There is an adage that says life begins at forty. However this is also often the time that the body starts to wear out signalling the onset of many serious lifestyle diseases. With hectic schedules inconsistent healthcare patterns and unhealthy habits today most people are plagued by silent but life-threatening conditions such as hypertension diabetes and heart disease. This is where maintaining a regular health check schedule and a robust and active lifestyle can help. While general preventive healthcare monitoring including a standard heart check-up is a must for men in their 30s it becomes even more imperative for the '40-something'