Preventive Medicine Specialist

Click2MD

Family Practice & Internal Medicine located in Williamsville, NY

The right healthy lifestyle modifications and preventive health care can truly enhance your wellness and get you feeling your best. The physicians at Click2MD take time to educate you on how to live a healthier lifestyle and offer a range of effective preventive medicine services. For exceptional preventive care, call the Williamsville, New York, office or schedule online today.

Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine Q & A

What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine is health care that involves lowering your risks, detecting and preventing chronic disease, and improving your health.

Your physician educates you on how to implement appropriate healthy lifestyle changes and minimize any environmental factors that could be affecting your health.

Preventive medicine services significantly reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, COPD, migraines, obesity, dementia by detecting problems even before you notice any symptoms.

Why should I get a preventive screening?

Your physician provides preventive screenings to identify early risks and signs of serious chronic health conditions. Some examples of screenings:

  • Cardiovascular screenings reduce the risk of heart attack, heart failure, atherosclerosis, high blood pressure
  • Nervous system screenings reduces the risk of dementia and stroke
  • Cutaneous (skin) system screenings reduces the risk for skin cancer accelerated aging and pigmentation.
  • Respiratory system screenings reduce the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and respiratory failure
  • Gastrointestinal screening risk for peptic ulcer disease, colorectal cancer
  • Metabolic and endocrine screenings reduces the risk for diabetes and delays the onset of diabetes reduces obesity development.

Preventive medicine improves your health. It enables you to take steps now to avoid complications in the future.

Your physician can detect the development of certain health complications. Earlier treatment can improve your chances of recovery and halts disease progression.

What are the benefits of preventive medicine?

Many chronic diseases can be averted with the right preventive medicine services and healthy lifestyle choices are successfully used together, such as chronic respiratory diseases, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even certain infectious diseases.

Healthy lifestyle changes and preventive medicine services work in harmony to significantly reduce the symptoms and alleviate chronic diseases.

Chronic health conditions can have a negative impact on your daily life. This gives physicians the chance to devise personalized treatment plans, pinpoint problem areas, and improve your long-term health.

Preventive medicine is important. It teaches you how to maintain that optimal wellness and vitality well into your later years.

People with and without existing medical conditions would benefit from preventive care. It’s simple and cost-effective and can be especially helpful at all ages to improve quality of life, self-image, and more.

Avoiding unnecessary medication and focusing on improving habits including exercise and nutrition would improve your health and quality of life. It's simple and inexpensive. Guidance may help you to achieve your goals.