Most of us have a General Practitioner (GP) we visit periodically to assess our overall health, or to help us find relief from common illnesses (e.g., the flu, strep throat, pneumonia, etc.).
In a recent article, we shed light on a strong tendency among men to avoid visiting their clinicians for preventative care. The reasons why men do this range from personal to environmental (i.e., societal norms), but the key takeaway is this:
Regardless of who (or what) is to blame for this increasing trend, what is most important is helping men reshape their perceptions of health while empowering them to take a proactive role in their wellness journey.
Why Is Men’s Health So Important?
Biologically speaking, men and women are different. For instance, after the age of 21, it’s recommended that women undergo a yearly gynecological exam. And by age 40, women will start annual mammogram screenings.
This would imply that in addition to visiting her GP every few years, depending on her age group, women benefit from the support and services of medical professionals who specialize in women’s health.
The same holds true for men.
Men and women have different health needs and one sex may be more vulnerable to developing a certain condition than the other.
For example, both men and women’s testosterone production will decrease with age. But because testosterone is the primary male sex hormone, the condition will affect a man differently. In fact, it will likely cause him to experience other men’s health issues, such as erectile dysfunction, low energy, stress, or depression.
What Does a Men’s Health Doctor Do?
Men’s health clinics, like EveresT Men’s Health, offer comprehensive medical services to address the underlying issues that cause men to experience certain health conditions that may include:
Obstructive sleep apnea
High blood pressure
Type 2 diabetes
Low sex drive
Additionally, our focus is to help men achieve more energy and reach their wellness goals.
What this means is you don’t need to wait for an issue to arise before you make an appointment with a men’s health doctor. Instead, you can start seeing a professional now to design a personalized program that helps you find balance in both your personal life and career.
At EveresT, we specialize in proactive primary care, which allows us to diagnose the root cause of your health issues, so you experience optimal health and start feeling better than you’ve felt in years.
About Our Clinic
Though men may live with similar conditions, every individual will experience their symptoms differently. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive medical evaluation that allows us to immediately identify any deficiencies in your body that may indicate an underlying medical condition or be affecting your quality of life.
Our team of health professionals are experts in men’s sexual health, nutrition, exercise, and medical management. Together, we’ll work with you to develop a wellness program that fits your lifestyle and leaves you feeling confident, energized, and motivated.
Find Men’s Health Doctor Near You
No matter your age, a men’s health doctor can help you take a proactive approach to long-term wellness. We offer three convenient locations in Plymouth, Woodbury, and Eagan, where you can schedule an appointment today!
Feeling exhausted all the time? Or want to lose the extra pounds that won’t seem to go away? Don’t put your men’s health on hold any longer. Start feeling your best and achieving new heights with EveresT Men’s Health.