Preventive Medicine

Chimezie C Amanambu, MD -  - Internal Medicine

Pax Internal Medicine Associates

Chimezie C Amanambu, MD

Internal Medicine & Medical Weight Loss Clinic located in Akron, OH

If you want to avoid sickness and chronic medical conditions, preventive medicine might be your answer. Board-certified internist Chimezie Amanambu, MD, at Pax Internal Medicine Associates in Akron, Ohio, offers testing, screening, and expert advice on how to help prevent sickness. To learn more about how to stay healthy, call the practice or use the online scheduling tool today.

Preventive Medicine

What is preventive care?

Preventive care uses important aspects of advanced medicine to minimize chronic conditions and disease and save lives. At Pax Internal Medicine Associates, Dr. Amanambu offers comprehensive exams to help prevent the onset of sickness and disease. Your routine wellness visits help you improve your quality of life and achieve your short and long-term health goals.

Screenings, education, regular check-ups, and counseling can help you avoid conditions, including:

  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • STDs


Through preventive care, Dr. Amanambu and the team help you understand your body so you can make the best choices for your health.

What can I expect at a preventive care exam?

For a routine wellness exam, the team reviews your medical history, your family history, and talks with you about any treatments you might be using for existing health issues. Dr. Amanambu asks you about your health concerns, any new symptoms you’ve noticed since your last visit, and any recent changes in your health.

Your physical exam evaluates your overall health, including:

  • Hearing
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol levels
  • Heart 
  • Lungs
  • Digestive function
  • Skin health
  • Urinary function
  • Muscle health
  • Mental health


Dr. Amanambu may also order blood and urine tests to screen for medical issues.

What screenings does preventive care offer?

At Pax Internal Medicine Associates, the team performs screen tests to determine the condition of your health. 

You can be tested for:

  • Cholesterol levels
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Bone density
  • Heart disease


If your test results show any areas of concern, Dr. Amanambu works closely with you on a treatment plan to prevent long-term health issues.

How can my lifestyle offer preventive care?

The way you live your life can greatly influence the condition of your health. During your consultation, Dr. Amanambu talks with you about your daily routine and habits to discover ways to improve your health. 

Some common issues of concern include:

  • Being overweight
  • Lack of exercise
  • Poor diet
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Having unprotected sex 

 

Implementing healthy changes can put you on a better wellness path. Avoiding unhealthy habits can protect you from disease, such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and protected sex can stop you from getting STDs.

Dr. Amanambu and the team provide excellent guidance on how to achieve optimal health and wellness and maintain it.

To schedule your preventive care appointment, call the office or use the online scheduling tool today.