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Men – Annual Exams Are Important for Your Health!

man sitting on exam table in doctors office

Let’s face it. You probably don’t go to the doctor often enough. It’s a lot easier to rub some dirt in it if you’ve been dealing with pain or another health concern, and it’s easy to skip your annual checkup.

If you care about your long-term health, though, and living a long, healthy life, visiting your doctor should be more than a “once in a few years” ordeal.

Even though they’re easy to skip, seeing your doctor for an annual checkup is vital for the sake of your health. These yearly appointments can make the difference when it comes to keeping you healthy and happy and helping you live a long life.

To help make the decision to take care of your health easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of important exams and screenings you should receive if you’re between the ages of 18 and 39.

Don’t put off taking care of your health. You’ll thank yourself later for scheduling annual appointments!


Here’s a checklist of some important screenings you might need between the ages of 18 and 39:

  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening and Heart Disease Prevention
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Immunizations
  • Infectious Diseases Screenings
  • Physical Exam

For important details regarding each of the above screenings, check our Annual Exams for Men resource.


To help you live a long, healthy, and happy life, don’t forget to schedule an annual checkup. Visiting your care provider can help prevent and detect health concerns early. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so don’t delay seeking care. Schedule an appointment at Yankton Medical Clinic or Vermillion Medical Clinic today!