Medical check-up: the importance of prevention

Everyday situations such as stress, sedentary lifestyle, bad eating habits, and even hereditary conditions can cause the presence of health problems. That, if not treated in time, could seriously compromise the integrity and life of a person. And there are silent or asymptomatic diseases that manifest symptoms in advanced stages, which, through routine examinations, could be identified early.

For this reason, medical check-ups at South Auckland medical Centre have become a tool for the integral evaluation of the patient's state of health to detect in time any anomaly or illness that may occur and to provide timely and effective treatment, as well as the promotion of styles of healthy living to reduce morbidity and mortality from frequent diseases.

Therefore, it is common to hear about the importance of having a regular medical check-up. However, few people attend the recommendation and only when they experience a strong medical condition do they approach the specialist. They are cases in which, for some, it is too late and in others, appropriate and timely treatments can begin.

There are numerous medical centers like Botany urgent care, where you can perform medical exams, who because of their pace of life and level of work do not have time available to constantly monitor and control their health. Here are some of the plans and prices offered in the country.
For example, the premium plus check for men and women is a complete assessment of the cardiovascular, hepatic, renal, metabolic, infectious, pulmonary, rheumatologic system, with advice for stress management. 

However, men are included urological screening and prostate-specific antigen, among others. While the exam for women adds a gynecological screening, transvaginal pelvic ultrasound, mammography with tomosynthesis or breast ultrasound, cytology, etc.

GP Botany:

Among the types of executive medical check-ups offered are the elite, the preferential and the advanced. It seeks to detect alterations in the liver and thyroid. It has an abdominal ultrasound, nutrition assessment, ophthalmology, and otolaryngology, among other tests.

At what age is a medical checkup recommended?

In general, from the age of 40, it is advisable to have a medical check-up, which can be repeated every two years. And, in the case of people over 50, it is much more advisable to have this type of review. 

In the case of people with cardiovascular risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, hypercholesterolemia, obesity or who have a history of any disease in the family, such as that one of the parents has suffered cancer, it is very important to have a full medical checkup.


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