Actually, that’s not such a bad idea. It’s a beautiful day and it will be nice to get out of the office and into the fresh air for awhile.
You make your way across town to the doctors office and it looks like your luck will hold, there’s only two other patients in the waiting room. So you grab a magazine and have a seat. Just as you finish catching up on the latest trends in new cars, the nurse calls your name.
You don the latest and greatest creation from “Armani” and try and hold the back together as you follow the nurse down the hall for your chest x-ray. Next is the lab where a pleasant young lady who looks nothing like “Vampira” sucks enough blood from you to satisfy Count Dracula!
You breeze through the rest. . .the dreaded little jar with the tape on top, standing on one foot and pointing at your nose and finally you’re guided back to the exam room where you started. You have a seat on the table and the crisp white paper crinkles as you shift to get comfortable.
Just as you are retrieving your magazine, the door opens and in walks the Doc. He’s pretty cool, for an older guy. He gave you your first shot as a kid. Doc flips through your chart, asks how the wife and kids are doing, and pulls out his stethoscope.
Deep breath, in and out, in and out. Next it’s the ears and mouth. Everything looks great says Doc. Finally he turns to the counter top and pulls out a surgical glove. “Uh, oh, can’t we just skip that part Doc,” you ask with a grin. Doc just chuckles and tells you to “assume the position.”
Suddenly, the room grows very quiet. Doc seems to be taking an awfully long time. Doc straighten, snaps off the glove and asks you to take a seat. By the time you get seated he is scribbling copious notes on your chart. He clears his throat and says, “Joe, we’ve got a bit of a problem here. Now we won’t know more until we run some tests, but I’ve got some concerns about your prostate.”
Stunned, you barely hear his voice rattling off a list of instructions. Finally, it hits you. “Wait a minute, Doc. There must be some mistake, I can’t have any prostate trouble, geesh, I’m only 38 years old!”
He stops writing and gives you his full attention. “Joe, your prostate is abnormally enlarged. We won’t know what that means until we’ve conducted further tests. Let’s get them taken care of and we’ll meet again to discuss treatment options. Oh, it might be a good idea to bring Kathy along for that visit.”
Joe is actually one of the lucky ones. Thanks to a chance physical he’s getting an early diagnosis. The earlier the better, so they say. Sadly, men die every day from prostate cancer because they just didn’t know there was a problem.
How would you answer these questions:
- When was your last checkup?
- Do you have any idea of the early warning signs?
- Have you had trouble recently with urination?
- Have bowel movements become painful?
- Any problems with ejaculation?
The answers to these and many more are readily available in " The Mens Guide To Prostate Health.” One of the problems with prostate disease is that it’s very slow growing. The symptoms can be subtle and spread over a long period of time. Until suddenly just like Joe, it’s staring you in the face.
Discover why early diagnosis is so important.
- Learn how to detect the symptoms
- Explore the anatomy of the male organs and really understand how they are inter-related.
- Find out what treatment options are available
Don’t wait another minute. This is literally a matter of life and death. Get your copy now! Knowledge is power and forewarned is forearmed.
Is there really anything more to say? Oh, about our friend, Joe. He was lucky. Turns out his problem wasn’t cancer at all, but he did have Benign Prostate Hypertrophy, or BPH. Do you know what that is? You can find out. Just click the link below.
Your family will thank you.