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Men's Health

Family Care Specialists Medical Group

Family Medicine & Primary Care located in East Los Angeles, Highland Park, and Montebello, CA

Men and women require very different kinds of care. At Family Care Specialists Medical Group the medical team of expert practitioners offers cutting-edge men’s health services for men living in greater Los Angeles (Boyle Heights, Highland Park and Montebello, California). To learn more about your unique medical requirements as a man, book an appointment online or by phone today.

Men's Health

What does men’s health include?

Men’s health services encompass a wide range of specialized care. However, many fall under primary care. Some of the most common types of men’s health services include:

  • Urology
  • Hormone services
  • Orthopedics/sports medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Digestive health
  • Primary care
  • STD screenings

Ask your doctor which men’s health services apply to you.

What are ordinary men’s health issues?

Each man has his own set of prospective medical issues, but the team at Family Care Specialists Medical Group has identified the following issues as the most common in men:

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High cholesterol

Though the conditions mentioned can also affect women, they’re most common in men. Your doctor helps you determine if any of these conditions are related to something gender-specific or your overall health.

Another common medical issue in men is low testosterone, as testosterone levels can significantly decrease as you age.

What is erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction refers to a man’s inability to achieve or sustain an erection long enough to complete sexual intercourse. Men with erectile dysfunction often have diabetes, hypertension, or cardiovascular disease.

If you’re over 65 years old, get in touch with Family Care Specialists Medical Group to learn more about how you can prevent erectile dysfunction.

Is the prostate important?

The prostate is instrumental in the secretion of the fluid that produces semen. It also controls your reproductive system. Severe health complications arise if your prostate experiences any of the following:

  • Enlargement
  • Cancer
  • Prostatitis

The team at Family Care Specialists Medical Group offers regular prostate checkups to ensure your optimal health.

Get in touch with your doctor at Family Care Specialists Medical Group by phone today to establish care and get the men’s health services you need for targeted and effective medical care.