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Apr 2, 2018

Wealth and Health with Dr. Curtis C. Chastain 




In the 11th episode of the Confident Wealth Podcast, Bill Bush and Pete Bush talk with Dr. Curtis C. Chastain MD from the Our Lady of the Lake Men’s Health Center to discuss how much wealth and health are linked. They talk about the importance of knowing your health status to better plan for your financial future. Dr. Chastain explains the types of tests that are vital, strategies that patients should plan for, and ways to better meet wealth and health goals.


Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:02 – Dr Chastain addresses the importance of knowing your health status before making financial decisions.
  • 05:51 – Your health involves thinking about where your body will be 20 years from now.
  • 06:21 – The overlap of health and health requires being proactive.
  • 09:30 – Analysis family history, smoking, and lifestyle are factors that help make sense of people’s health. What
  • 10:28 – What if I outlive my money?
  • 13:20 – Stats say it costs 10-20 times a company president’s salary to replace him.
  • 13:38 – Cardiac and cancer issues are important to look out for.
  • 15:25 – Ultra sound studies, tread mill tests, full physical exams, and face-to-face health history data help to achieve health goals.
  • 19:32 – If people are taking action to improve their health, closing their health gaps becomes an easier process.
  • 21:06 – After getting over the cost hurdles, the value of health and wealth procedures can actually save you money and save your life.


3 Key Points:

  1. Both health and wealth require being proactive about success.
  2. You need to prepare for the fact that you could outlive your money.
  3. Getting help to achieve health goal involves ultra sound studies, tread mill tests, full physical exams, and face-to-face health history data help achieve health goals.



Tweetable Quotes:

-    “How in the world can somebody make major finnacial decisions…without knowing their current health status?.”  – Dr. Curtis C. Chastain.   

-    “People forget their health is looking 20 years from now. – Dr. Curtis C. Chastain.  

-    “It gets to the point where some of the overlap of health and wealth…is being proactive.”  – Pete Bush. 


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