According to the National Institute of Health, men tend to ignore their health and avoid the doctor. Men, more than women, tend to smoke, drink and make unhealthy choices.
At UVA, we know that overall wellness can affect men's sexual and prostate health. We've seen how sexual dysfunction is actually one of the highest predictors of a heart attack. That's why our experts, who treat everything from erectile dysfunction to low testosterone, vasectomies and prostate issues, care for you as a whole person.
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 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.