The Top recommendations per age group

The Top recommendations per age group

The Top recommendations per age group

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Men Younger Than 20 Years

  • A complete physical examination that includes: quantitative blood check, urine test, cholesterol and stool test
  • Have an eye check up every 2 years. If you are at high risk, do this every year
  • Have dental check up every 6 months. If you are at high risk, follow your dentists recommendations
  • Blood pressure examination every 21⁄2 years beginning at once a year by the age of 20.

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Men: 4 Things You Must Check With Your Doctor

Men: 4 Things You Must Check With Your Doctor

Men: 4 Things You Must Check With Your Doctor

Lifestyle is changing fast as well as the diets we have on a daily basis. These have a direct bearing on our health except for the genetic messages that we transfer to our offspring in the years to come.

We may not have much influence in the genetics but our own health matters a lot and how we manage it. A simple visit to a doctor may reveal a lot about you, especially if you have any family history of genetically related conditions. In this day and age, doctors are now recommending frequent health checks, just to keep everything in order.
Picture this, have you ever run down your car all year round, with no trip to the mechanic for fuel filter check, or tire check or change in the engine oil. We spend so much ‘pimping our rides” than we spend on our health. Well just as much as we spend on the rides; let’s take time to pimp our bodies, for once. Periodic health checks in the following body systems are recommended.

The Eye check up

  • The healthcare provider will check for any vision problems such as far or nearsightedness.
  • Eye muscle disorders tend to be common and need to be looked into too.

It is important to note that any history of conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism or a family history of glaucoma plays an important role in the way you think about your eyes. Can you drive at night with no headlights on? That’s what it means. See you nearest ophthalmologist.

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