Modern medicine aims to provide person to remain healthy by taking necessary measures before disease arises. Because after the disease arises, both its treatment is very expensive and also the health becomes physical wreck. Therefore, each person should go through general medical examinations by consulting a doctor within certain periods even though he/she has no complaint. These periods may change in accordance with the age and general situation of the person. In our age diseases such as coronary artery disease, cancer, hypertension and many other diseases, early and accurate diagnosis is highly of great importance in terms of life time and also quality. In addition, many diseases may progress insidiously for years without causing any complaints in patient and without any symptoms. On the other hand, early diagnosis and regular treatment have great importance in diseases such as hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes leading eventually to very severe damages to vital organs such as brain, heart, kidneys. Even a symptom considered by you unimportant may be symptoms of a very important disease.
If diseases that person have not been aware until that day or situations, which will lead to disease are detected, preventive measures such as lifestyle changes (smoking cessation, alcohol restriction, exercise), changes in eating habits may be suggested to individuals. Formation of diseases may be prevented with protective quality medical and surgical treatments and initatives or progression of diseases in early stage may be prevented.
As a result of researches carried out in every field of medicine, effective interventions and treatments for many diseases are developed. Among those mentioned diabetes, cholesterol and coronary heart disease by treating hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, apoplexy and diseases of the central nervous system such as cerebral hemorrhage are able to be prevented. Pulmonary disease caused by smoking may be respected among diseases, whose progresses may be changed in advance in terms of problems that they may cause with screening of alcohol or hepatitis B related liver disease. Problems of some frequent cancers such as breast, cervix, colon and prostate cancers and diseases such as anemia, osteoporosis are able to be removed by early diagnosing problems caused by those mentioned diseases. It is advised that check-up should not come across with menstruation days.