• Blood pressure screening – Over 100 million U.S. residents have high blood pressure (close to half the country). High blood pressure is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease-related deaths.
  • Lipid panel: 1 in 6 people in the United States have high cholesterol – which increases risk of stroke, heart disease and heart attack.
  • Diabetes screening: About 1 in 10 U.S. residents have diabetes.
  • Sexually transmitted infection screening: Chlamydia and syphilis are the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections both nationally and in Palm Beach. We also offer rapid HIV testing.
  • HPV screening: Two HPV types (16 and 18) cause 70% of cervical cancers and pre-cancerous cervical lesions.
  • Hepatitis C screening: Hepatitis C virus infection is linked to more fatalities than the top 60 other reportable infectious diseases combined, including HIV. We offer rapid testing for Hepatitis C.
  • Immunizations: While not a screening, they’re important for preventive care! Vaccines save 42,000 children from dying of preventable diseases in America every year.

Many major illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, and many infections, are largely avoidable when you prioritize preventive care. The experienced team at Monarch Health Services, Inc. in West Palm Beach, Florida, helps you stay up-to-date on vaccinations and develop a wellness plan just for you. To explore the many perks of taking part in preventive care, call Monarch Health Services, Inc., or schedule an appointment online today.

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What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine is the assistance you get from your doctor to maintain your health. With consistent preventive care throughout life, you can reduce your risk for various illnesses and ailments. Preventive care gives you the possibility of a higher quality of life, which is increasingly important as you get older.

Monarch Health Services, Inc. helps every patient make preventive care a priority. With early detection, they can quickly identify possible signs of illnesses or habits that may lead to illness and provide you with the care you need right away. They also emphasize the importance of health care personalization and give you wellness recommendations based on your needs.

Which preventive medicine services do I need?

There are several preventive care services that reduce your risk for diseases or help you catch them as early as possible. Monarch Health Services, Inc. offers:

Up-to-date immunizations

Vaccines boost your immune system to fight specific disease-causing germs that you might encounter in your day-to-day life. Immunizations are currently available for many diseases and might involve one or several doses. Monarch Health Services, Inc. also provides seasonal flu shots every year to help you avoid a serious influenza infection.

Disease-specific education

The team at Monarch Health Services, Inc. evaluates your health risks according to your family history and lifestyle. They educate you on any illnesses you’re at a high risk for by teaching you ways to recognize and prevent them.

Annual exams

An annual physical exam offers insight into the status of your health and helps you track its trends over time.

Diagnostic screenings

Screenings are medical tests for specific conditions that you get according to your risk. They can detect conditions like cancer long before you notice any symptoms.

What are the benefits of preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine helps you stay physically healthy and feel well in your day-to-day life. There are many benefits you can enjoy by taking part in preventive care with a primary care provider, including:

  • Better cardiovascular health
  • Early diagnosis and intervention for diseases
  • A higher quality of life
  • Maintained independence as you age
  • Fewer overall health care costs
  • Less discomfort and fewer symptoms in general

Your provider at Monarch Health Services, Inc. can advise you about additional benefits that you might experience that are more specific to your personal circumstances.

Engaging in preventive care can increase your lifespan and improve your quality of life. Schedule your next immunization, exam, or screening by phone or online at Monarch Health Services, Inc. today.