What should a man over the age of 50 be concerned about when it comes to his health?

What should a man over the age of 50 be concerned about when it comes to his health?

Men should be concerned about their health before age 50, but they often put off routine doctor visits, adopting the “if it ain’t broke, why fix it?” approach. However, ¬†when men are advised to get a colonoscopy at age 50 to screen for colon cancer, this often triggers a new found interest in their health and a visit to the doctor. This physical is very important and you want to come prepared for an open and honest discussion about your health. While not a comprehensive list, here is a list of some of the more common issues men over 50 should discuss with their physician:

The Top 3 Reasons You’re Frustrated With Your Healthcare

The Top 3 Reasons You’re Frustrated With Your Healthcare

Preferred Family Medicine, a primary care provider in Reno, NV, manages things differently than most healthcare clinics and we would like you to know that we understand the frustrations many people experience with today’s healthcare system. With this insight, we are able to eliminate these annoyances from our patients’ experiences. In no particular order, we bring you “The Top 3 Reasons You’re Frustrated With Your Healthcare”:

Stay Healthy: Get Enough Sleep

Stay Healthy: Get Enough Sleep

Sleeplessness driving you crazy? There's more to staying healthy than just eating well and getting enough exercise. Sleep is another important component of staying in good health. Many of the disadvantages of sleep deprivation are familiar to everyone. Irritability,...