Sometimes the best medicine is preventive medicine. Before you develop a serious health problem, which can be very costly, why not take action to forestall any serious health issue? The best way to do this is a Health Maintenance Plan that may help find and treat any medical condition before it becomes serious. It does this by providing a health insurance policy that gives preventive care such as doctor checkups, screenings and vaccinations for a prepaid fee.
Many people want to improve their health. They may try to stop smoking, drink less alcohol, lose weight, and exercise a little more, all of which may be good for overall health. However, they may put off medical examinations because they don’t have a plan.
You may be wondering what you can do to take charge of your health. What you need is a general health schedule. We recommend learning more information about how a Health Maintenance Plan can benefit you.
The third most common form of cancer for men and woman is colon cancer. Early detection is crucial to get treatment in time. According to the American Cancer Society, age 50 is when to start testing for this type of cancer. Colon cancer can be inherited so if there is a history of colon cancer in your family, many doctors begin testing at age 40.
To help prevent heart disease, the National Cholesterol Education Program recommends that cholesterol be checked beginning at age 20 and if it is normal then every five years after that. If your cholesterol is elevated, further tests will be needed.
Our team may not recommend all of these tests as part of your Health Maintenance Plan. Each plan can be customized based on your wants and needs. With a Health Maintenance Plan, you will not need to wonder if you have any health concerns because with regular checkups, any serious problem may be diagnosed when it first develops.