Wellness Exams in Valparaiso, IN
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What are Wellness Exams?
No matter what age you are, general wellness exams are an important way for you to check on the status of your health and act as a preventive measure by giving board-certified family nurse practitioner Dr. Amanda Schulte the ability to catch and treat any potential medical diseases or illnesses early on before they get worse. These exams provided at Wholesome Wellness are an assessment of your overall well-being and provide you with the opportunity to disclose any changes you may be experiencing that are affecting your health. Contact our Valparaiso, IN facility today to schedule an general wellness exam.
What Are the Benefits of Wellness Exams?
It can be tempting to only visit the doctor with sniffles, aches, and pains, but regular wellness exams performed at Wholesome Wellness can improve your overall health and play a role in keeping common ailments away. Wellness exams at our Valparaiso, IN office typically include one-on-one time with Dr. Schulte, monitoring your vital signs, and labs, which can help you on your overall health journey. Benefits of wellness exams at our may include:
- Being informed about your current state of health
- Screening for risk factors related to chronic or acute issues
- Recommending steps for boosting future wellness
- Improved management of chronic pain or illness
Who Is A Good Candidate For Wellness Exams?
Anyone is a great candidate for wellness exams at Wholesome Wellness, regardless of age or health condition. It may be an especially important series of tests, screenings, and vital signs for those above 50, people with a history of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart problems, or cancer, and those with a family history of certain health conditions. Regular wellness exams with Dr. Schulte at her Valparaiso, IN office can detect potential health issues early, promote preventive care, and ensure overall well-being.
What Should I Expect at a Wellness Exam?
An general wellness exam begins by measuring your weight and recording your blood pressure, heart rate, and other vital signs. Next, Dr. Schulte will assess your current health by going over your medical history, reviewing any current medications you are taking, and making sure you are up to date on immunizations. She will listen to any questions and health concerns you might have to recommend lifestyle changes, medical supplements, or other personalized treatments to help you improve your well-being.
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Board-certified family nurse practitioner Dr. Amanda Schulte cares about you and your wellness. Your body's condition can change from year to year so it is crucial to have an general wellness exam to ensure you remain healthy. Schedule a wellness exam at Wholesome Wellness today by calling our office in Valparaiso, IN.
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Wellness Exams FAQs
Why are regular wellness exams important?
Wellness exams at Wholesome Wellness are crucial for maintaining good health and preventing potential health problems. They help identify risk factors, detect early signs of diseases, provide an opportunity for health education, and establish a strong patient-doctor relationship.
Should I bring any specific information or records to my wellness exam?
Bringing relevant medical records, a list of medications you currently take, and any specific health concerns or symptoms you've noticed can be helpful during your regular wellness exam. This information ensures that Dr. Schulte comprehensively understands your health history.
Are wellness exams different for men and women?
While the general framework of regular wellness exams remains similar for both men and women, certain tests or screenings may be gender-specific. For instance, women might have additional screenings such as Pap smears, mammograms, or bone density tests, while men might have prostate cancer screenings.
Why should I get a wellness exam if I feel healthy and don’t have any long-term conditions?
Even if you feel healthy and don’t have any chronic conditions, a wellness exam can detect potential health issues before symptoms arise. It's also a good opportunity to discuss preventive care and healthy lifestyle habits with Dr. Schulte.
Does a wellness exam include a mental health check?
While the focus of a wellness exam is typically physical health, Dr. Schulte may also ask questions related to your mental and emotional well-being, as these factors are essential to your overall health.
What kind of preventative screenings might be recommended?
Depending on your age, gender, and medical history, Dr. Schulte and our Valparaiso, IN team might recommend mammograms, colonoscopies, bone density tests, or screenings for high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes.