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Screening Guide--Men
02/20/2013
Men Ages 40-49: Establish Healthy Habits

Preventive screenings are medical tests that can detect illnesses before they become a serious health problem. Many diseases can be minimized or even prevented with routine screening.

Men Ages 40-49: Establish Healthy Habits

  • Blood Pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: ask your doctor
  • Blood Sugar Test: Starting at age 45, then every three years
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STIs) test: both partners should get tested for STIs, before having sexual intercourse
  • PSA for prostate cancer: ask your doctor
  • Vision Exam at age 40 and then every two to four years
  • Dental Exam: one to two times every year
  • Tetanus-Diptheria Booster Vaccine: every 10 years

Talk to a doctor about what tests are best for you. Schedule an appointment today at pvhs.org/clinics.

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