Our board-certified medical physicians offer obesity counseling and smoking cessation counseling at our family practice in Carrollton, TX. Our staff is under no disillusion that these are easy tasks. Both endeavors require a lot of support and guidance. Taking the first step is often the most challenging. At Family Medicine Associates of Texas, we are here to guide you through your journey. Our team of medical professionals have years of expert training and experience to provide you with the assistance and care you need. We can also provide you with medical guidance on how to gently and compassionately help a loved one through obesity and smoking cessation counseling as well. Support from family and friends is essential when overcoming such obstacles.
"Dr Stewart, is a caring doctor. Show interest and concern about your condition. Does not rush you through the process, spends time talking to understand what is going on with you. His nurses are great. And the entire staff work together to make your visit wonderful."- B.M. / Yelp / Oct 13, 2017
"I love my doctor Joey Hamilton and all the staff. Everyone is professional and accommodating. The office is conveniently located and finding a parking place is never an issue."- G.M. / Yelp / Oct 12, 2017
"I've been a patient of this practice since 1984. Outstanding doctors, you always get an appointment, in house x-ray (CJ's awesome) the staff has always been courteous. I miss Dr. Honaker and David Fraser, but I put my trust in any of the doctors or PA's. Also, the fact that being a patient, they will take me when I go on Medicare."- D.R. / Yelp / Sep 28, 2017
"He has been my doctor since I moved back to the Dallas area back in 2000. Absolutely my favorite. Great bedside manner and very knowledgeable."- E.C. / Google / Aug 21, 2017
"I called this morning at 9:00 and got an appt at 11:10. I was in and out of the office by 11:40. This was my first time to see Marla Lehmann and she was very professional, but easy to talk with. I felt more like I was talking with a friend that I'd known forever. I highly recommend seeing her."- J.B. / Yelp / Jun 21, 2017
Our staff is not here to pass critical judgment on you or your loved one. We are here to provide you with medical guidance and support. Medical counseling can bring great insight to understanding your body, your emotions, and behavior. Obesity counseling and smoking cessation counseling can brings a great amount of improvement. Our overall goal is to help set you up for success in the most optimum way possible.
Obesity is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and can bring an array of adverse health issues. A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index of 30 or more. Obesity counseling is the guidance of a medical profession to help an individual lose weight. Your doctor will discuss your lifestyle, eating habits, and physical activity to help set new achievable goals and changes.
Smoking can cause lung cancer, stroke, aortic aneurysm, esophageal cancer, and asthma. If you routinely smoke around others, it can expose them to secondhand smoke. Therefore, smoking is not only bad for your health but others as well. Smoking cessation counseling provides smokers with the guidance and care they need to help them quite smoking. Your doctor will provide you with a step-by-step process and helpful tips.
Plan for Your Appointment
If you or a loved one is struggling with obesity or wants to quit smoking, call or visit our office today to schedule an appointment. Our board-certified medical doctors can provide you with the support and medical advice you need for recovery.