Although men of all ages should have routine checkups with their physicians, many men wait to seek routine care until they are in their 40s. While there may be many individual reasons for this, men are generally reluctant to see physicians routinely.
However, many of the top 10 causes of death and disability can be prevented or delayed with early diagnosis and treatment.
Likewise, many of the physical changes that occur as men age can also be addressed with early diagnosis and treatment.
By establishing relationships with family physicians now, signs and symptoms of conditions can be managed as they occur.