A generation ago, people used to see their doctor only when they were felling unhealthy, they were not at all careful about different level of preventive health measure. Today, preventative health care is gradually becoming commonplace as people become more & more educated and empowered about their own health as well as experiencing various endemic, epidemic, pandemic diseases like heart attack, stroke, dengue, malaria, COVID 19 diseases etc. Now people are preemptively seeking medical advice on how to live a healthy lifestyle as in primordial, primary, secondary, Tertiary Prevention, Quaternary Prevention preventive measure. They are looking to lower their risk factors of various conditions or diseases by maintaining a healthy diet, weight, and level of physical activity along with regular health parameter like heart rate, blood pressure, BMI including different laboratory investigations.
Regular health check-ups with laboratory investigations can help you to find potential health issues before you become a sick. When you see your doctor regularly, they are able to detect health conditions or diseases early as a part of primary health preventive measure. Early detection of any diseased condition provides you the best chance for getting the right treatment quickly, avoiding any complications as a part of secondary preventive measure. By getting the correct health services, health screenings, and appropriate treatment you are taking important steps toward living a longer, healthier life.