11 Jan 4: Why Your Routine Health Care Visits Are Now More Important Than Ever with Dr. Mariaileen Sourwine
Have you been keeping up with your doctor’s appointments and routine checks during the pandemic?
Dr. Mariaileen Sourwine, an internal medicine doctor who works with all types of patients, is with us today to talk all about the importance of keeping up with your routine health care visits.
You might be tempted to reschedule regular tests, screenings and checkups, but it’s now more important than ever to keep your body and immune system healthy.
In this episode, we’re discussing why routine screenings are so important, how to keep an eye on your health at home, finding a doctor that meets your needs and more.
In Today’s Episode We Discuss:
- What you should talk to your health care provider about
- Why it’s important to check your blood sugar
- What a calcium score test is
- Getting preventative screenings to reduce anxiety about your health
- Using medication appropriately
- The importance of disclosing any supplements or medications you are taking
- Finding a doctor you feel comfortable with
- Reevaluating your medications as your needs change
In conclusion, now is not the time to be pushing off your health visits. I understand that setting up doctor’s appointments can be a bit overwhelming right now, but I promise it’s worth it to make sure you and your body are doing well.
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