In today's economy, some aren't able to afford the medical treatment they need. Dr. Jack Fincham, professor of pharmacy at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Pharmacy said postponed preventive care can have detrimental long-term consequences.

But he realizes with insurance costs doubling in the last 10 years and workers' wages not keeping up, it's difficult for those with health concerns to seek medical attention. Fincham said in those cases, it's a good idea to talk to your doctor and your pharmacist about treatment and payments plans.

Ficham spoke to FOX 4's Loren Halifax about more ideas people can do when faced with health concerns and little money. Watch the video to learn more.