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How do I prepare for my medical exam?

If you have been asked to take a medical exam as part of your application process, there are a few things you can do to prepare. During a medical exam, you’ll typically provide physical measurements (height, weight, blood pressure) in addition to blood and urine samples. This information is used to help the underwriter determine the risk class and premium rates for your policy.

There are a few small steps you can take to prepare in advance of the exam. If you schedule your exam in the morning, your weight may be lower than at other points of the day. You can try to avoid alcohol for a couple of days before the exam. And on the day of, try to avoid caffeine, as it can sometimes raise your blood pressure.

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