Regular health check-ups can identify any early signs of health issues. Finding problems early means that your chances for effective treatment are increased. Many factors, such as your age, health, family history and lifestyle choices, impact on how often you need check-ups.
- Regular health checks can identify any early signs of health issues.
- When you have a health check, your doctor will talk with you about your medical history, your family’s history of disease and your lifestyle, including your diet, weight, physical activity, alcohol use and whether you smoke.
- Your doctor may include a general health check when you visit for another reason, such as a cold.
- Your doctor can tell you how often you need health checks.