Top 4 Reasons for an Annual Health Checkups in Bangkok or Phuket

There many different reasons why a person goes to see their doctor. Most of the time it is because they are concerned about a specific problem that they want to deal with. It is not often that a person will take time to visit their doctor for just a regular annual medical checkup. It could be because most of us feel healthy and don’t think regular checkups are that important, while others just don’t want to spend alot of money on doctors when they are not sick. This is understandable especially if a person doesn’t have extra money or health insurance but at Thai Medical, we feel prevention is a much better alternative than getting sick. We offer affordable comprehensive medical exams for both men and women of all ages. Our health check-up packages are designed specifically for each person based on their age,gender and medical history.


Health check up packages in Bangkok

In this article, you will learn about the importance of having an annual medical checkup, regardless if you are healthy or not. First, let’s talk about what an annual checkup is. An annual checkup is a physical exam done at a Thailand hospital or a private clinic. An accredited english speaking Thai doctor along with nurses will conduct several different tests includes getting a person’s blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, lung exam, head and neck exam, dermatological exam, extremities exam. We also offer a completely modern radiology department that offers MRI’s,CT Scans, PET Scans and Full body x-rays depending on what is needed.  Our full body exams normally take less than 1 hour and normally end with a honest conversation with your chosen doctor about any health concerns along with the testing results.

Work Related Health Exams

Most Medical professionals in Thailand and around the world believe that everyone should get an annual check up; regardless of the age. It has different functions that are all positive and would lead to a healthier life. Here are the benefits of getting annual medical checkup:


  1. Prevention- Even if you feel think that you don’t need it because you are not sick, there are still some things that you can not tell without the help of medical equipment and a doctor. An early detection of a possible disease will reduce any future physical suffering. Immunization such as flu shots or other vaccinations may also be recommended by a physician during a checkup.
  2. Updating your Medical Records– Everytime you visit a doctor, your clinical records should be updated. This is important because it will help your doctor in prescribing future medication in case you get a serious disease. It will tell if you are allergic to any type of medication in case you need to be treated for something immediately. Your records will also show if there is a possibility for you to get an illness based of genetic patterns. Our service includes a complete copy of your health exam in Thailand that you can take home with you to ensure continuity of record keeping.
  3. Screenings- This simple routine can be helpful to detect any signs of serious illness such as heart disease, cancer, kidney disease, sexually transmitted disease or diabetes.
  4. Education- Possibly the most important part of having an annual checkup in Thailand is the opportunity to speak to our doctors about any current concerns you are having with your health. Our caring doctors can give you tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Are you a smoker? Do you drink alcohol on a regular basis? Do you not have any type of physical activity in your life? Do you need to take vitamins or supplements? Based on the lifestyle that you live, your doctor can help give you a personalized care plan that would make your life easy and free from any diseases.

To learn more about our health check up programs please contact us today.