Every person should visit their primary physician at least once a year for a regular checkup. No matter how healthy you may feel, getting an annual physical and checkup will allow your doctor to verify whether or not you are actually as healthy as you think. Often, people can have underlying health problems that have no outward symptoms, so they are unaware that they are even sick.
By seeing a doctor regularly, you make it more likely that any health issues will be caught early on. With many diseases, early detection of the disease makes treatment easier and more likely to succeed. So if you haven’t visited your doctor this year, call and schedule an appointment for your annual checkup.