Trinity Salem Family Health Clinic

Women's Health Services

Primary Care located in , Waxahachie, TX
Women's Health Services

Women's Health Services services offered in , Waxahachie, TX

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.

Women's Health Services Q&A

Why do I need women’s health services?

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:

  • Lupus
  • Thyroid disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriasis
  • Crohn’s disease

As part of your women’s health services, Yaminah screens for and monitors the conditions commonly faced by women.

What women’s health services might I receive?

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:

  • Pelvic exam
  • Breast exam
  • Oral contraceptives and other birth control methods
  • Pap smear
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing
  • Immunizations
  • Weight management
  • Mental health care
  • Health screenings
  • Chronic disease management
  • Menopause management
  • Hormone replacement therapy

Yaminah also performs risk assessments for chronic health conditions and takes care of health screenings.

What health screenings are part of women’s health services?

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:

  • Breast cancer (clinical breast exam in the office and mammogram)
  • Cervical cancer screening (Pap smears in the office)
  • Osteoporosis screening (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry)
  • Colorectal cancer screening (stool testing and colonoscopy)
  • Skin cancer screening (full body exam)

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.