Primary care, the first line of defense in the health care system, is critical for maintaining overall health and wellness, preventing and managing chronic conditions, and addressing a wide range of acute and chronic medical issues. With telemedicine and home visit services, the experienced physicians at Aloha Xpress Medical in Las Vegas, Nevada, provide comprehensive primary care for patients of all ages. Call or schedule an appointment online today to learn more.
Primary care providers are the first health care professionals you visit when you need routine medical attention for preventive health screenings, sick care, and injury treatment. As your first point of contact, your primary care provider can address a wide range of medical issues and manage your overall health.
Specialists are health care professionals who focus on a specific area of medicine. They have advanced training in that area rather than providing general care. Examples of specialists include cardiologists, dermatologists, neurologists, and oncologists.
While primary care providers can manage many health issues, they may refer patients to specialists for more complex or specialized care. Most primary care providers and specialists collaborate to ensure that you receive comprehensive, coordinated care.
Primary care encompasses a wide range of services, including:
The primary care team at Aloha Xpress Medical also provides bioidentical hormone replacement therapy for men and women.
Estrogen is a naturally occurring and bioidentical hormone that can support menopausal management in women. Testosterone, on the other hand, plays a significant role in the development of male tissues, bone and muscle mass, body hair growth, and a deepened voice.
Women who receive testosterone replacement therapy may experience an improvement in their libido, emotional well-being, pain tolerance, and neurotransmitter production. This type of therapy may also help strengthen muscle mass, improve memory retention, reduce body fat, prevent bone density loss, and promote healthy skin.
Men who undergo testosterone replacement therapy may benefit from a reduced risk of heart attack, stroke, cognitive dysfunction, inflammation, cancer, diabetes, and sexual dysfunction. It may also help with weight management, fatigue, and depression.
There are many benefits to receiving primary care services via telemedicine, such as: