Preventative Health

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Preventative Health services offered in Anaheim, CA

Preventive health is the best way to protect your health. Most health care providers focus on treating sick patients, not preventing health problems. With a seperate board certification in clinical lipidology, Dr. Arjun Makam can analyze your cholesterol levels and provide an indepth analysis to give you advice on how to improve it. At Makam Medical in Anaheim, California, Arjun Makam, DO, and his team specialize in preventive health, focusing on family history and lifestyle to help you stay well. To schedule a preventive health appointment, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Preventative Health Q & A

What is preventive health?

Preventive health is a proactive approach to health care. Instead of treating symptoms and diseases, the goal of preventive health is to stop diseases from occurring altogether. 

Makam Medical is a multi-generational cardiovascular disease practice with more than 40 years of experience. Dr. Makam and his team see firsthand the toll heart disease takes on health and people’s quality of life.

Unlike other health care providers, the team takes a holistic and preventive approach to heart health. They offer cardiology consultations to assess health risks and provide guidance on what steps you can take now to prevent health problems in the future.

Who benefits from preventive health?

Everyone benefits from preventive health. If you have concerns about your future health because of lifestyle habits or family history, then you benefit from preventive health care at Makam Medical. 

Though the team manages health for all ages, they emphasize preventive health among younger patients who have the best chance of preventing chronic disease. At the age of 20, one out of every 10 patients has advanced blockages in their coronary arteries and don’t know it.

The interventional cardiologists specialize in managing many chronic health conditions that affect overall health, including hypertension and high cholesterol. They also provides preventive health for people with diabetes to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.

What can I expect during a preventive health consultation?

You can expect a comprehensive consultation when you visit Makam Medical for preventive health. The team takes a holistic approach to care, focusing on your whole health.

Your preventive health workup includes a closer look at your family history and lifestyle. The team then performs a physical exam. They may also run diagnostic tests to screen for conditions that might increase your risk of chronic disease.

After they gather all the necessary information, the team talks to you about their findings and develops a wellness plan, focusing on the lifestyle changes you can make now to prevent health problems in the future. This might include diet modifications, an exercise program, weight management, and stress-relieving activities.

To schedule your preventive health consultation, call Makam Medical or book an appointment online today.