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Your forties can be a busy and exciting time. Perhaps you’re changing careers or finally working the job of your dreams. You might be juggling your kids, or you even imagining retirement. But the forties are also a time when new health issues can begin appearing for the first time. There are many health screenings that become more crucial in adults over 40. Click To Tweet

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

There are some health concerns to become aware of as you approach 40. To stay on top of your health and minimize your risk of developing age-related diseases, it’s important to have a conversation with your doctor about what to expect in your 40s, 50s and 60s.

Men

  • What health screening do I need?
  • Is my weight healthy?
  • What should I do if I feel depressed?
  • Is my prostate healthy?

Women

  • What supplements do I need to start taking?
  • How often do I need health screenings?
  • What can I expect from menopause?
  • Do I need a mammogram?

Prevention is The Key To Longevity

Getting older shouldn’t mean slowing down. One of the best ways to stay healthy and active is with preventive health care. Certain screenings and tests can help your doctor find problems early before they become dangerous. Don’t let the cost keep you from having preventative tests done. Most health plans pay for them, and many health clinics provide low cost solutions.

Find The Right Doctor

Your doctor is your partner in health, so don’t limit yourself to any set questions. Ask about whatever’s on your mind. No matter what your questions are, you can bet that your physician has heard it all before. Education empowers you to make informed decisions for your health.

Contact Us to make an appointment or to learn more about preventative screening after 40.