Proactive care and early detection of illnesses is known to have a better survival rate than reactive care of the same diseases. Sometimes these diseases come with symptoms that are silent or masked. Regular check-ups with your primary care provider is key to proactive care.
A wellness check is usually an annual appointment with a primary care provider who helps monitor your health. This examiniation evaluates your overall wellness and gives your provider important information about the condition of your health. These annual exams allow for a yearly assessment to make sure you are in good health and with the intent to identify health issues before they become bigger problems.