At Pacific Northwest Primary Care located in Tacoma, Washington, Laural Schaberg, ARNP, and her team provide men’s and women’s health services to meet the unique needs of each patient. The highly skilled and experienced health specialists combine natural and conventional treatments to help their patients heal and stay healthy. To learn more, book an appointment online or over the phone today.
Men’s health care services aim to address the conditions that specifically or more commonly affect men. Men often skip doctor visits and just deal with health problems on their own. By not treating or monitoring health conditions, they can grow worse. An annual men’s health checkup can help patients stay proactive with their health care
The health specialists at Pacific Northwest Primary Care offer nutritional and lifestyle counseling, medications when necessary, and a range of other treatments and tests to enhance the lives of men. Providers can evaluate cholesterol levels, blood pressure, hormones, and other important factors.
Some conditions only affect men, such as prostate cancer and low testosterone. Other health problems are more common in men, such as colon cancer, high cholesterol, depression, high blood pressure, stroke, liver disease, and heart disease.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men have also higher rates of alcohol-related fatalities and hospitalizations. Fortunately, many of these conditions can be treated and even prevented with the right therapies and lifestyle choices.
Women also have unique health issues, and women’s health care is centered around these specific issues. An annual women’s health checkup can help patients stay proactive with their health care.
The health specialists at Pacific Northwest Primary Care offer nutritional and lifestyle counseling, medications when necessary, and a range of other treatments and tests to enhance the lives of women.
Some of the conditions and issues that are unique to women include menopause symptoms and conditions of the female organs, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome and cervical cancer.
Many conditions affect women differently than men. For example, the effects of sexually transmitted diseases can be more serious in women than in men. Urinary tract problems and osteoarthritis — a condition of weakening bones — are other conditions that more commonly affect women than men.
For compassionate and personalized primary care, book an appointment online or over the phone with Pacific Northwest Primary Care today.