Importance of Men’s Health
Father’s day is not the only special occasion for men in June; The entire month is also Men’s Health Month. Held annually since 2001, it draws a spotlight on the rarely touched topic of Men’s Health.
Celebrated in June around the world, Men’s Health Month signifies the importance of cultivating positive male health attitudes and the preventive health practices that can save lives.
Bringing together the efforts of healthcare providers and everyday men- It emphasizes early detection and treatment of the diseases that are prevalent among men.
It also generates awareness and motivates men to take some time out of their busy schedules to focus on their health to prolong their lives in the best shape possible.
Regular Screenings and Checkup
Regular Screenings help in forming preventive healthcare measures- to identify early signs of primary health issues. Visiting healthcare facilities with appropriate medical equipment regularly for annual and biannual checkups is essential in avoiding neglecting one’s health.
Men should be annually screened for the following support maintaining good health: blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, especially for ages above 50.
The procedures use endoscopy medical equipment inflation devices to facilitate pulmonary gastroenterological and colon screenings. Utilizing syringes, pressure gauges, and other medical devices to examine cholesterol, diabetes, and prostate- complete the health check unless suggested by the local physician.
New Medical Equipment
The fear of invasive medical procedures leads to the avoidance of regular checkups. In the current age, new research has contributed to the production of minimally invasive medical equipment.
Along with the innovation of completely non-invasive medical technology and techniques in the making- checkups requiring tissue biopsies like the colon and prostate can be replaced with a greater frequency with little to no discomfort.
In the future, virtual biopsies through new medical equipment may soon become the norm- promoting regular checkups for men and help avoid the stigma regarding healthcare checkups.
Promoting a greater difference in men’s healthcare through innovation and destigmatization of certain medical procedures, along with a change in lifestyle can lead to better men with better health.