“PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE” is strongly believed by many but in this busy world sometimes we are not sure of where we are going. We are spending time and health for earning money and once we have earned it we spend it on earning our health back. Not a smart trade? What if we take this article seriously and take one day off from our regular busy schedule and go for regular health check-ups. Let’s think about the following questions.
Why do we need? Let us first look at our average daily routine, many people are skipping one or the other meal. We are travelling through polluted roads, getting addicted to instant/artificial foods, climatic changes, sticking to our comfort zone (like AC all the time, using lift instead of stairs, automobiles for even shorter distances), prolonged working hours, increased exposure to electronic gadgets, low hygiene surroundings, sleep deprived conditions and other mental tensions which lead to BP, Diabetics and many more. All the above points reduce resistance of human body and with the help of ancestral diseases; the average human life has gone down drastically.
What to do? In order to keep running effectively in this competitive world we need to keep check of our health status. The following tests for our whole family irrespective of age would ensure we get early red flags on health front – Pathological tests, Cholesterol, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Immunization schedules, HIV/Aids, viral hepatitis etc. Even donating blood at every six months is a good practice as our blood would be tested for free.
What are these tests? Pathology is broadly used to refer the study of disease in general, incorporating a wide range of bio-science research fields and medical practices or simply the diagnosing of tissue, cell and body fluid samples. It deals with four components mainly cause, mechanisms of development, structural alterations of cells, and the consequences of changes. General pathology is mostly concerned with analysing known clinical abnormalities that are markers or precursors for both infectious and non-infectious disease.
How they help? According to a survey conducted by GFK Roper for health technology vendor Patient fusion one in three people know someone who discovered a serious medical condition because of regular medical check-up. Many patients died because of cancer and other major deceases because these are found in advanced stages but fact is 70-80% of these can be cured if detected early. Not only major diseases but diseases like skin infection, cold, cough which disturbs our daily routines can be kept in check. Many diseases now-a-days are affecting genes thus entire family so It is just that by going through right medical services, screenings and treatments, you are taking steps that increase your chances of living longer and if all is well then with great health comes great wealth.
Where to go? Well, depending on your area you can always search for nearest pathological laboratory at www.quicksearch.in