Many men in the United States live lifestyles that are not good for their overall health. This is why men have higher rates of heart disease, high blood pressure, lung cancer, stroke and other serious medical conditions. Our men’s health services provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment for conditions that frequently affect men. Our physicians work with men and are highly experienced helping patients find solutions to common health problems men face.
Keeping up with your health is very important. In fact, many life-threatening conditions men often encounter can be prevented with regular check-ups and healthy lifestyle choices. Our doctors can help you learn more about your risk factors for various conditions and take the precautions necessary to stop them before they start.
Conditions that can be prevented with proper care include:
It is important to note that not all conditions, even those listed above, can be prevented even with a healthy lifestyle. However, working with your doctor to keep your health in a good place can have a significant impact on your risk developing a wide range of diseases and other medical conditions.
Men at average risk for heart disease screen for cholesterol every five years.
Physical exam every three to five years.
Screen for diabetes yearly.
Screen for colon cancer yearly.
Screen for colon cancer,get a colonoscopy every 10 years, get a stool testing yearly.
Screen for cholesterol every five years or more frequent testing as recommended by your doctor.
Screen for diabetes every 3 years.
Screen for prostate cancer yearly.
Yearly physical exam.
Preventative care is only a small part of what we offer. Our team can also help you with joint pain, prostate problems, erectile dysfunction, urination difficulties, sleep disorders, STDs, low testosterone and virtually any other medical complication you are dealing with. Whatever your reason for seeking men’s health services, you can trust that Thornville Family Medical Center will serve you with respect and discretion.
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