04 April 2011

I went for my annual medical check

I recently went for my annual medical check-up. It was mostly happy news. My cholesterol levels are currently really good (although I could do with more “good cholesterol”).

I recently went for my annual medical check-up. Yes, I’m getting on in years, but actually it’s a necessity at any age when you have a family history – as I do – of high cholesterol and heart disease.

The last thing we need at a time like this is to find out that we can’t afford the treatment necessary to prolong/save our lives. Medical inflation is significantly higher than official inflation, and unless you have substantial assets to cover these medical expenses, it is probably a very good idea to take out some lump-sum dread disease cover that will pay out an amount at an event such as being diagnosed with cancer or suffering from a significant heart attack.


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