Now more than ever, it’s important to stay healthy. That means keeping up with preventive care and addressing any symptoms or conditions that may have come up over the past few months. Thankfully, many doctor’s offices are now open and ready to see patients. It’s important to continue communicating with your doctor about your medical needs. Not only to maintain your health but also to address any existing or new problems or conditions.
Even if you’re feeling great, you should continue to see your doctor at least once a year for preventive care. During this visit, you can Review any medicines you’re taking, talk about your health in general and discuss any issues you may be having.
When serious or complex conditions go untreated, irreversible damage can occur. Keeping appointments or making new appointments with specialists may prevent unwanted visits to the emergency room and help you to avoid lengthy hospital stays.