According to the National Institute of Health, men tend to ignore their health. Compared to women, men tend to avoid the doctor, smoking, drinking and making unhealthy choices.
That's why doctors at UVA started the Charlottesville Men's Four Miler: To help men take their health seriously. The event gives participants a chance to gain awareness about the specific health issues men face and to get moving.
Learn more about this annual race for men's health.
Men's Health Risks
#1 RISK: HEART DISEASE
Your heart could be a ticking time bomb. Read these tips on how you can get ahead of heart disease.
What do obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol have in common? They can all be treated with diet and exercise. They're all risk factors for stroke.
GET SCREENED EARLY
The sooner the diagnosis, the easier it is to treat cancers that mainly affect men, like prostate and colon cancer.
Male Fertility and Sexuality
When facing issues affecting your reproductive system, you want doctors you can trust.
That's why we provide a special focus on issues affecting male fertility and sexual health. We have in-depth expertise you need when addressing sensitive and complex conditions like.
When couples experience infertility, male infertility is the cause half the time. We offer a variety of effective methods to evaluate and treat infertility in men, including IVF and sperm retrieval. We can also help with healthy contraception and reproduction through our fertility services.
Penile & Urethral Reconstruction
Do you have issues in your urinary tract or penis? These include:
- Scar tissue build up
- Erectile dysfunction
- Hidden, bent or curved penis (Peyronie’s)
If so, you could benefit from penile implants, penis straightening and other penile reconstructive services.
From erectile dysfunction to low testosterone and vasectomies to prostate care, our experts can answer all your questions and treat your symptoms.
Learn more about the men's health conditions we treat.