MEN’S HEALTH

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With age, the risk of developing diseases, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and BPH, is significantly increased.

Routine screening leads to early detection and management of most of these diseases.

There are several recommended screenings for men ages 40 to 64.

PHYSICAL EXAM

  • Your blood pressure should be checked at least once a year.
  • Your height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) should be checked during your annual visit or semi-annual visit

During your exam, your provider may ask you about:

  • Depression
  • Diet and Exercise
  • Alcohol and Tobacco Use
  • Safety, Such as the Use of Seat Belts and Smoke Detectors
Mental Health Check Up

Recommended to be check at least once a year.

Individuals with readings of 120 to 139 for systolic reading (top number) and 80 to 90 (bottom number) should have lifestyle and diet changes with yearly BP screening.

Screening is to be done every 5 years. A more frequent screening is recommended for individuals with other disease states, such kidney disease and diabetes.

Recommended to be check at least once a year.

Individuals with readings of 120 to 139 for systolic reading (top number) and 80 to 90 (bottom number) should have lifestyle and diet changes with yearly BP screening.

Screening is to be done every 5 years. A more frequent screening is recommended for individuals with other disease states, such kidney disease and diabetes.

Individuals ages 45 and older are to be screened every 3 years. Individuals with high blood pressure, obesity, or other disease states are to be screened yearly.

Individuals with a strong family history of colon cancer should get screened before age 50. Screening should be considered for individuals with risk factors such as IBS or polyps.

Individuals ages 45 and older are to be screened every 3 years. Individuals with high blood pressure, obesity, or other disease states are to be screened yearly.

Individuals with a strong family history of colon cancer should get screened before age 50. Screening should be considered for individuals with risk factors such as IBS or polyps.

Several tests are available for individuals between ages 50 to 75 and include:

  • Fecal Occult Blood test (To Be Done Yearly)
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Yearly
  • Stool DNA Test (Yearly)
  • Sigmoidoscopy (Every 5 Years)

PROSTATE CANCER
Most men age 50 or older should discuss screening with their provider. African American men and those with a family history of prostate cancer in a first-degree relative younger than age 65 should discuss screening at age 45.

Blood Pressure Check Up
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections