It has been a theme of many posts on this blog:  Men are simply lazy when it comes to seeing the doctor. Men wait until symptoms are beyond tolerable before visiting the clinic. Jim Gorman of Men’s Health ( has a great piece. It’s a must read for boomers and men of all ages. You’ll learn about simple self-checks. Find out the importance of gum disease, clogged nasal passages and abdominal fat.

Be sure to check the video from NBC chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman.

As men, we need to do a better job monitoring our symptoms and reporting them to our general practitioner.