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Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer While testicular cancer can develop in males of any age (including infants), almost half of all victims are between the ages of 20 and 34 Testicular cancer is rare. Your chances of getting it are about 1 in 270. Only 1 in 5,000 men die as a result of testicular [...]

June 20, 2014 Ashley Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Testicular, Testosterone Comments Off on Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Men’s Essential Health Checks in Your 40’s

Men’s Essential Health Checks in Your 40’s

You’re approaching middle age – fast. You’re still in great health, but your risk factors go up as you age. Start with an annual physical exam with your general practitioner or family doctor that includes: Blood pressure Track height and weight Blood test for: cholesterol, diabetes, thyroid function, anemia and liver problems Depending on your [...]

June 16, 2014 Ashley Men's Health Comments Off on Men’s Essential Health Checks in Your 40’s

Be a Healthy Dad this Father’s Day

Be a Healthy Dad this Father’s Day

You want to be around for a lot of Father’s Days to come, and the best way to ensure your health is to get out there and do some kid stuff! Take it outside. You’ll get plenty of heart-healthy exercise by playing with your kids, and your kids will benefit as well. While you’re lowering [...]

June 13, 2014 Ashley Men's Health Comments Off on Be a Healthy Dad this Father’s Day

Top 7 Signs You Should Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

Top 7 Signs You Should Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

In the early stages, prostate cancer has no symptoms. Your best bet for early detection, is regular screenings. Late stage symptoms include: 1. Difficulty urinating: a weak stream, the need to urinate more often than normal or getting up frequently during the night. 2. Color of urine. Look for a rusty tinge that might indicate [...]

June 9, 2014 Ashley Men's Health Comments Off on Top 7 Signs You Should Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

Men’s Essential Health Checks in Your 30’s

Men’s Essential Health Checks in Your 30’s

Sure, you’re young and healthy. But getting some essential tests can catch signs of issues to come, and could help you prevent big issues by tackling small ones. Here a list of essential tests for 30-something men. Diabetes: Once a year, have a blood glucose test. Diabetes is on the rise, and often goes undetected. [...]

June 6, 2014 Ashley Health Screens, Men's Health Comments Off on Men’s Essential Health Checks in Your 30’s

June Is Men’s Health Month

June Is Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Awareness and Comprehensive Lab Testing Men’s Health Month encourages men of all ages to take action toward achieving long-term health. This June, HealthCheckUSA is committed to helping raise awareness surrounding common but preventable health problems among men, through early detection and treatment. We are proud to support Men’s Health Month, through education and [...]

June 2, 2014 Ashley Men's Health Comments Off on June Is Men’s Health Month

Lab Tests You Should Get in Your 40s

Lab Tests You Should Get in Your 40s

Forty is a significant milestone in your life. You’ll notice changes in your energy level, your eyesight, your stamina, and even your sleeping habits. With every decade that passes, you are more at risk for all kinds of conditions and illnesses. By getting tested for the most common issues at each stage of your life, [...]

May 5, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Health Screens, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Men's Health, Women's Health Comments Off on Lab Tests You Should Get in Your 40s

Hormonal Imbalance and the Influence on Your Body

Hormonal Imbalance and the Influence on Your Body

When people hear the word “hormones” they immediately think of women’s issues, but men are affected by hormones as well. Hormones are essential chemicals that influence every system and process in your body. Too much or too little can have a huge effect on how you feel and what happens inside your body. Hormones are [...]

April 15, 2014 Ashley Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on Hormonal Imbalance and the Influence on Your Body

Medical Tests You Should Have In Your 30s

Medical Tests You Should Have In Your 30s

Most young adults are healthy, active, and unconcerned about health issues. Even if an occasional cold is your worst worry, a little preventative care now can result in much better health later. And the Affordable Healthcare Act requires many plans to cover routine testing at no cost to you. Here are a few basic tests [...]

April 7, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Men's Health, STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases), Testosterone, Women's Health Comments Off on Medical Tests You Should Have In Your 30s

Men: How Does Your Family Affect Your Health?

Men: How Does Your Family Affect Your Health?

It’s common knowledge that issues like heart disease and cancer can run in families. If your father, uncle, and grandfather all developed the same problem, say high blood pressure, then you may be at a higher risk for the same thing. Does that mean you’re fated to repeat history? Not at all. Genetics plays a [...]

March 24, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Hereditary Diseases, Men's Health Comments Off on Men: How Does Your Family Affect Your Health?