Don't neglect your overall health – advice from cosmetic surgeon Mitchell G. Cohen, MD
Cosmetic Surgery helps people make improvements to their outer appearance. However, "inner beauty" is also important. The annual physical exam is an important part of maintaining your health and vitality. Dr. Mitchell G. Cohen explains.
By: Dr. Mitchell G. Cohen
We all live busy lives. We spend more time at the office than we would like, the drive to the office in congested traffic can rob you of significant time, and then the kids need help with homework. There simply is never enough time. Thus, seeing a doctor when you are feeling well is probably the last thing on your mind.
Since the symptoms of most chronic conditions and diseases do not appear until the situation has become considerably worse, getting an annual medical exam is a great idea to know what exactly is going on with your body and help make the right changes to your lifestyle to prevent complications.
If you are still not convinced of the importance of annual medical examinations, here are a few more reasons that might help change your mind about medical examinations and convince you to see your doctor for an annual physical examination.
Even if the results of your medical examination turn out "normal," seeing your doctor regularly is a great way of ensuring that you're not at risk of developing serious conditions or illnesses down the road. A simple example are routine blood tests for cholesterol and sugar which give the doctor an indication of diseases you are at risk of.
Nothing lasts forever, including vaccines. Vaccinations are not just for children. It is important for adults to receive recommended vaccines. Additionally, since the type of vaccination that you might need depends on a number of different factors including your age, it is apt that you visit your doctor on a yearly basis for the right examinations and to update your vaccinations.
Dr. Mitchell G. Cohen is a surgeon in California who focuses on Cosmetic Surgery as well as Laser Liposculpture and SmartLipo.
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Dr. Mitchell G. Cohen
Cosmetic Surgeon on Newport Beach, California