Health Tip: Why Keep a Health Journal?
(HealthDay News) -- A health journal captures various snapshots
of your health, which helps you and your doctor get a clear picture
of your medical history.
The American Academy of Family Physicians mentions these added
benefits of keeping a health journal: You can track your illnesses, as well as the various treatments
you've taken.You can track medications you've taken, and any surgical
procedures.You can take your journal to doctor's appointments and review
with your physician.You can become a more empowered, knowledgeable and informed
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