Why regular health check-ups are important?

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regular health check-ups

a check-up can tell your ‘inside’ story

Health care provider plays a key role in our life because the right health services, screenings, and treatments are essential to living a longer and happier life. There are many things such as age, sex, family history, lifestyle choices and other important habits or underlying ailments are important to be under supervision to increase your life expectancy.

At present regular health check-ups are being appreciated worldwide and by every physician because of increased stress and anxiety related problems, high pollution levels, food contamination and viral infections.

Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. Why are regular health check-ups important? Please read the below benefits.

Blood test diagnoses health problems

Blood test diagnoses health problems: Blood test is the earliest step during health check-up or when the doctor discovers any suspicious illness. Blood test assists to diagnose health problems such as anemia, cancer, high blood pressure, cholesterol, jaundice, diabetes and many more. It also helps to evaluate how well your organs kidney, liver, heart thyroid, etc are working.

Stress-related problems

Nowadays stress is investigated as the root cause of many physical problems such as high blood pressure and hypertension, weight problems, heart disease, depression, gastrointestinal problems, diabetes, and asthma. Stress impacts mental health primarily. This issue is not always diagnosed easily on your own, you need a physician to make it certain and combat-related health problems effectively.

Prevention over cure

Prevention is always entertained over cure. It helps to watch out warning signs of diseases which can later turn to serious medical problems. Received medical advice can help you even to stave off that disease before they become serious.

Spend now save later

People turn a blind eye to their health due to financial issue. Later in the serious condition, they pay more. Many serious conditions can be diagnosed during regular health check-ups and treated at lower costs than the amount would be paid for the undiagnosed severe condition.

Tests or examinations are done during regular health check-ups monthly, annually and if the symptoms arise:

  • Annual health check-up
  1. Family history
  2. Counseling if stressed
  3. Blood pressure
  4. Preventive screening
  5. Body Mass Index (BMI)
  6. ECG (If above 40)
  7. Complete blood count
  8. Urine study
  9. TSH
  10. Cholesterol
  • Once in six months if healthy
  1. Eyesight
  2. Dental
  3. Hearing
  • Immunizations
  1. Tetanus, Diphtheria
  2. Influenza
  3. Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B
  4. MMR
  5. Haemophilic Influenza Type B
  6. Varicella
  7. Meningococcal
  • Other
  1. Breast and cervical cancer
  2. Colorectal cancer screening
  3. Prostate cancer screening
  4. Skin cancer basic
  5. HIV/AIDS
  6. Osteoporosis
  7. Bowel cancer screening
  8. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

If you have any other specific health concern then you must see your doctor for check-ups. Moreover, a nutritious and balanced food, regular exercise and joyful mood are keys for healthier and longer life.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I like how you said that prevention is beneficial because it helps to watch out for warning signs of diseases which can later turn into serious medical problems. My family just moved into a new neighborhood, but we haven’t even started looking for a medical center yet. After reading this, I can see how crucial it is to find a medical center as soon as possible so that we can continue receiving our regular wellness visits, to ensure that we are healthy and to have any problems fixed before they become serious, if necessary.

    • Thank you Olivia Pearson for such a positive review. As said, prevention always prevails. Take care of yourself and family too!!
      See you soon.

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