Top threats to men’s health

Top threats to men’s health

Did you know that women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention?

That discrepancy may be part of the reason men die at higher rates than women from nine of the top 10 causes of death.

It’s so important to get regular preventive care and seek treatment for health issues. Don’t wait until something is seriously wrong to see the doctor. Your primary care physician can be your partner in preventing serious health problems. Dr. Andrew Meyer, a family medicine physician with Aurora Health Center in Lake Geneva, Wis., offers some advice about the top threats to men’s health.

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Heather Collier

Heather Collier works in Advocate Aurora Health’s public affairs and marketing department. She is based in Milwaukee.