Did you know that men are far less likely to visit the doctor than women?
This could be one reason why men’s life expectancy is six years less compared to women’s life expectancy (according a recent ABC News report). On average, men are at a higher risk for diseases; they engage in more unhealthy behaviors like drinking and smoking and tend to have higher stress levels.
Top Health Concerns for Men
- Cancer (especially prostate cancer, lung cancer and colon cancer)
- Diabetes (Type 2)
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Disease
- Mental Health (suicide, depression)
- Respiratory Disease (bronchitis, pneumonia, COPD)
Health Screening Tests for Men
As men get older, there are important health screenings that they should be sure to get.
Colorado & Company on 9News: Urologists Dr. Ted Eigner and Dr. Ali Sarram discussing the importance of utilizing prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests for prostate cancer screening and the advanced robotic technologies now available for urologic surgeries.