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December 31, 2017

 

Hospitals are not one the most fun places to be.  Sometimes, there’s a smell of disinfectant everywhere, sick people all around you and there is a slight chance that you just might end up seeing way more blood than you bargained for!  With this in mind, it’s understandable that people have fear and apprehension of visiting hospitals and physicians periodically.  Regardless, this article will enlighten you on a few reasons why going to the doctor regularly is not always fun, but, it is vital.

                       

  • Reason No.1: Know Your Health Risks

 

Way too many people have had their lives disrupted simply because they didn’t have timely doctor’s appointments. Hypertension, hypotension, diabetes and the even a more serious diagnosis of cancer has changed people’s lives drastically due to delays of visiting the doctor obtaining an early diagnosis. Early detection for any ailment from the smallest headache to the biggest tumor is key in successfully tackling health issues.

 

  • Reason No.2: Avoid SELF DIAGNOSING AND SELF MEDICATION

 

We’ve all been there before.  Perhaps we had a slight headache and fever and started announcing that we have malaria and popped into to the nearest pharmacy to buy the closest anti-malarial pills we get our hands on.  Truthfully, it could be malaria or it could simply be another ailment. Nevertheless, the anti-malarial product is going to act in the body if taken whether the malaria parasite is present or not.  This usually causes more harm than doing more harm than good. This is why self-diagnosing and self-mediating is not recommended. Often, it deprives individuals the urgent need and satisfaction of correctly knowing what is wrong, knowledge of the correct cause and the recommended treatment to follow.

 

  • Reason No.3: Know Your Numbers

 

A very important principle of our wellbeing as having knowledge of our Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and our Body Mass Index numbers.  They are viable indicators of the state of our health.  It also helps knowing these numbers so that any upward spike or downturn in them is speedily addressed.

 

  • Reason No.4: Your Peace of Mind

 

There is nothing as soothing as receiving a clean bill of health from the doctor.  Our health is your wealth. Knowing your health is in top shape gives you even more drive to go about your daily business because as at that point there is one thing less to worry about in your life.

 

 

  • Reason No.5: Establishing a Doctor-Patient Relationship

 

Establishing a Doctor-Patient Relationship is very vital so that your medical history is available and your doctor knows your health risks enabling them to spot any spikes or unwanted developments in the nick of time. It also pays as this develops some sort of transparent relationship with your doctor. This within itself is never a bad thing and it takes away some of the apprehension the idea of going to the hospital brings.

 

All in all, it is a more than a profitable venture to see a doctor regularly rather than being caught out the cold regarding our health status. Good health and Wellbeing are golden folks.

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