We know by the time you hit 50, you’re familiar with aches and pains you never would have guessed you’d have when you were 20. And you’re also bombarded with medical advice from well-meaning friends and family. They want you to be as healthy as possible, this is true. But getting test after test to make sure everything’s in working order isn’t always the best route.
The most responsible course of action is always to ask your doctor about their recommendations. But for now, these medical procedures are unnecessary — and even dangerous — if you’re in the over-50 crowd.