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Mens Health

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Overview of men’s health

For men, health issues are something that should be taken seriously and addressed proactively. Regular check-ups and screenings and adopting a healthy lifestyle like fitness or workout can significantly reduce the risk of developing severe health conditions.

 

Being informed about common health concerns and taking steps to prevent them can lead to a longer and healthier life, meaning they can enjoy more quality time with loved ones and pursue their passions with vigour and vitality. It’s never too late to start prioritizing health and making positive changes.

 

Some of the diseases that can be consulted at Wells Road Medical Centre

At Wells Road Medical Centre, we offer consultations tailored specifically to men’s health. Our team of experts is ready to provide the best service and offer advice on various diseases. Some of the diseases that we can address and consult on include:

 

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a critical men’s health issue, marked by elevated arterial force that can lead to heart disease and stroke. Men, often at a younger age, face a higher risk due to factors and unhealthy lifestyles like smoking, drinking alcohol, poor diet, inactivity, obesity, and certain medical conditions. This is why regular medical check-ups are essential for early intervention and reducing long-term health risks.

 

Heart and Vascular Disease

Heart and vascular diseases can lead to severe conditions such as coronary artery disease, hypertension, peripheral artery disease, stroke, arrhythmias, and heart valve disease. These conditions can have severe health implications for men, including heart attacks, strokes, and even death.

 

Smoking, high cholesterol, and obesity are among the factors that contribute to these diseases. Therefore, adopting a healthy lifestyle and undergoing regular medical check-ups are important for preventing these conditions.

 

Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the body struggles with blood sugar regulation. It’s vital for energy in muscles and tissues. In men, unmanaged diabetes can cause heart disease, stroke, erectile dysfunction, nerve and kidney damage, and eye issues.

 

There are two main types of diabetes; type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, while type 2 is more common and often lifestyle-related. Management includes a healthy lifestyle, medication, and regular healthcare monitoring to avoid complications. Medications such as insulin or oral medications may also be prescribed to help control blood sugar levels.

 

Cancer

Cancer poses a significant health risk for men, with prostate, lung, colorectal, and skin cancers being particularly prevalent. This disease can happen because of various factors, such as genetic predisposition, exposure to carcinogens like tobacco smoke, unhealthy diet and lifestyle, excessive sun exposure, and certain infections. Early detection and prompt treatment by medical practitioners can significantly improve survival rates.

 

Prostate Problems

Prostate problems are pretty common in older men and can include several issues, such as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis, prostate cancer, and prostate infections. Treatments for these problems vary, from medicine and lifestyle changes to day surgery. It’s essential for men to get regular check-ups to catch these issues early when they’re easier to treat.

 

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is when a man has trouble getting or keeping an erection firm enough for sex. It’s a common condition, especially as men get older, but it can happen at any age. ED can be caused by different factors like stress, anxiety, relationship issues, or health problems like heart disease, diabetes, or being overweight. It’s essential for men with ED to talk to their doctor to figure out why it’s happening and to find the best way to treat it.

 

Mental Health Issues

Men also face challenges with their mental health, which is increasingly acknowledged as a significant issue. Statistics indicate that Australian young men aged 16–24 have a high prevalence, with 32.4% experiencing a mental disorder in the past year. Male depression is often underdiagnosed due to societal perceptions of men as strong individuals. However, it remains crucial for men to proactively address their mental health by seeking support and engaging in open conversations.

 

 

Men’s health is a multifaceted issue that requires proactive attention and care. At Wells Road Medical Centre, we offer specialized consultations for men’s health, addressing a variety of diseases that can affect them. You can always begin to focus on your health and make positive adjustments to lead a healthier life in your community and pursue your interests with energy and enthusiasm.

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Coordinated Care

At Wells Road Medical Centre, you have access to a wide spectrum of health services under one roof. From antenatal and shared care to chronic disease management and minor surgical procedures, our approach to health is holistic and patient-centred. We coordinate care seamlessly across services, ensuring you receive the most effective treatment without the hassle of multiple referrals.

Accredited Professionals and Quality Services

Our practitioners are not just highly skilled; they're also recognised fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and our practice meets the rigorous standards of AGPAL accreditation. This means you're receiving care from a team committed to excellence and ongoing professional development to serve you better.

Patient-Focused Policies and Environment

We believe in treating all our patients with respect and dignity, providing a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. With our zero-tolerance policy for abusive behaviour, we maintain a positive atmosphere for both our staff and patients. Moreover, our flexible billing options, including bulk billing for eligible services, ensure that your health care is affordable and accessible.
Choose Wells Road Medical Centre for a healthcare experience where your well-being is our top priority.

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