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June is Men’s Health Month

Hospital news | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Prairie du Chien, WI - Men’s Health Month is celebrated each June to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month, and every month, the providers at Crossing Rivers Health encourage men of all ages to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. Below is a list of recommended screenings.

In your 20's:

  • Blood pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: every four to six years

In your 30's:

  • Blood pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: every four to six years
  • Diabetes: ask your healthcare provider

In your 40's:

  • Blood pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: every four to six years
  • Diabetes: ask your healthcare provider
  • Prostate cancer

In your 50's:

  • Blood pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: every four to six years
  • Colorectal cancer: start at age 50, talk to your doctor about screening options
  • Diabetes: ask your healthcare provider
  • Prostate cancer

In your 60's:

  • Blood pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: every four to six years
  • Colorectal cancer: start at age 50, talk to your doctor about screening options
  • Diabetes: ask your healthcare provider
  • Prostate cancer
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm: once between ages 65 and 75 if you've ever been a smoker

70+

  • Blood pressure: at least every two years
  • Cholesterol: every four to six years
  • Colorectal cancer: start at age 50, talk to your doctor about screening options
  • Diabetes: ask your healthcare provider
  • Osteoporosis: start with age 70; thereafter depends on your risk factors
  • Prostate cancer
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm: once between ages 65 and 75 if you've ever been a smoker

Learn more about important men’s health issues at crossingrivers.org/menshealth.