Mercer's Medical Centre | General Practice & Family Medicine

Mercer's Medical Centre

General Practice & Family Medicine

Health Advice

What can you do to maintain your health?

Many people wonder how often they should attend the doctor to check their health. This section of our website is to help answer that question and advise you of things you can do at home to maintain your health. 

The advice here is primarily aimed at those with no underlying illness. People with underlying chronic disease or a family history of disease may need more frequent monitoring then recommended here. For example, people with diabetes need to attend for much more frequent check ups than those with no underlying illness. If you have a family history of disease or a personal history of illness, it is best to discuss with your doctor how often you should get check-ups and monitoring. 

We have tried to make our information here as Evidence-Based or medically correct as possible. Much of the recommendations come from the HSE, NHS or Specific Guideline Groups of Experts brought together to make guidelines for our health. We have links to many reputable websites. 

For easy access to updated credible health information, download the RCSI app here http://rcsimyhealth.ie/ 


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