At Frye Regional Medical Center, we help men with common health issues including heart disease, joint health, pelvic health, and more.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States. Half of the men who die suddenly of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms. Even if you have no symptoms, you may still be at risk for heart disease.
Several medical conditions and lifestyle choices can put men at a higher risk for heart disease, including:
Warning signs for a heart attack include:
If you experience these symptoms, CALL 9-1-1
By 2030, an estimated 20 percent of Americans—about 70 million people—will have passed their 65th birthday and will be at increased risk for osteoarthritis according to the National Institutes of Health. Osteoarthritis is a form of degenerative joint pain caused by wear and tear on your joints.
There are many non-surgical and surgical approaches to relieving joint pain including joint replacement surgery, computer assisted knee replacement procedures, Anterior Supine Intermuscular (ASI) hip replacement technique, arthroscopy and partial knee replacement.
Approximately 3.4 million men suffer from incontinence, an embarrassing condition that includes issues with urination and excretion. About 6% of men experience chronic pelvic pain in the pelvis, genitals, tailbone, joints or lower back. Many men may also experience Erectile Dysfunction.