconception Counselling and Advice
  • Hormone and Fertility Advice and Investigation
  • Antenatal Care
  • Breast Examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

In Your Forties (40’s)

  • Management of heavy Periods
  • Contraception
  • Advice on Premenopausal Symptoms

In Your Fifties & Sixties (50’s & 60’s)

  • Skin Related Issues: Moles Etc.
  • Menopause Management & Advice
  • Advice on Bone Density
  • Management of Issues
  • Depression & Loss
  • Breast Screening

In Your Seventies Eighties & Nineties (70’s, 80’s & 90’s)

  • Heart Health
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Health
  • Eyes & Ears
  • Mental Health
  • Early detection of Alzeimers and Dementia
  • Support and advice