Men aren’t always known for being particularly health conscious, but they face unique and often serious health concerns. Crozer-Keystone Health System’s providers and specialists are dedicated to helping prevent, diagnose and treat a full range of health conditions men face.
Studies show that most men won’t go to a doctor if they feel well and when they feel sick, they usually delay seeing the doctor. The problem is that feeling well is not the same as being healthy. A person can feel “fine” when high blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar are silently affecting their health. Regular checkups with your primary care or family medicine doctor are important to monitor you for all health concerns and allow you to stay as healthy as possible.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States. However, most heart attacks in men are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes. Crozer-Keystone’s cardiovascular specialists can help men to reduce their risk of heart attack and treat existing cardiovascular conditions.
For men at high risk for heart disease, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms of a heart attack – they are life-and-death emergencies when every second counts.
One man in six will get prostate cancer during his lifetime. African-American men are twice as likely as white men to develop this disease in their 50s, and twice as likely to die from the disease. Crozer-Keystone offers advanced treatment options for prostate cancer patients. Our physicians and specialists work together to develop the best possible treatment plan for each patient.