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 Hischke has a great bedside manner, and clearly let's you know what's going on without talking down to you."- D.G. / Google / Nov 27, 2019
"I was a patient of Dr. Stewart for over 10 years. He was a professional and his staff was very competent too!"- G.D. / Healthgrades / Nov 21, 2019
"I’ve been coming to this practice for 17 years and have had great care year after year. My PCP is Dr. Stewart but at some last minute emergencies I’ve been scheduled with other Dr.s in the practice and they‘be all been cordial and professional. I definitely recommend this practice. The offer a lot of great services."- A.L. / Google / Oct 15, 2019
"Excellent visit. Highly recommend."- <.H. / ZocDoc / Jan 11, 2020
"Great first time experience. Atmosphere is very positive and efficient. Felt like the staff and Dr Hischke were glad I was there and genuinely wanted to find out how they could help."- D.S. / Yelp / Aug 17, 2019
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.