Every year, millions of Americans die from preventable causes. Preventive care is a branch of medicine that encourages you to take anticipatory actions to lower the risk of disease and improve your health in general. At his self-titled practice in Niles, Illinois, internal medicine physician Kirill Zhadovich, MD, and family physician, Alex Kostiv, MD, offer an array of preventive care services for men, women, and families. To request your appointment, call the office or click the scheduling tool and select a time that’s convenient for you.
Chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), and depression cost society billions of dollars each year and are responsible for millions of preventable deaths.
Preventive health care, also known as preventive medicine, focuses on the prevention of disease, disability, and death. Preventive care encourages people to play an active role in their health and well-being, by participating in common-sense practices like annual physical exams, preventive screenings, regular exercise, and good nutrition.
The team at Kirill Zhadovich, MD, SC, offers a comprehensive suite of preventive care services including:
A physical exam presents an opportunity to check-in on your overall health. During a physical, your Kirill Zhadovich, MD, SC, provider performs a comprehensive medical exam, reviews your health history, and asks you a series of questions about your diet, sleep habits, and general well-being.
Chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension don’t always present obvious physical symptoms. Preventive blood tests can alert you to these and other life-threatening issues including high cholesterol levels, thyroid problems, and nutritional deficiencies.
Immunizations are one of the easiest and most effective ways to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your colleagues from preventable illnesses. The team at Kirill Zhadovich, MD, SC, can work with you to update all of your vaccinations, and also offers seasonal flu shots and the HPV vaccine.
If you’re obese or overweight, you’re also more likely to suffer from hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Nutritional counseling and medical weight management advice can help you shed pounds and keep them off.
Anyone who is sexually active with multiple partners should invest in STD testing at least once every six months. Many sexually transmitted diseases don’t present obvious symptoms in their early stages. Protect yourself and your intimate partners.
Preventive care services like physical exams, hypertension screenings, and vaccinations are all included under most major health insurance plans. However, every provider is different. If you have questions about what your policy does or doesn’t cover, reach out to your insurance provider before scheduling an appointment at Kirill Zhadovich, MD, SC.
Preventive care can help you live a happier, healthier life. Take action today and call the office or click the booking tool to schedule your appointment.