08 Oct These 5 reasons to get regular medical checkups are important
Getting regular medical checkups (e.g. by a service like Werlabs) is not something that everyone does. Even when they have the health insurance that covers them.
These five reasons to get regular medical checkups, however, could prove to you why this is important and why you should be getting them every year.
Prevention is important — If most illnesses are caught early enough, curing them is relatively simple. The longer you wait to see a doctor, however, the more likely it is that any illness you have has developed to the extent that it could be difficult to cure.
Get regular medical checkups and worrying about an illness developing could be a thing of the past.
Cancer screenings — Various types of cancer screenings will be included in any regular medical checkup. As cancers that are caught early are much easier to cure than those that are not, it is important to have regular cancer screenings.
Annual EKGs — Many people have heart problems yet do not know that they do. An annual EKG done through your regular medical checkup can show up potential heart problems that can be immediately treated.
This can not only save you money over a heart condition that is found at a later stage, it could even save your life.
Saves you money — It is much cheaper to pay for regular medical checkups than it is to pay for treatment for major illnesses that were not caught early.
If you want to ensure you have the cheapest possible medical expenses, then regular medical checkups are important.
Blood pressure testing — Your blood pressure can tell your doctor a lot about your general health. It can also give him information about health problems that may be developing.
Make sure you get your blood pressure tested with regular medical checkups.
And if you haven’t already, check out JRE’s Podcast with Rhonda Patrick, it’s an awesome video to get the in’s and outs of healthy habits/lifestyle: