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What is Men’s Health?

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Men's Health

Men’s health refers to the overall well-being and medical conditions that specifically affect men. It encompasses physical, mental, and emotional aspects of health that are unique to males. At Aspen Integrative Medical Center in Flagstaff, Arizona, Paul Despres, NMD, Alexandra Mele, ND, and Amber Belt, ND, take a holistic approach to men’s health addressing specific health concerns, promoting preventive measures, and adopting a healthy lifestyle. For patient-focused men’s health approach, please call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

What conditions encompass men's health?

Some key areas of focus in men’s health include:

  1. Prostate health: The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system that can be prone to conditions such as enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia) or cancer.
  2. Testicular health: Testicular cancer is one of the most common cancers in young men. Self-examinations and regular check-ups are crucial to detect any abnormalities early.
  3. Cardiovascular health: Men are more prone to heart disease and related conditions such as high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet, is crucial for maintaining cardiovascular health.
  4. Mental health: Men may be less likely to seek help for mental health issues due to societal pressures and stigma. Conditions like depression, anxiety, and stress need to be addressed appropriately.
  5. Sexual health: Concerns related to sexual health, such as erectile dysfunction, are important to address with healthcare professionals, as they can impact overall well-being and relationships.
  6. Weight management: Maintaining a healthy weight and body composition is essential for reducing the risk of various health issues, including diabetes and joint problems.
  7. Fitness and exercise: Regular physical activity is vital for maintaining muscle mass, bone density, and overall vitality.
  8. Nutrition: A balanced diet with essential nutrients is crucial for overall health and well-being.
  9. Cancer prevention: Men are at risk for various cancers, including lung, colon, and skin cancer. Early detection and lifestyle choices play a key role in prevention.
  10. Substance abuse and addiction: Men may be more susceptible to substance abuse, and addressing addiction is critical for overall health.

Regular check-ups with healthcare professionals are essential to monitor and address any potential health issues proactively. Men’s health is a multifaceted and ongoing endeavor that requires attention to both physical and mental well-being to lead a fulfilling and healthy life.

What are some treatment options for men's health?

Aspen Integrative Medical Center uses natural therapies to promote health and well-being. We customize your plan based on the findings from your initial evaluation. Treatments available at Aspen Integrative Medical Center include:

  • Nutrition therapy
  • Lifestyle therapy
  • Herbal medicine
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Detoxification 
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Peptide therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)
  • Intravenous (IV) therapy
  • Medical cannabis
  • Infrared sauna
  • Prolozone therapy

We will schedule regular follow-up appointments to monitor your health, provide additional education and guidance, and adjust your plan as needed.

What can I expect during a men's health appointment?

You can expect a thorough and patient-focused exam when you visit Aspen Integrative Medical Center for a men’s health evaluation. Your initial appointment is 30-60 minutes.

Your provider asks detailed questions about your health history, performs a complete physical exam, orders diagnostic tests, and creates a personalized and comprehensive treatment plan. 

Time is taken to understand every woman’s concern, unique healthcare needs and how Aspen can support every patient on their health journey with customized care. This patient-centered approach allows them to create a customized plan that helps you achieve optimal health.

Experience the difference of patient-centered men's health care here at Aspen. Schedule appointment today.