At Phoenix Family Medical Clinic, Women's health is an essential component of our services. Our approach to women's health encompasses a holistic model for long term health.
We use Traditional medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Well Women Exams, as an integrated system to promote well being for women.
BMI is a useful measure of overweight and obesity. It is calculated from your height and weight. BMI is an estimate of body fat and a good gauge of your risk for diseases that can occur with more body fat. The higher your BMI, the higher your risk for certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers.
Menopause is time in a woman's life when her periods (menstruation) eventually stop and the body goes through changes that no longer allow her to get pregnant. It is a natural event that normally occurs in women age 45 - 55.
Symptoms vary from woman to woman. They may last 5 or more years. Some women may have worse symptoms than others. Symptoms of surgical menopause can be more severe and start more suddenly.
At Phoenix Family Medical Clinic, Well woman exams are the foundation for wellness, health promotion and disease identification and management throughout your life. It is no secret that healthy living and early detection of disease increases not only your length of life but, more importantly, your quality of living.
Phoenix Family Medical Clinic offers bio-identical hormone replacement therapy for men and women. This preventive medical HRT is not limited to women; men also face decrease in DHEA and testosterone with dramatic symptoms including erectile dysfunction and loss of interest in sexual activity.
The Women's Health Institute of Arizona offers comprehensive treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome integrating Naturopathic medicine, cutting edge medical treatments and a nutritional program. Chronic fatigue syndrome refers to severe, continued tiredness that is not relieved by rest and is not directly caused by other medical conditions.
Botox® is a purified protein that blocks the transmission of certain chemicals across nerve endings, thus blocking the messages sent from nerves to muscles. This substance has been used to safely decrease the appearance of facial wrinkles for over 20 years.
It is available in injectable form and is most commonly used to treat frown lines, crow's feet, and forehead lines.
Phoenix Family Medical Clinic offers consultation and prescriptions for birth control. There are many options available and some may fit your lifestyle better than others. There are many hormonal and non-hormonal options available which include the pill, patch, injection and IUDs. We can help you decide which method is best for you.