Just do it!
Research proves it: Men are less likely than women to utilize primary care medical services. And even though women face inherent risks with childbirth, men, on average, die at a younger age, both stateside and globally.
It’s crucial that you make yourself a priority, says Karen Schechter, director and assistant professor in the Online Healthcare Management and Health Administration Programs at Maryville University. Yes, even if you think you don’t "have time" or don’t have a regular doctor yet.
“Building connections with your caregivers is so important,” Schechter says. This allows the experts to understand and respond to your needs. As a result, the pro “can support and encourage you to take necessary precautions and pay attention to medical concerns you might not even know about.”
Since prevention is always better than a cure, here are five important doctor's appointments all men should make for the sake of their health.