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Understanding Medicare Versus Managed Medicare

We accept Medicare at Washington Internal Medicine, Dr. Sohan Varma accepts Medicare insurance and has experience in taking care of elderly and worked several years in care of hospitals, assisted living, skilled nursing, and long term care facilities.
May 12th, 2023

What to Expect From Your Immigration Physical

Becoming a United States citizen is an exciting process. But for all the excitement, there’s just as much confusion and concern. Here, we answer your most pressing questions about what to expect at your immigration physical.
Feb 1st, 2022

Breast Cancer Screening: Empowering Women's Health

Breast cancer is a pervasive health concern that affects millions of women worldwide. While it can be a daunting subject, early detection through regular screening plays a crucial role in improving treatment outcomes and saving lives.
Jun 9th, 2023

Demystifying Hypertension (HTN): Understanding the Silent Killer

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a prevalent health condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Often referred to as the "silent killer," hypertension is a chronic condition that leads to severe complications if left unmanaged.
Jun 9th, 2023

Karyotype Genetic Test - Unveiling Chromosomal Abnormalities

Advancements in genetic testing have revolutionized the field of medicine, enabling researchers and healthcare professionals to unravel the mysteries hidden within our DNA.  One such powerful diagnostic tool is the karyotype genetic test.
Jun 6th, 2023

How To Manage Stress - Find The Balance

Acute or chronic stress can have a profound effect on the mind, body and your wellbeing. Dr. Varma can help identify the triggers and help you manage your stress with and without the help of medications. Book an appointment today!
May 23rd, 2023

The Importance of the Preoperative Visit

Undergoing surgery can be an overwhelming experience, filled with anticipation and questions. To ensure the best possible outcome, healthcare providers typically schedule a preoperative visit before the surgical procedure.
May 22nd, 2023

Shedding Light on Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an important Vitamin that has a role in many bodily functions and wellbeing. Are you experiencing symptoms like fatigue, body aches, mood instability, poor sexual health and are you always getting sick? You may have a deficiency in Vitamin D.
May 21st, 2023

Adult Vaccinations You Need To Know About

Vaccines play a vital role in protecting individuals from preventable diseases, reducing the risk of severe illness, complications, and even death. At Washington Internal Medicine, our primary care providers can guide and review your vaccination schedule.
May 20th, 2023

Diabetes - A Closer Look!

Diabetes, a chronic metabolic disorder, affects millions of people worldwide. It is a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels due to the body's inability to produce or effectively utilize insulin. Book an appointment today for an evaluation!
May 19th, 2023

Understand, Manage, Thrive with Allergies

In today's fast-paced world, allergies have become increasingly prevalent, affecting millions of people worldwide. At Washington Internal Medicine, Dr. Varma can help you identify the root cause of allergy through blood test or other specialized testing.
May 18th, 2023

Do I Need Screening For Cervical Cancer?

Routine and early screening for Human Papilloma Virus and detect your risk and progression to Cervical Cancer. At Washington Internal Medicine, Dr. Varma can help educate you and guide you on the screening options available during consultation.
May 12th, 2023

Get Help For Erectile Dysfunction

You are not alone when it comes to Erectile Dysfunction. At Washington Internal Medicine, Dr. Varma is focused on identifying the root cause and your quality of life. A Happy Sex Life is a Happy Life! Get help for Erectile Dysfunction Today!
May 12th, 2023

Should I Be Worried About Colon Cancer?

Colon cancer screening is one of the few cancers for which population wide screening is recommended, it improves health outcomes and saves lives! At Washington Internal Medicine, we can establish your risk and guide you on the options for testing.
May 12th, 2023

You May Be Suffering From Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea!

At Washington Internal Medicine, we offer home sleep medicine diagnostic testing for your convenience. After an initial evaluation, Dr. Varma writes you an order for testing and shortly you get a equipment & instructions from Snap Diagnostics.
May 12th, 2023

5 Benefits of B12 Injections

A lack of vitamin B12 in your system can leave you feeling shaky, tired, moody, or weak. Explore five major benefits of vitamin B12 injections for those with a deficiency and how you may benefit from getting them.
Oct 1st, 2022

5 Advantages of Telehealth Visits

Have you ever considered a telemedicine doctor visit? Telehealth simplifies your health care by making your appointments more accessible for a fast-paced lifestyle. Read on to find out how remote doctor’s appointments can benefit you.
Aug 1st, 2022

How (and Why) to Get More Daily Fiber

You might not give much consideration to fiber, a crucial part of any healthy and well-rounded diet. Explore ways you can increase fiber in your diet and learn why fiber is so important.
Jul 1st, 2022

5 Signs of a Respiratory Infection

Anything that interferes with your breathing is a possible cause for concern, and respiratory infections are no exception. Explore five of the most prominent signs of a respiratory infection.
Jun 1st, 2022

Understanding Chronic Obesity

Weight fluctuations throughout life are to be expected, but long-term excess body fat comes with some particular risks. Learn more about chronic obesity and its negative impact on your life.
May 1st, 2022

How A Pap Smear Can Save Your Life

Pap smears aren’t exactly comfortable, and are among most women’s most dreaded events. It’s easy to lose sight of their benefit. Yet, they serve an important purpose. Learn how getting Pap smears can prolong your life.
Apr 7th, 2022

5 STDs You Can Screen For Today

Sexually transmitted diseases can be stealthy and escape notice. Even without symptoms, you may have an infection that you could easily spread to others. Here are five STDs to test for at any time.
Mar 14th, 2022