August is the Time to Take Charge of Your Health
It is important that everyone that a few moments over the summer and look at health screenings:
According to the Cleveland Clinic:
A physical exam checks your overall health. Your healthcare provider will evaluate the basic function of your organs, address any concerns, update your vaccinations and help you get healthy or maintain good health. The CCF recommends that everyone should have a physical exam each year.
According to John Hopkins:
For most adults, depending on age, doctors will recommend a screening schedule that includes regular physical exams, body mass index, skin checks, cholesterol and blood pressure screening, eye exams, immunizations and screening for sexually transmitted diseases.
According to Family Practice Center:
Basic vitals including height, weight, hearing, vision, blood pressure, heart rate, body mass index, and ears, nose and throat check. Screenings for certain types of cancer including prostate exams for men and breast exams for women. Also, Blood testing is important to gauge cholesterol levels, and for potential diseases like diabetes and thyroid issues.