What health risks do men face?
Men face a variety of common age-related health risks but also some that are pertinent only to men. According to Harvard Health, not only do men pay less attention to their health than women, but they’re also more likely to drink, smoke, and engage in risky behavior. As a man, you may not be as likely to see your doctor for regular checkups, either.
The doctors at AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Ellicott City practice a philosophy of prevention and establishing professional relationships with each of their patients. That way, if you have a health concern, you’ll have a doctor you can trust to turn to for help. Some of the health risks you may face as a man include:
While some of these conditions affect both men and women, others may be the result of family history or are specific men’s health concerns.
How does low testosterone relate to men’s wellness and overall health?
Testosterone is a sex hormone. If you have low testosterone levels you may experience a host of unpleasant and life-disrupting symptoms, such as:
You may have low testosterone levels and not even realize it. Often, the symptoms are mistaken for other health issues without a clear, underlying cause. The doctors at AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Ellicott City are experts at diagnosing low testosterone levels and providing effective treatments so you can feel like yourself again.
What men’s health conditions cause premature ejaculation?
As one of the most common sexual conditions for men under 40 years old, premature ejaculation can be frustrating for both you and your partner. While there isn’t a known cause, it’s often a psychological issue such as depression or anxiety. Less commonly, premature ejaculation may be the result of an injury, an infection, or hormonal problems.
For comprehensive men’s health and wellness services, the team at AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Ellicott City is experienced, caring, discreet, and compassionate to the health concerns of men of all ages. Schedule your appointment online today, or call the office.