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Men's Health at Every Age

Men's Health at Every Age

Men's Health at Every Age

Aug 12, 2020

At Inspira Health, we aim to improve the lives of all we serve. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and we offer a full array of preventive health services to our community. Below are the general recommendations for preventive care in each age group. Talk to your primary care provider (PCP) today about what is recommended for you based on your lifestyle and family history. Don’t have a PCP? Call 1-800-INSPIRA to find a primary care office near you!

20's - 30's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Discuss cholesterol, diabetes and risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV

35+:

  • Cholesterol Every 5 Years
  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as HPV, tetanus, whooping cough & flu

Every 5-10 Years:

  • Vision Screening (more often for high-risk)

40's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Discuss risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV

45+

  • Discuss prostate screenings
  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as HPV, tetanus, whooping cough & flu

Every 3 Years:

  • Diabetes Screening
  • Vision Screening (2-4 years, more often for high-risk)

Every 5 Years:

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (depending on test)

50's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Hepatitis C (if born between 1945-1965)
  • Discuss Prostate Cancer Screenings and risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV

55+:

  • Discuss Lung Cancer Screening (if current or previous pack a day smoker)
  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as pneumonia, shingles, tetanus, whooping cough & flu

Every 3 Years:

  • Diabetes Screening

Every 5 Years:

  • Cholesterol Screening

Every 10 Years:

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: Colonoscopy

60's

Yearly:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Depression Screening Fall Prevention
  • Vision Screening (every 1-2 years)
  • Dental Exam (Discuss with Dentist)
  • Hepatitis C (if born between 1945-1965)
  • Discuss Prostate Cancer Screenings and risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV

55 - 74+:

  • Discuss Lung Cancer Screening (if current or previous pack a day smoker)

65 - 75+:

  • If Never Smoked: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening (once)
  • Discuss recommended vaccinations such as pneumonia, shingles, tetanus, whooping cough & flu

Every 3 Years:

  • Diabetes Screening

Every 5 Years:

  • Cholesterol Screening

Every 10 Years:

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (depending on test)
  • 76+: Discuss if needed | 85+: Not recommended


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Topics: Health and Wellness, Primary Care