Raritan Family Healthcare
Primary Care Practice & Family Medicine located in Raritan, NJ & Bedminister, NJ
Men’s health primary care services help you stay as healthy as possible while recognizing and addressing your disease risks. At Raritan Family Healthcare in Raritan and Bedminster, New Jersey, expert primary care physicians work with you to make and follow a personalized men’s health plan. To schedule your next appointment for men’s health, call the closest office or book a visit online today.
Men's Health Q & A
What is men’s health?
Men’s health is a large part of family medicine that focuses on the specific needs and health risks of adult men. It’s easy to neglect the health care you need, especially if it’s preventive care that you get without having previous symptoms or pressing concerns.
Your providers at Raritan Family Healthcare help you stay on track and make your wellness a priority at every age.
In general, men are more likely to engage in risky behaviors than women. These include:
- Drinking alcohol
- Taking risks on the road
- Forgoing doctor’s visits
These choices make them more prone to diseases and injuries than women. Additionally, there are medical conditions that affect men exclusively or disproportionately to women. Your providers at Raritan Family Healthcare help you explore your health risks and take the necessary steps toward lowering them.
Which disease screenings do men need?
Disease screenings are preliminary tests that check for diseases before they show symptoms. They’re an important part of preventive care. You only need disease screenings when you’re at high risk, often due to family history, habits, or gender.
One disease screening that many men need is prostate cancer screening. All men should discuss prostate exams with their physician by age 50, and your provider at Raritan Family Healthcare can tell you more about the benefits and drawbacks of screenings based on your prostate cancer risk factors.
Other disease screenings you might need eventually include lung cancer screenings, blood pressure screenings, blood cholesterol screenings, and screenings for colorectal cancers.
Which services are available for men’s health?
Raritan Family Healthcare welcomes men of all ages for routine services and any necessary testing and treatment. Both in-person visits and telemedicine visits are available for your convenience, so you don’t have to commute to the office every time you need to speak with the team.
The following treatments and services are available for men at Raritan Family Healthcare:
- Prostate exams and screenings
- Other cancer screenings
- Physical examinations
- STD testing
- Smoking cessation services
- Nutrition services
- Erectile dysfunction management
- Chronic disease management
- Testosterone replacement therapy
Your primary care physician is dedicated to working with you and improving your lifestyle to be more health-conscious. They make sure you get the treatments, testing, and preventive care services you need when you need them most.
To schedule a men’s health appointment with the team at Raritan Family Healthcare, call the closest office or book your visit online today.
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