Ageing is one of the biggest risk factor for all types of diseases.
We cannot put a hold on growing old but we can certainly keep a check on the health status by taking regular medical health check ups.
Regular health checkups of senior citizens will not only keep an eye on their health status but will also catch diseases early for better treatment and save them from physical & mental ordeal.
If young are the backbone, senior citizens are the foundation of a nation. As a token of thanks and appreciation, Indus offers special discount on senior citizen's health checkup package.
Indus has made getting preventive health checkups easier and affordable for senior citizens. On purchase of all Indus preventive health checkup standard packages, you are entitled for a preventive checkup 'Discount Coupon' applicable only for senior citizens (age 60 and above), by using which senior citizens can avail the benefits of the checkup at 50% discount on any other package that they buy.
For example, if a son buys a Fitness Checkup for himself, he will get a Discount Coupon with that package, using which he can get an Essential Heart Checkup package (or any other package of his choice) for his parent at only 50% of the actual cost of that package.
To redeem the Discount Coupon, along with the duly filled original discount coupon, age proof also has to be submitted for an appointment.
In the constant endeavour to promote 'Prevention is Better than Cure', Indus come up with this discount on senior citizen's checkups to encourage the concept of detecting diseases at an early stage by regular checkups in elderly, who need it the most.
Time to time, Indus introduces other offers on Health checkup packages availing which further saving can be done.
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With advancement in medical science, diagnosing risk factor of a disease at a latent stage is possible, allowing people to live life with quality. Preventive health checkup helps to prevent a disease, narrowing morbidity and mortality in future.
A full body checkup is necessary as it helps you to take necessary steps in prevention or an early detection of any potential illness. Let's face it... In India, majority of us feel that we don't need health checkups and that it is a waste of money. However, if we think more vigilantly, these comprehensive health checkup packages have ALWAYS proved to be the smartest way to save on some extensive surgeries that might be required in case of an undiagnosed disease.
World Health Organisation defines health as "A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
Movies, eating outing, socialising, functions - you do all this as a 'family thing'.
Then why family checkups are kept aside only for the elderly, head of the family or men in the house?
Mother, father, wife, sister, brother - all are imperative pieces of the jigsaw puzzle called 'life'! Each one is equally important, irreplaceable and has varied healthcare needs. All adults in the family require regular preventive checkups to keep a track of their health status, even if they look, sound and appear 'healthy & fit'.
Indus Health Plus is the leading preventive healthcare company with a wide network of partner hospitals and facilities across the nation.
In today's time of web-based world, everything is just a click away. Even healthcare!
We keep our wealth secure in various layers of security, for protecting it from various unsocial elements of the society. Similarly our health also needs various layers of security from elements that cause harm to our health. For this we need a trusted healthcare partner who assures security of our health. This security can be provided by regular complete health checkup followed by laboratories tests but the alarming questions are:
Health is the most precious thing in our life. We often ignore common health issues which lead to some serious complication in future. Having a healthy life should become a habit with a healthy diet and regular exercise. When it comes to the young generation, they seem to be less careful about all the health issues. The lifestyle they have e.g. consuming excess junk food or lack of exercise etc. can lead to some serious health issues in future.
Regular medical checkups are essential for one and all. Since diseases can affect anyone, checkups are necessary for everyone, irrespective of age, sex, occupation, ethnicity and culture.
Prevention is a way of living and is indeed better than cure.
Understanding the importance of complete health checkup is simple. Life is full of mighty example celebrating the magnitude of prevention.
Being young does not guarantee a healthy you. Today, young and elderly both are at equal risk of getting lifestyle diseases and therefore regular preventive health checkups are meant for one and all. They help in catching diseases early, while they are still in a stage which can be better treated and managed.
People have started comprehending the importance of getting regular preventive checkups done but finding the right place to do so is still a matter of big apprehension for them.
You are young and apparently fit and find it a waste of money to go for checkups in absence of any symptoms or discomfort. Right?
Actually, you are wrong!
All these adages prove that good health plays a crucial role in the wellbeing of one's life. But developing and maintaining good habits like eating healthy, going for a walk, exercising, swimming, playing sports, avoiding junk food & stress relievers like yoga & music will not suffice to maintain good health.
You may have numerous excuses to avoid regular health checkups like 'I am too young to get health checkups', 'I am busy', 'I am healthy and don’t need a health checkup', 'It is expensive'.However, there are scientific studies that prove that regular health checkups actually benefit in increasing the life expectancy and also help in saving money! Moreover, it also yields in better quality of Life.
People who are health conscious not only pursue fitness regimen but also visit their doctor at least every 6 months. However, on the other hand, there are many people who the need of fitness check-up. It is a general misconception that if you are feeling healthy, you are healthy. However, the sedentary lifestyle has become a major cause of a lot of health problems which often get unnoticed. There are so many silent diseases which show no signs or symptoms until the body accepts the defeat.
According to a report published by WHO, chronic diseases are causing increasing deaths worldwide. Infectious diseases followed by non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are taking toll on health. We all know that ’prevention is better than cure’. So, preventive measures like following a healthy lifestyle including healthy diet, regular exercise and regular health checkups prove to be important.