Unifying Health Center
Yashash Pathak, MD
Primary Care Practice located in Sugar Land, TX
Internal Medicine Q & A
What is Internal Medicine?
Internal medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with illness and disease prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment when needed. Dr. Pathak and his staff have many years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine. They keep their patients as healthy as possible and can detect medical problems early before serious problems arise.
Which conditions do Internal Medicine physicians treat?
These are a few examples of conditions that internal medicine specialists can evaluate, diagnose, and treat:
- Colds, flu, and COVID-19
- Other illnesses
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Heart disease
- Chronic pain
- STD Testing
- Erectile Dysfunction ( ED )
- Rashes and fungal infections
If you have a complex or serious medical problem, Dr. Pathak can refer you to a specialist as needed.
What happens during Internal Medicine appointments?
During Internal Medicine visits at Unifying Health Center, friendly staff members check your blood pressure, body weight, pulse, and other vital signs. Dr. Pathak discusses your medical history, asks about symptoms you may have, and completes a physical examination to assess your overall health.
He assesses your vision and hearing as needed, breathing, heartbeat, reflexes, and more. Dr. Pathak offers pelvic exams and Pap tests in women to screen for signs of cervical cancer, and prostate exams in men.
He may recommend you undergo diagnostic tests like blood tests, urine tests, nasal or throat swabs, electrocardiograms (EKGs), X-rays, or MRIs in some cases. Unifying Health Center also offers allergy and asthma testing, COVID-19 antibody testing, and other diagnostic tests as needed.
What are my Internal Medicine treatment options?
If you’re in good health, you won’t need treatment unless you choose preventive medicine or wellness treatments. Available treatments at Unifying Health Center include:
- Nutrition counseling
- Dietary supplements
- Prescription medications
- Infrared laser treatment
- Injury care
- Electromagnetic rejuvenation
Unifying Health Center offers onsite yoga and meditation classes to reduce stress, diminish chronic disease risks, and maximize wellness. Dr. Pathak and his team personalize each treatment to give you the best outcome.
To learn more about Internal Medicine services at Unifying Health Center or to schedule an appointment, call the office or book an appointment online today.