It’s tempting to skip a yearly well-woman exam when you feel fine, but annual checkups are the best way to make sure your unique health care needs are met. Yaminah Matthews, APRN, FNP-C, at Trinity Salem Family Health Clinic in Waxahachie, Texas, provides comprehensive women’s health services designed to promote optimal health at every stage of life. Call the office or use the online booking feature to request an appointment today.
A yearly well-woman exam is integral to women’s preventive health care. During your visit, Yaminah can identify any potential problems and start treatment before they pose a serious health threat. You also have the opportunity to discuss concerns or questions you might have about any aspect of your health and lifestyle.
Women’s health services focus on every concern facing women. Gynecologic care and birth control may top the list, but Yaminah also takes a holistic approach, helping women deal with numerous issues, ranging from mental health and emotional challenges to hormonal imbalances, sleep disorders, and nutritional deficiencies.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. They also have a substantially higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases compared with men, including:
As part of your women’s health services, Yaminah screens for and monitors the conditions commonly faced by women.
Women’s health services offer all the essential care you need. In addition to a physical exam and lab work when needed, your women’s health services may include any of the following:
Yaminah also performs risk assessments for chronic health conditions and takes care of health screenings.
Health screenings find signs of disease before you experience symptoms. Then you can make lifestyle changes or begin treatment to prevent the problem.
At Trinity Salem Family Health Clinic, Yaminah performs some screenings and helps you schedule others with specialists outside the office. In addition to routine blood pressure screening and blood work to check for diabetes and cholesterol, women should have screenings for the following:
Yaminah recommends the necessary screenings based on age and risk of developing certain diseases.
If you’re looking for compassionate women’s health services, call Trinity Salem Family Health Clinic or request an appointment online today.