The New Year Is a Great Time to Schedule Your Comprehensive Preventive Screening

Often, when we think of health care, we don’t even consider preventive care. We think that we shouldn’t see a doctor until something is really wrong with us. So, we don’t realize how important it is to get an annual physical and just how much it can save us from becoming sick.

At Cary OB/GYN, we understand just how much a comprehensive preventive screening benefits our patient’s health and wellbeing. Our physicians are specialists in gynecology and primary care, so they’re well-skilled in making sure that your health is fully regarded. That’s why they’ve compiled this helpful guide about why a preventive care visit is so important.

The importance of detecting illness early

No matter how old you are, you could be developing health problems. Early detection is essential to preventing and avoiding these chronic health conditions. There are a couple of different health problems that a preventive screening can detect early on with tests like the following:

Keeping your immunizations up-to-date

With an annual physical, we can check to ensure that all of your immunizations are up-to-date. Immunizations are just as important for adults as they are for children. They can help protect you from things like HPV, which can lead to cervical cancer.  
It’s a new year, and it’s time to make your health care a priority, Make sure your health is optimal and get ahead of any health problems that could creep up on you. Call us to schedule a preventive care appointment today.

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