Health Screenings & Tests
High cholesterol can put you at risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the United States. Knowing if you are at risk is the first step. Getting your cholesterol checked with a simple blood test can help you learn if you are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. There are ways to manage your cholesterol through medication and/or lifestyle changes.
Prostate Cancer Screening
Family history, age and race can increase your risk of prostate cancer. A prostate cancer screening can help identify cancer early on, when treatment is most effective. If you have symptoms, or are male between the ages of 40 and 70, talk to your doctor about whether you should get screened.
Women's Health Screenings
We can help with routine exams and tests such as a Pap Smear as well as sensitive matters such as Family Planning, STD screenings and gynecological conditions.
If you're 50 years old or older, you should get regular screenings for colon cancer. A colonoscopy allows your doctor to examine your entire colon and remove or biopsy abnormal growths if they're found during the procedure.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States; in fact, 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. A screening can help diagnose skin problems before they have a chance to become cancerous.
EKGs and stress tests are tests to find out if you are at risk for heart disease and heart attack. An EKG, or electrocardiogram, measures your heart’s activity. In an exercise stress test, you have an EKG while you walk or jog on a treadmill.
You may need these tests if you have symptoms of heart disease, like chest pain. Or you may need them if you already have heart disease or you have a high risk for heart disease. These tests can help your doctor measure your chances of having a heart attack and decide how to treat the problem.
Bone Density Screening is used to detect osteoporosis and other bone disorders. The information the screening provides helps you and your doctor make effective decisions about preventative steps and treatment options.
Diagnostic x-rays are useful in detecting abnormalities within the body. They are a painless, non-invasive way to help diagnose problems such as broken bones, tumors, dental decay, and the presence of foreign bodies.