Primary Care Articles

When Should Men Start Worrying About Their Prostate?

There are some routine medical exams that are just, well, unpleasant or uncomfortable. A throat swab, a cardiac stress test, a pelvic exam. For men, a prostate exam is pretty high up that list. But as the physicians at Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Men’s Health...

What Type of Care? It’s Tricky, But We’re Here to Help

Without fail, your child will start coughing or spike a fever at the least opportune time, like a Friday evening after a long week at school or bright-and-early on a holiday morning. It can be hard to know the difference between what can wait and what needs emergency...

Why It Gets Harder for Men to Lose Weight as They Age

Checking your weight is the first thing a primary care provider will do when you go in for a checkup. “It’s truly that important,” says Curtis Chastain, MD, of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Men’s Health and Executive Wellness Center. Small fluctuations in...

Don’t Wait to Find the Right Primary Care Physician for You

A primary care provider, or PCP, is a doctor you see yearly for your annual checkup and more often if needed. Many people put off finding a primary care doctor because they don’t feel sick. Others aren’t sure how to find a PCP. Whether it’s been years since you’ve had...