Usher in the New Year with a Health Screening

By: Osler Health International
Posted on: 30 Jan 2023

Ushering in the New Year with a Health Screening in Singapore

As the new year unfolds we usher in a plethora of fresh possibilities, and what better way to make 2023 a year of positive change than with an overdue health screening? If there’s anything we’ve learnt from the pandemic  it’s that our health should never be taken for granted. The start of the year is a good time to set out on a healthy path. Having a professional and affordable health screening to kickstart your year is one of the most positive steps you can take. The good news? Singapore is home to one of the best medical providers in the world. 

What are Health Screenings?

Health screenings are a standard tool to enable individuals looking to stay on top of their health. In Singapore, health screenings have become a norm for taking preventive measures against health risks that can develop in the future. 

Health screenings can range from general health screenings to more specific ones such as heart health and cancer screenings. These screenings provide essential information on your ongoing good health.  Early identification of medical issues help us catch medical problems before they become serious. As such, taking advantage of regular health screening opportunities is a fundamental may to protect your future health.

Benefits of Health Screenings

Being proactive about your health is important as discovering underlying issues early on can help prevent certain serious illnesses from developing further down the track. With that said, undergoing a comprehensive health screening programme can give you peace of mind knowing that all known health risks are appropriately addressed through optimal yearly screenings which combine traditional clinical diagnostics services with modern medical technologies for superior accuracy. Here are the top three benefits of going for a health screening:

1. Early detection 

One of the biggest benefits of health screenings is that it can detect symptoms and illnesses before they become serious. This gives individuals the best chance at receiving appropriate intervention or even preventing issues from developing in the first place, and ultimately improving their overall quality of life. For example, breast cancer screenings are essential for females over age 50 because early detection increases their chances of surviving breast cancer. Annual health check-ups also allow early detection for those who are diagnosed with other conditions or diseases to begin treatment sooner rather than later, which may significantly improve their outcomes.  

2. Encourages healthy habits

Another benefit of getting regular health screenings is that they encourage people to adopt healthy habits. By attending regular check-ups and annual exams, individuals are more likely to make healthier lifestyle choices such as eating well and exercising regularly because they understand how important these habits are for overall well-being. Additionally, speaking with a healthcare professional during these screenings provides patients with valuable information on how to maintain good health and prevent certain illnesses from occurring in the first place. 

3. Peace of mind

Finally, undergoing regular health screenings can help give people peace of mind knowing that any potential issues will be caught quickly if present so that treatment can begin as soon as possible. Moreover, if everything looks good during the appointment then individuals will feel at ease knowing that nothing has gone unnoticed and that their bodies are functioning properly in all aspects. This is especially beneficial for those who have underlying conditions or who might be at an increased risk due to existing chronic diseases.

Who should go for a Health Screening?

All adults should go for a health screening once a year. Those from high-risk groups such as the elderly, pregnant females, smokers and those with a family history of illnesses require even more frequent health screenings. If you live in Singapore, there is no excuse for skipping your annual check-ups – we have fantastic medical care that is accessible to everyone. At Osler Health we care for everyone  (from developmental assessments for newborn babies to annual check-ups for adults). With regular health screenings, you can help ensure that your health remains in optimal condition.

What you need to know about the Health Screening process

Call or email the clinic and ask for a Health Screening. We don’t provide ‘off the shelf’ packages so every health screening will be tailored to your needs. Don’t be put off by this – it may actually save you time and money. Many ‘packages’ mean patients get tests they simply don’t need. We will only suggest tests based on scientific evidence through review of your gender, age and health history. We will talk to you about what we suggest and you can decide if you want to got ahead with the doctors recommendations. We are an ethical company and are driven by what is best for the patient – not any ‘business’ objectives. 

Choose Osler Health today

Health screenings are an essential part of maintaining good health throughout all stages of life – from infants through to adults. At Osler Health, we provide a broad range of healthcare services – from women’s health and men’s health to health screenings and family medicine – for you and your family. Speak to us and find out how you can give your body the care it deserves today.

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