8 Questions to Ask in your Yearly Medical Checkups

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Regular medical checkups are essential to know about your health status, be aware of any hidden medical issues and to be prepared for any misfortunate happening. Besides visiting your doctor for ailments during year make a special appointment for a complete annual checkup as well. If you are perplexed about the things to ask in the annual medical checkup, we can help you in what you must ask.

Is My Weight Within Healthy Range?

Even if you are not obese or underweight, it is wise to ask this. Maybe according to your BMI you need some improvements. Maybe you need to gain a little or lose a few pounds.

Am I at Risk of Certain Diseases?

Especially ask this to be prepared for deadly diseases. Go for necessary screening tests and make it sure for healthy future. If you are found to be at risk of any particular disease be sure to inquire about precautions to take.

Is My Blood Pressure in Healthy Range?

Cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and stroke, typically start with elevated blood pressure. That’s why in yearly checkup ask about this parameter and if any issues found, ask for required lifestyle modifications or medication to promote healthy circulation. For any heart-related problem, you can book an appointment with the best cardiologist in Karachi, Lahore or any other main cities of Pakistan via Marham.pk.

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Am I Taking Healthy Diet?

If you considered that you are taking healthy diet, still a little expert advice does no harm. Ask your doctor about any dietary deficiencies. If required ask for a diet plan and strictly follow it. To consult the best nutritionist in Karachi, Lahore and other main cities of Pakistan for a diet plan according to your age and gender log on to Marham.pk.

Is My Medication is Still Good?

If you are taking some special medication ask about it. Perhaps it is time to stop it or need to change it. Don’t continue to take any medicine longer than the period recommended.

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Is it Normal?

If you are noticing some unusual physical changes, even if they are not painful, ask about them. Maybe they are a sign of some deadly disease. Don’t hesitate to share minute details about any organ or changes you feel in these.

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Can my Family History Affect Me?

The physician can check you but not your whole family. Discuss your family history especially if someone in your near family is suffering from some serious medical issue. Maybe you are also at the risk of that disorder.

When is Second Checkup Needed?

If all went well or some bad thing discovered never forget to ask about the second meet up with your physician. If required you can take the second appointment early to save your time.

Finding time in busy routine is really difficult, but for your healthy life, an annual visit to a medical professional for a complete physical check-up is necessary.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.