Being a parent is not an easy job. So, this Parents’ Day do something valuable for your parents!
So far, your parents have shown how much they care. But, as they grow old, their need for special care and medical attention rises. However, parents never let their children know that they need anything from them.
You can easily spot two trends among the herd of people who are interested in their health and wellness. Put simply, there are two types of people who act and react energetically when it is a matter of their health.
The first group has those people who would visit their physician for even minor bruises. They see their doc for each health problem they go through.
On the other side, there are others who are very much interested in taking precautions and following the appointments at their doctors’. Many people in this group do not really have any health issue. Still, they would see their physician for periodic or annual health screening, just to make sure if there is something they should take care of.
But, is annual health screening really that important? Is it actually wise to go for it every twelve months? What if some seasonal infection meets them?
Before we explore the importance and benefits of annual health screening, let us understand what it is.
Annual health screening, preventive health checkup or routine health checkup, is your yearly visit to your physician or healthcare provider. They take you through a series of medical tests and prepare and suggest you a suitable treatment plan. You are asked to go for lab tests and imaging diagnosis – reports of which help your doctor to identify your exact health conditions.
It is a special service offered by healthcare providers with an aim to keep their patients away from risk factors that may transform into some serious health condition.
The way screening is done and the number and type of tests undertaken depend on various factors that include the age, sex, and family history and lifestyle of a patient.
As mentioned in the third pointer, annual health checkup allows your physician to detect and provide you the right treatment for a variety of serious health problems that may be coming your way. Some of the critical, life-threatening diseases that require early detection and treatment are
That’s is not all. There are many other crucial and difficult-to-treat disarrays that require medical attention in early stages. Periodic or annual health screening helps you avoid these problems and stop minor injuries and conditions from developing into incurable diseases.
In conclusion, keeping on track with your health starts with you. Following healthy habits means you enjoy a longer, healthier, happier life. And by getting recommended health checks on time as prescribed by your physician, you can prevent a number of health problems throughout your life.
Talk to your doctor today and get yourself set up for an Annual Preventive Health Check. It might also be covered under your insurance.
On that note, RealLab wishes you a Happy Parents’ Day!