Preventative healthcare is crucial to staying healthy throughout life and detecting problems early. According the World Health Organization, men are less likely to visit a doctor and many avoid office visits for routine checkups. But these regular appointments keep you healthy and improve your quality of life.
On average, males are exposed to more physical and chemical hazards in their occupations. That, in combination with the adventure of everyday life, put men at far greater risk of injury than women. Injuries that go untreated or do not heal properly can cause complications as you age, especially for men with diabetes.
CCMC provides a variety of family planning services for every stage of life. When you’re ready to begin a family, you can rely on CCMC to provide the essential healthcare both you and your child need.
Heart Disease Screening
According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, causing 1 in every 4 male deaths. Blood pressure, cholesterol levels, weight, diet and activity level are key factors in determining your risk for heart disease. Annual well-man visits with an emphasis on heart disease screening help identify symptoms of heart disease so you can proceed with the appropriate care plan.
A well-man visit is a preventative service tailored your specific health concerns. Like an annual physical, your physician will perform a comprehensive exam of your overall health, with may include checking your blood pressure, cholesterol, heart rate, etc. Well-man visits also include screenings unique to men. Depending on your age, health history and family history, you may receive the following services:
How long has it been since your last checkup? Call (989) 224-3000 to schedule your appointment.