Star Treatment Healthcare Services and Med Spa
Andrea C Beavers, PA-C
Aesthetic Medical Spa & Adult Primary Care located near RedBird, Dallas, TX
When it comes to your overall health and well-being, prevention is key. Your annual checkup is the most important visit to your health care provider because it focuses on preventing illness and optimizing health for the long term. Andrea Beavers, PA-C, prioritizes primary and preventive care. To schedule an annual checkup with Star Treatment Healthcare Services and Med Spa in Dallas, Texas, call the office or book online today.
Annual Checkup Q&A
What is an annual checkup?
An annual checkup (also known as an annual physical or well-check), is a physical exam that focuses on prevention. The exam involves a complete evaluation of your overall health and well-being.
At Star Treatment Healthcare Services and Med Spa, Mrs. Beavers takes an integrated approach to care, connecting her patients with the specialty services they need to manage all of their health needs.
Who needs an annual checkup?
Everyone needs an annual checkup to understand their current health condition. Star Treatment Healthcare Services and Med Spa provides care for patients starting at age 12 up through age 65 and older.
The purpose of your annual check-up is to assess your overall health and screen for habits and diseases that may put you at risk of future health problems.
It helps you understand your health and well-being in more detail, as well as make you aware of habits that may put your health at risk so you can make changes.
What can I expect during an annual checkup?
The specific details of your annual checkup at Star Treatment Healthcare Services and Med Spa depends on your age and health needs. Mrs. Beavers takes a patient-centered approach to care, and your annual checkup is unique to you.
However, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation of your overall health that includes:
- Reviewing your health concerns and medical or family history
- Evaluating your mental and emotional well-being
- Checking your height, weight, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, hearing and vision, throat, lung function, skin, muscles, and joints
Mrs. Beavers uses the information she gathers during your annual checkup to assess your current health condition. She then spends time talking to you about her findings, and provides education and guidance on how to maintain or improve your health and well-being.
What type of tests do I need during an annual checkup?
The types of tests you need during your annual checkup depend on your age and sex. Some of the testing Mrs. Beavers may request include:
- Blood glucose to screen for diabetes
- Lipid profile to check cholesterol
- Urinalysis to assess organ function
- Blood pressure check for hypertension
- Breast exam for women
- Prostate exam for men
She may also recommend colon cancer screening, a mammogram for breast cancer, or bone density testing for osteoporosis.
To schedule an annual checkup with Star Treatment Healthcare Services and Med Spa in Dallas, Texas, call the office or book online today.