It’s true that men are less likely than women to visit a doctor. They’re also more likely to skip routine health screenings. But getting through the door of a doctor’s office – even for a short visit like a checkup or screening – can be so important for a man’s overall health and longevity.

If you’ve been avoiding the doctor, or you love someone who has, here are three tips from Luminis Health providers.

Stefanie Osterloh, CRNP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Luminis Health Doctors Community Practices at Crofton.

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