Types of Men’s Health Issues
Prostate Cancer Screening
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
What is Men’s Preventative Health Care?
The adult male examination should incorporate evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well- being, including screening tests shown to improve health outcomes. Nearly one- third of men report not having a primary care physician. The medical history should include substance use; risk factors for sexually transmitted infections; diet and exercise habits; and symptoms of depression. Physical examination should include blood pressure and body mass index screening.
What are factors in Men’s Health Screenings?
Men’s physical examination should include blood pressure and body mass index screening. Men with sustained blood pressure and body mass index screening. Men with sustained blood pressures greater than 135/80mm Hg should be screened for diabetes mellitus. Lipid screening is warranted in all men 35 years and older, and in men 20- 34 years of age who have cardiovascular risk factors. It is recommended to screen for prostate cancer as it is something that comes in older age of men.