You are more experienced than ever before and more prepared to deal with the challenges life throws at you. You know that staying healthy is the key to a long and happy life.
Whether it’s getting your prostate screened or checking for testicular lumps and bumps, early detection is essential to help tackle potentially serious issues.
You may suddenly be confronted by complications like curvature of the penis, impotence, or difficulty passing urine, which is not only uncomfortable, but can also be a warning sign of something more severe.
It’s more important than ever to keep regular checks on your health.
Men who are yet to reach this stage may find that they're more at a Taking Stock stage in their life - preparing for this time when things finally come 'back to you'.
Areas to consider at this stage include:
- Prostate screening/cancer
- Blood in urine
- Problems passing urine
- Erectile dysfunction/impotence
- Urinary tract disorders
- Testicular ‘lumps n bumps’
- Testicular pain
- Hydrocele (fluid build-up in the scrotum)
- Penile problems/curvature
- Kidney stones
- Low testosterone
- Heart health
- Blood pressure/Cholesterol
- Enlarged male breasts
Last updated Wednesday 10 February 2016
First published on Friday 26 June 2015