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Why Should Women Get Regular Pap Smears?

Why Should Women Get Regular Pap Smears?

For our female patients, it is recommended to have a pap smear along with your annual well-woman exam. Your primary care physician or OB/GYN doctor can perform both. The main reason a women gets a regular pap smear is to either rule out or catch precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix early. A pap […]

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Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

A preventative approach is one of the best methods of wellness. Catching something early or managing an illness or disease can keep you healthy, happy, and at your best. Females have a lot of essential body parts that make them a woman that need to be examined regularly. What is a Well-Woman Exam? A well-woman examination is […]

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Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

An EKG or electrocardiogram records your heart’s electrical. The EKG is a standard test that doctors use to monitor the heart’s status, and detect possible heart problems in many situations. Electrocardiograms which also go by the acronym of  ECGs or EKGs are often performed in a clinic, doctor’s office, emergency room, or hospital room. They […]

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Does Your Child Need a Sports Physical (PPE) for School?

Does Your Child Need a Sports Physical (PPE) for School?

With school getting ready to start back up for the year, your child may need a sports physical for high school or college. Make sure you meet the school’s deadline so your child can meet the requirements for their favorite team sport. What is a PPE? In the sports medicine field, there is a preparticipation […]

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When Should I Get Tested for Allergies?

When Should I Get Tested for Allergies?

Are you experiencing consistent sneezing, coughing, wheezing, and postnasal drip down the back of your throat? Does your skin break out in rashes or hives? Do you live with itchy, watery eyes or itchy, runny nose? You may be allergic to something in your environment. Listed below are some questions to ask if you are […]

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Ten Things to Know About Hillandale Primary Care

Ten Things to Know About Hillandale Primary Care

Welcome to Hillandale Primary Care. Here are ten things to know about us. 1. Two Office Locations in GA For your convenience, we have two office locations in Georgia: Lithonia Office 2523 Panola Road Lithonia, GA 30058 Lawrenceville Office 1950 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100 Lawrenceville, GA 30043 We welcome patients to both locations. Give us […]

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Why is Exercise Important for Your Health?

Why is Exercise Important for Your Health?

It has been proven over the years that regular exercise is linked to good health. Exercise and physical therapy have immediate and long-term health benefits, and regular activity can improve your quality of life. Muscles and Bones Bones are living tissue that responds to exercise and becomes stronger. People over 20 years old can help prevent bone loss with regular exercise. Regular exercising maintains […]

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