Indiana University Health PCPs to help proactively manage health

Dr. Morhaf Al Achkar from Indiana University Health discusses how you can use your Primary Care Physician to help proactively manage your health. Primary Care Physicians typically don’t specialize in a specific area of medicine and have the ability to treat a patient for a variety of needs.They help a patient maintain overall health by focusing on preventive care. “Our main job is to detect any illness as early as possible”, says Dr. Morhaf Al Achkar. Annual exams help guide you toward healthy lifestyle habits and help catch illness early, keeping them at bay and from potentially turning into a chronic health condition provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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