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Why you should travel to Mexico for your next cardio exam

Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, December 16, 2015

ID-100134286The heart is one of the strongest muscles in the body, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be taken care of. As our luxuries grow, so do our problems. For many developed countries, heart condition is one of the main causes of death with 17.3 million deaths reported by the Global Heart Federation every year. Many factors affect the heart such as too much stress, wrong diet, diabetes, smoking, high total cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, depression, obesity, social isolation and a lack of quality social support.

With all these symptoms, the heart can be a ticking time bomb if one does not slow down. While doctors are doing everything they can to find methods of prevention for heart conditions, they simply have too many patients and not enough time to take care of them. According to a study, a doctor takes only 18 seconds to diagnose a patient. With 18 seconds, many patients are often misdiagnosed and dismissed so that the next patient can present their case. A doctor cannot pay attention to each person if they are being over-burdened by the population. Because of this, many are now making their way to other countries where proper medical treatment and efficient equipment is being offered for the patient’s care.

Medical Travel for Cardio Treatment

Mexico is a favored vacation country for people who want to enjoy culture, but with their medical industry burgeoning into a vital contributor to medical research, people are planning medical travel for an opinion on their cardiac problems. Travelling to Mexico is an option for many who want better treatment for half the price of what they spend in their own countries. Casualties from cardiovascular disease are on the rise and many do not have the money to go to a clinic or a hospital without the proper money. The healthcare system is overburdened by cuts in finances, dodgy pharmaceutical suppliers and an increasing list of patients every day. With so many problems, the only way a person can pay for their treatment is by insurance and even then, with the volatile economy, this can become a problem.

Mexico is not a well-kept secret. People have found out that Mexican healthcare centers are on the way to surpassing those in developed countries and are taking advantage of it. Many doctors and physicians from around the world are also coming to Mexico for research study and training. Doctors from Mexico are also being praised for their work and dedication to different medical fields and are on the forefront in many medical research methods and treatments.

Mexico may have many places one can visit to relax and have a good time, but with an opportunity for better medical treatment and proper attention, people are arriving in droves. With numerous treatments for the heart to help one recuperate after an operation or a treatment along with the affordable methods of touring the country, Mexico is becoming the go-to place for those who seek a better response to their heart problems.

Sources:

http://www.world-heart-federation.org/cardiovascular-health/global-facts-map/

http://myheartsisters.org/2010/01/27/18-second-rule/

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