Family Medicine with a Woman's Touch
Flower Mound Family Health Center

Annual Physical Exams

Physical exams are recommended for our patients because they detect silent killers: hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. 

A complete yearly medical exam with accompanying blood tests, and EKG results reveal the patient’s risk factors for developing heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.  It takes about 30 minutes of your time, and within a few days, you will know with certainty, the status of your health.

School Sports Physicals, Athletic Exams
Flower Mound & Lewisville Area

Make an appointment with Dr. Seysan for your annual school physical, sports physical exam or annual physical for school athletics. We are very convenient for Lewisville sports physicals and Flower Mound school physical exams, so come see us before you enjoy your favorite school sports and athletic activities.

Exercise Physicals

For adults, it is also important to get a physical exam before starting a new exercise program. Dr. Saysan also does healthy weight loss consultations and diabetes testing.

The Medical Exam

During the physical exam, Dr. Seysan is assessing eleven major organ systems. 

  1. The integumentary system supports and protects, regulates body temperature, makes chemicals and hormone, and acts as a sense organ.
  2. The skeletal system supports and protects you, makes blood cells, and stores minerals. Your bones and joints give you mobility.
  3. The muscular system brings about body movement, maintains posture and produces heat.
  4. The nervous system allows a person to communicate with the environment and integrates and controls the body.
  5. The digestive system converts food into nutrients and excretes waste.
  6. The circulatory system transports nutrients through the body and controls your immunity.
  7. The respiratory system regulates your breathing.
  8. The urinary system cleans waste products from blood in the form of urine and maintains electrolyte baland, water balance, and acid-base balance.
  9. The endocrine system secretes hormones into the blood that serve to communicate with, integrate, and control mechanisms.
  10. The lymphatic system regulates the flow of fluid and its critical role in the defense mechanisms of the body against disease.
  11. The reproductive system produces sex cells, allows transfer of sex cells and fertilization to occur, permit development and birth of offspring, breast milk, and sex hormones.

Medical Tests Taken at the Annual Physical Exam

Blood Tests are done on every patient. The Complete Blood Count (CBC) screens for anemia, infection, inflammation, bleeding disorders, leukemia and other conditions. Sometimes tests are ordered for the thyroid, PST, and other specific health issues. A urinalysis test detects signs of cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, and blood disorders.

Female Medical Exam: Women receive a clinical breast examination, and a pap smear. A mammogram  is ordered for patients over the age of 40.  Approximately one in eight women will have a diagnosis of breast cancer in their lifetime.  Early detection is key to beating this disease!

Male Medical Exam: Men need to have their testicles examined and tested for prostate cancer regularly.

After the Exam

Doctor Seysan or her nurse will call to tell the patient the results of the tests.  She will recommend what vitamins to take, what medications are needed, and what lifestyle changes can be made to reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes.

Risk of Being Diagnosed with Cancer, Heart Disease or Diabetes

Cancer Facts and Figures 2013:  The American Cancer Society estimates about 1,660,290 people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States this year, and about 580,350 are projected to die of cancer.  Cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the US, accounting for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths.

Heart Disease: About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. 715,000 Americans have a heart attack.  High blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, and smoking are key risk factors for heart disease, and about half of Americans (49%) have at least one of these three risk factors.  To reduce your risk, faithfully take your medication every day as directed by Dr. Seysan, eat a healthy diet, exercise, and don’t smoke. 

Diabetes: 25.8 million Americans, 8.3% of the population, have diabetes. It is diagnosed in 18.8 million people, undiagnosed in 7.0 million.  Adults with diabetes have heart disease death rates about 2 to 4 times higher than adults without diabetes. This risk for stroke is also 2 to 4 times higher for adults with diabetes.  Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, and leading cause of blindness.  Diabetes contributed to 231,494 deaths.

Benefit of Getting an Annual Exam

Physical exams catch "silent killers". Heart disease, diabetes, and small cancerous tumors cannot be detected without a physical exam by a trained physician or DO.  There are no symptoms until the disease has progressed enough to have caused serious damage to organs, caused a heart attack, stroke, or progressed enough to be stage 3 or state 4 cancer.  To live a healthy long life, please schedule a physical exam regularly.

Doctor Seysan
Flower Mound Family Health Center
2261 Olympia Dr #100
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Tel: (972) 691-8585 (972) 691-8585
Fax: (972) 691-8686

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