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Preventative Health Care

Preventative health care

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Preventative Health Care

Preventative health care is a much better option than disease care. A healthy lifestyle routine, along with proper medical care, is key.

In this blog post, we will talk about some of the most important steps you can take towards achieving your goal of living a long and healthy life!


Go For Cholesterol And Diabetes Tests 


The best way to start is with a check-up. If you are over the age of 18 and have not received blood work or had your cholesterol levels checked in the past year or two, it’s never too late to get started! Your doctor will help you figure out which screenings you need based on your current health status. Each person is different, so some may be more at risk for certain diseases than others. Make sure that everything gets covered, though, because there is no point living life without good health – especially if it can easily be prevented! By scheduling an appointment soon, you’ll ensure that all these important screenings are a part of your regular health routine.


Seek Out Counseling 


In addition to screenings, your doctor will may recommend counseling sessions. This is especially important for anyone who has been prescribed medication or received a diagnosis of an illness. Having someone there to talk you through these steps can make the process much easier for all parties involved! In addition, your counselor should help ease any stress that comes with major changes in lifestyle and treatment options; they are truly invaluable members of this team!


Get Your Vaccinations  


Even if you’re young and healthy, it’s never too early to start thinking about vaccinations. Many illnesses can affect your body in harmful ways, not just cancer or heart disease! A flu shot might be the most important vaccination for women because of its prevalence during certain times of the year. Many other types of vaccines exist, though – ask your doctor what he feels is best for you!


Test Reproductive and Sexual Health 


For some women, this might be the only preventive health screening you need to worry about. However, if you are sexually active or planning on becoming so soon, you must receive screenings for STIs and other reproductive issues! No matter what your current age – whether the early 20s or late 40s – these tests should be part of every woman’s routine because they can help diagnose problems before they become severe enough to cause any permanent damage. It never hurts to get checked out; if anything, it’s just a sign of good care. Robotic Hysterectomy is a procedure that you can keep in mind when the need arises. 


Take Care Of Your Mental Health  


As important as it is to take care of your physical health, don’t forget about your mental health! We’ve all heard the saying ‘mind over matter,’ and it couldn’t be more accurate. If you only focus on one aspect of life, then there’s a good chance that things will start falling apart at some point or another. So balance is essential – make sure that everything gets taken care of; if not now, when?


Practicing preventive healthcare as part of everyday living habits can vastly improve quality of life. You are worth it


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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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28 thoughts on “Preventative Health Care”

  1. I never thought to go for a diabetes test. I just heard an informational show about pre-diabetes and now I read this, so I’m thinking it couldn’t hurt to get it just in case

  2. Preventive health matters most these days. We gotta take and get vaccinations to prevent diseases. Especially in winter, where flu is common.

  3. These are all great preventatives for staying strong, healthy, and feeling youthful! I own a Med Spa in Boca Raton, Florida and even though we are more based on preventative skincare, it is all still so important. For example, staying out of the direct sun as much as possible and using your SPF!

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.