Health and Wellness
The old adage “An ounce of prevention, is worth a pound of cure” is so very true! It is one of the reasons we try and educate our patients on taking a proactive and preventative approach to their healthcare. While we love seeing our patients, we also realize that they don’t want to be in a doctor’s office if they don’t have to. One of the best ways you can improve your overall quality of life, and save lots of money on your healthcare costs, is by taking a proactive and preventative approach to your health. Below are some of the services we offer to help our patients stay healthy.
Health & Wellness Bloodwork
Bloodwork is the gold standard for evaluating what is occurring inside your body. With the advancement of technologies, there are a number of things that we can now test in bloodwork and identify prior to the abnormal findings becoming symptomatic in your body. Health and wellness blood tests can help you understand what is going on inside your body at a metabolic level. This knowledge empowers you with the ability to use a comprehensive approach on your path to health and wellness. Health and wellness blood testing are labs that also can help you screen for potential red flags that could compromise your overall health and wellness. We offer lab testing and health and wellness education utilizing a functional medicine [HYPER LINK back to www.lonestarprogressivemedicine.com/services/medical where it talks about functional medicine] approach. This approach evaluates the body as a whole, with a unique perspective focused on the relationship of one body system to another as well as potential nutrient imbalances and toxic overload that may compromise these relationships. Health and wellness testing can be used to monitor heart health, metabolic issues like diabetes, wellness goals, and keep you informed as to how you are progressing.