Attention male Coasties! have you had a health check lately?

September 28, 2017

 

 

So your busy, fit and in good health, never have to see the GP because you just don’t get sick that often. That means you are healthy right? Odds are you are right..

 

However, as we move away from the thirties and into the mid-forties and onwards it is important to get checked out.

 

Why? Because the cure is better than the disease, it’s that simple. Getting to know your GP and getting advice can help identify any under lying health problems early. These types of health issues you really do want to know about sooner rather than later. Read on to see what is involved in getting your ‘Man Check’.

 

The purpose of these visits is to:

  • Screen for medical issues

  • Assess your risk for future medical problems

  • Encourage a healthy lifestyle

  • Update vaccinations

  • Help you get to know your GP in case of an illness

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

 

 

What to expect at your health check

When you have a health check, your doctor will talk to you about your medical history, your family’s history of disease and your lifestyle. Your diet, weight, how much you exercise and whether you smoke will also be discussed.

 

Men should have regular health checks. See your doctor for regular medical check-ups to help you stay healthy and to pick up early warning signs of disease or illness. Cardiovascular (heart) disease, diabetes and some cancers can often be picked up in their early stages, when treatment may be more successful.

 

With a commitment to providing ‘high quality health care’ to our patients, our practices have a male and female GPs, as well as qualified nursing staff to cater to all our patients needs and requirements.

 

Book an appointment today at our practice and we can help you keep on top of your health and vitality.

 

Resources:

Better Health

 

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