No one likes visiting the doctor. You have to take time off, wait until you find out that everything is okay. Many people think it’s just a waste of time and therefore avoid visiting professionals.
It’s a bad approach. Health problems should not be underestimated and it is better to lose some time in the waiting room than to later face a serious illness. The health of every person is paramount, so care must be taken not to neglect disturbing signals.
The case of 51-year-old Mercedes Talamantes shows that it is worthwhile to take tests and visit the doctor. If she had kept going without visiting one, things would have been worse. The Mexican citizen of Cabo San Lucas suspected that something was wrong, but was afraid to visit the doctor’s office! She had been avoiding a visit for 5 years! In the meantime her belly reached a colossal size.
What hurt her? More about this on the next page.