Often times you are being adviced to go for a regular check up, and most times you have no idea what you are actually checking asides the regular and common blood pressure and sugar levels.

A full body check-up, is a thorough medical examination which aims to detect early any underlying health problems and to assess one's overall health and well-being. A full body check-up typically includes the following tests and assessments:

Medical history:  This is a detailed discussion about personal and family medical history, lifestyle, and any symptoms.

Physical examination: A head-to-toe physical examination by a doctor or a nurse, including checking vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate, and temperature.

Blood tests: A blood test that measures cholesterol, blood sugar, liver and kidney function, thyroid function, and other important health indicators.

Urine tests: A urine test is done to check for any kidney or bladder problems.

Imaging tests: Depending on your age and risk factors, imaging tests such as X-rays, ultrasounds, and MRIs may be ordered to screen for potential issues.

Cardiac tests: An electrocardiogram (ECG) may be performed to assess heart functionality.

Cancer screening: Tests such as mammograms, colonoscopies, and prostate exams may be ordered to screen for cancer.

Immunization status: A review of your vaccination records and any necessary vaccinations may be given.

The specific tests and assessments may vary depending on an individual's age, gender, and personal medical history. It is important to consult with a doctor to determine what specific tests are necessary for an individual's comprehensive health evaluation.

The importance of going for a regular check up to know your health status cannot be overemphasized, this is something you must be diligent in.


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