The Prostate Specific Antigen is a test that checks the level of the prostate specific antigen in the blood to determine if there may be a problem in the prostate of men. When the prostate is in a healthy state, the antigen is in much lower quantities then when a problem is occurring. If the antigen is present in large quantities for an extended period of time it may show that cancer or an enlarged prostate is causing problems. It is vitally important that men get check yearly for this antigen.
Doctors are now recommending that all men over the age of 50 get this test done annually. If there is a family history, some doctors recommend getting this checked annually after the age of 30 or 35. Check with your doctor. You can order this test by yourself on TestMeHealth.com. One of our physicians will write the prescription for you. Get tested annually!