Reasons to See a Physician

I Want To Stay Healthy

  • Regular physical checkup – age guided recommendations
  • Screen for silent killers
    • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
    • Diabetes
    • Elevated Cholesterol
    • Heart Disease
    • Sleep Apnea
  • Early detection of disease
    • Hepatitis
    • Hormones (Thyroid, Estrogen, Testosterone)
    • Asthma
    • Emphysema
    • Gastrointestinal illness
    • Cancer
    • Depression
    • Vascular
    • Kidney disease
    • Anemia (low blood count)
    • Allergies
    • Osteoporosis
  • Immunizatons
    • Flu
    • Gardasil (HPV/Cervical Cancer)
    • Hepatitis A,B
    • Pneumonia
    • Tetanus
    • Travel
    • Varicella
    • Zostavax (Shingles)
  • Establish a relationship with your doctor
  • Establish healthy habits
    • Diet
    • Exercise
    • Stress management
    • Sleep problems
    • Vitamins or supplements
    • Stop smoking
    • Moderate alcohol

I Want To Understand And Participate In My Health Care Decisions

  • Verify diagnosis
  • Disease treatment options
  • Understand your medication
    • Benefits
    • Risks
    • Monitoring
    • Drug interaction
    • Alternatives
  • Know what to expect in the future

I Am Not Well

  • At Diagnostic Clinic, we understand the importance of the correct diagnosis.
  • We specialize in diagnosis and treatment of adolescent/adult illness.
  • When you are ill, come see one of our many diagnosticians and specialists. We have 24 hour emergency coverage available 713-797-9191.
  • Certain symptoms require prompt evaluation. Come see us when you are ill with:
    • shortness of breath
    • chest pain
    • abdominal pain
    • headache
    • numbness
    • fainting spells
    • confusion
    • fever
    • weakness
    • weight loss
    • lumps in breast, skin, abdomen
    • constipation
    • diarrhea
    • rectal bleeding
    • cough
    • wheezing
    • abnormal bleeding or bruising
    • back pain
    • leg swelling
    • swollen painful joints
    • difficulty or pain with urination

I Am Concerned About My Family History

  • We are increasingly aware of the role of genetics in determining your personal health.
  • Come see us for guidance if you have a family history of:
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Polyps
    • Breast Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Alzheimers
    • Epilepsy/seizures
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Cardiovascular Accident
    • Heart Attack/Angina
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Osteoporosis
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Connective Tissue Disease (Lupus)

Travel

  • Immunization Guidelines
  • Travel Related Diseases
  • Prophylactic Antibiotics
  • Other Travel Tips