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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Once the mainstay of modern medicine, the concept of yearly physical examinations by physicians is being, once again, put on the backburner, as families and individuals live busier lives than ever before. "This is bad news for the state of health, and health care, in America," according to Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group's Dr. Tannaz Zahirpour, who warns that the body is, essentially, a machine. "It operates much like an automobile," according to Dr. Zahirpour, who also says that "Failing to conduct routine maintenance through inspections, oil fluid changes, brake replacements, tire rotations, and the like can result in serious accidents or breakdowns along the way."
Routine physical examinations by qualified healthcare providers are instrumental steps in early detection of many, highly treatable conditions, that may not be so easily treatable if people wait until they are symptomatic to visit the doctor. When that happens, the focus must turn to management and maintenance rather than preventative treatments. It's a different process that often offers less favorable outcomes for patients.
Dr. Zahirpour of Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group recommends physicals at least once per year for many reasons. The diagnostic and preventative care benefits alone make it worthwhile, but there are relationship building benefits to consider as well. The better patients know their physicians, the better able they are to work together to come up with a plan for optimal health and wellbeing.
Working with a physician routinely can help patients build better, stronger, healthier, and happier lives by helping them look their best and feel their best. With the right care, physicians can even help patients improve golf swings, mental acuity, and general health IQ — this is in addition to helping to educate patients about their own bodies and how to optimize the way their bodies function at various stages in their lives, from infancy to adulthood and all points in between.
"It's kind of like educating car owners about how using certain fluid additives can help improve the condition and performance of their vehicles," says Dr. Zahirpour. "Physicians and osteopaths can educate patients on things they can do in order to optimize their bodies for maximum performance and physical examinations are the first step in that process."
Today's modern medicine has so much more to offer patients to enhance and improve their lives than ever before. Without regular physical examinations, though, most patients miss out on the potential preventative benefits medicine has to offer and focus only on the treatment, management, or maintenance aspect of medicine by neglecting these important yearly exams.
About Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group
Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group offers a wide range of preventative care, whole health, and treatment options for people of all ages, including urgent medical care, osteopathic healing, medically supervised weight loss, chiropractic care, and more. They are located on Wilshire Boulevard, in Beverly Hills.
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