What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You.
It is an attributed fact that one out of four American men are prone to heart disease. Also, an alarming fact would be that half of the American men population are prone to experience heart diseases based on various factors experienced on a daily basis – namely high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and being a smoker. A precautionary step could be to establish contact with a primary care provider who can help prevent sudden coronary disease, diabetes, and more by screening for key risk factors.
Oregon Man Clinics provides men’s health services including wellness, preventive care, and treatment for medical conditions that are specific to men. An additional initiative the Oregon Man Clinic provides is to go beyond the standard yearly checkup by learning about your family history and your risk factors for diseases such as diabetes and prostate cancer. All of our providers offer men’s health services that help you maintain optimal health.
What We Offer
We bring together many years of acute provision based on men’s health services and we can address many common problems at the primary care level. We take immense pride in caring for men during all the ages and stages of life.
Prostate Exams/ Prostate Cancer Screening
Although prostate cancer is considered to be the second most common cancer among men, the fact is that if detected early, it can often be treated successfully. According to the American Cancer Society, one man in 36 will die of prostate cancer, while one man in 6 will get prostate cancer. Alarming.
Early detection is vital. However, prostate cancer may not cause any early symptoms. Speak to your provider about your family history, risk factors, and if a yearly prostate exam is needed.
Prostatitis is the inflammation and swelling of the prostate gland. The prostate gland, which only men have, is located below the bladder and is highly instrumental in the production of semen. Prostatitis may be caused by a bacterial infection, or sometimes the cause may be unknown. Treatment may include antibiotics, alpha-blockers or pain relievers.
Erectile dysfunction, or ED, makes it difficult for a man to get or maintain an erection. While it is more common among older men, it can also occur at any age based on various reasons such as hereditary, environment, sleeping, food, and non-physical habits. Treatments for ED vary, and may be as simple as taking a pill, quitting smoking, or getting more exercise.
If you are experiencing ED, it is important to speak with your doctor, because ED can be indicative of other health problems such as clogged blood vessels or nerve damage.
Low Testosterone & Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Low testosterone levels, also called hypogonadism, can lead to infertility, loss of bone and muscle mass, and in various instances can even cause emotional changes. An estimated five million American men have low testosterone. Most successful treatments involve testosterone replacement therapy.
Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections
Although more common in women, UTIs in men do occur, and are more likely to happen as men get older. Our healthcare providers can provide treatment with antibiotics.
STD Testing and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HPV
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are common, but the types of STD testing you need may vary by your risk factors. It is highly recommended that since this varies from individual to individual that you find the treatment that suits you. If you are sexually active, particularly with multiple partners, you’ve probably heard the following advice many times: Use protection and make sure you get tested. This is important because people can have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) without knowing it. In many cases, no signs or symptoms occur.