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I know that men are busy and that, for most guys, going to the doctor is not high on their priority list. I get that. I know you would much rather spend time with your family and friends, golf, watch sports or do almost anything instead of go to the doctor.
Be honest, men. When was the last time you went to a doctor when you weren’t sick? Better yet, how many of you don’t even have a doctor? Am I right? Many men I see are there because their wife or another family member made them come. They feel like going to the doctor is a horrible thing. It’s not!
Do yourself and your family a favor — find a doctor and schedule an annual physical. It’s worth the hour (or less) out of your day once a year to check in with your doctor and get some of these vital screenings done. Regular check-ups help to catch any health issues or symptoms and treat them before they turn into a serious health problem.
My advice is this: take the time to focus on you and your health. It will only help you in the long run. Here’s what to discuss with your doctor to make your health a priority:
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