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Health Check-up

Why You Need to go for a Regular Check-up

Exercise, a balanced diet, and a healthy lifestyle are important to keep oneself healthy, it is also very important to go for health check-ups at periodic intervals


Why do I need to go for a Regular Medical Check-up?

Going for a medical check-up regularly helps you in diagnosis diseases at very early stage. It also serves to keep you better-advised about your health, keep your physician and other doctor informed on your health condition, and basically it results in a healthier life.

Regular medical check-ups include a number of physical and mental checks, making sure that your body and mind are fit and fine. These check-ups are known as full body check-ups for this reason – because they examine you from head to toe.

The reason this is done is to dragonise any disease early on, and so that you can be prescribed the right treatment.

These days with factors such as the heavy traffic, constant pressure at work (or school, college), unpredictable weather, it is no surprise that most people are suffering from stress.

This is causing higher levels of stress in everyone and may even result in stress-related diseases and disorders which can manifest physically or even psychologically.

A regular full body check-up will help your doctor diagnose such issues and also give you the opportunity to discuss stress to get the treatment that you required.

Most people know the symptoms of common diseases such as cold or a fever since these usually have physical symptoms. While this may suffice for smaller diseases, you may be suffering from something worse which can get worse without going for a check-up.

It is for this reason that doctors usually ask for a blood test, which is also an essential part of any yearly health check-up package (although the exact tests can differ depending on your age and lifestyle).

These blood tests further help screen out various potential diseases.

Many people take their health for granted, and most of us rarely visit a hospital or a doctor until we are actually sick and need treatment. This also makes us more likely to make poor decisions regarding our health, especially when it comes to exercise and the food we eat.

Going for a period health check-up automatically will make you more aware of your health and what you can do to lead a healthier lifestyle.

As mentioned earlier, going for Full Body Check-ups and other types of preventive check-ups regularly helps prevent, and avoid diseases as well as treat other diseases at an early stage. This in turn reduces the chance of you getting sick (or more sick ) which further reduces your medical costs.

Let’s also not forget the time factor – getting sick can result in needing to take time off from work or school and can disrupt your entire lifestyle.

A medical check-up every now and then ensures that you are healthy and decreases the chances of having to take a sick day, or even get admitted to the hospital.

These differ by the tests involved based on your age and lifestyle.

E.g. younger people may need less screening since they are relatively more healthy. Older people will probably need a health package that includes cardiac screening tests since they are more at risk. Similarly women need few additional tests such as breast cancer and cervical cancer screening and for men prostate cancer screening.

The best idea is to visit your doctor and ask him / her what option is the most appropriate and necessary for you.

Wellspring Speciality Hospital offers a customised Health Check-up Packages based on your needs. You can either choose the one you need, or you can also consult with our doctors first and undergo the tests based on their recommendations.