Family Care & Wellness
Family Medicine located in Allen, TX
Medical needs for men and women differ, and conditions that affect both sexes may impact women differently than men. At Family Care & Wellness in Allen, Texas, board-certified family medicine physician Tariq Mallick, MD, and Zayba Hoda, PA-C, are experts in women’s health, dedicating themselves to meeting the unique health care needs of women. For comprehensive women’s health care from an experienced and compassionate team, call the office to schedule an appointment today.
Women's Health Q & A
What is women’s health?
Women’s health is an area of medicine focused on the very specialized health needs of women. Women have unique health needs because of their reproductive organs. In addition to pregnancy and menopause, your reproductive organs also increase your risk of health issues and diseases such as breast cancer, osteoporosis, and cervical cancer.
The team at Family Care & Wellness specializes in women’s health and provides comprehensive exams focused on prevention and health promotion. The team can also diagnose and treat any health condition.
What can I expect during my annual women’s health exam?
At Family Care & Wellness, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation during your annual women’s health exam.
During your exam, the team asks detailed questions about your current health and concerns, medical history, family history, medication and supplement use, diet and exercise, daily stresses, and lifestyle habits.
After your interview, the team conducts a physical exam, which may include:
- Measurement of heart rate and blood pressure
- Evaluation of your ears, nose, and throat
- Check of your respiration and lungs
- Examination of your skin and general appearance
- Palpation of your internal organs
- Breast exam
The team may also request diagnostic tests to screen for diseases and assess the function and health of your organ systems, such as a blood glucose test, lipid profile, complete blood count, metabolic panel, and/or urinalysis.
Based on your age and health history, the team may also recommend various health screenings such as a Pap smear, mammogram, colon cancer screening, or bone density test.
After completing your exam, the team offers recommendations to improve your health, such as updating your vaccinations.
Family Care & Wellness also provides a comprehensive wellness program that includes services such as weight loss, smoking cessation, and stress management. The team may suggest specific wellness services to optimize your health and well-being.
What are the common health conditions that affect women?
Family Care & Wellness is a full-service family practice. In addition to providing comprehensive wellness exams, the team also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions that affect women.
Some of the most common health conditions that affect women include:
- Heart disease
- Breast cancer
- Mental illness
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Urinary tract problems
Whether chronic or acute, the team can provide the care you need to manage your health issue and optimize overall wellness.
For comprehensive women’s health care from a team that takes a patient-centered approach to care, call Family Care & Wellness today.
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