So, you haven’t been to the doctor in years. No worries, you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that nearly a third of Americans don’t have a primary care physician and about 20% of people haven’t been to a doctor in more than five years.
One of the hardest things in life is taking care of elderly parents. Whether it’s your mom or dad, or your spouse’s mom or dad, helping manage their healthcare as they age is a challenge.
As a busy professional, you navigate a full schedule every day. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average full-time employee spends 8.42 hours per weekday working.
When researching alternatives to traditional primary care, you will find more than a few options. And it can be confusing sorting them all out. There’s concierge medicine. There’s direct pay primary care. And then there’s also luxury medicine. What’s the difference? What does each term mean?
You’re interested in a more holistic approach to your health. You want a physician who focuses incorporates integrative medicine, functional medicine, and yes, even traditional medicine to build a plan for your care.
When talking with people about finding a new primary care physician, we often hear people ask about holistic medicine.