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Men's Health

Do you know the top men's health threats? The list is surprisingly short — including heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury. Thankfully, most men's health threats are largely preventable.

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Let's talk low libido

It may feel uncomfortable to talk about low libido. Yet, a better understanding of some of the issues, causes, myths and treatments may help put you in the mood more often.

Graham King MD By Graham King June 22, 2023

Young man's disease: Testicular cancer

Testicular cancer is considered a young man's disease because it's most common under age 45. The bad news is there is no way to prevent it, but the good news is that it's highly curable. Get the facts.

David Yang, M.D. By David Yang April 7, 2023

Surgical options for urinary leakage in men

Urinary incontinence can occur in up to 10% of men who have had prostate cancer surgery. Learn about two outpatient surgical treatment options that can stop leaks and ease worry.

David Yang, M.D. By David Yang March 22, 2023

Kegels are for men too

Kegel exercises aren't just for women. They can help improve bladder control and improve sexual function in men. Here are tips for doing Kegel exercises correctly.

Angela Imhoff DPT By Angela Imhoff January 26, 2023

Can a vasectomy be reversed?

A vasectomy is considered a permanent form of birth control. But plans sometimes change and a reversal is wanted. Learn about factors that affect success and the surgical options available.

David Yang, M.D. By David Yang December 19, 2022

2-for-1 surgery: Hernia repair and prostate cancer removal

Bruce Simones is a busy person. So he was happy when he could get his prostate cancer removed robotically and a hernia fixed at the same time. Now he's back serving his community and feeling great.

December 14, 2022

Enlarged veins can cause pain, infertility

Any vein can become varicose, including those in the scrotum. Learn how these enlarged, twisted veins can cause pain, uneven development or fertility challenges and how microscopic surgery can help.

David Yang, M.D. By David Yang December 5, 2022

Treatment options for men with urinary leakage

Urinary incontinence is a common condition. Learn why it can be particularly troublesome for men, and about treatment options to improve symptoms and bring comfort.

Adam R Miller MD By Adam R. Miller September 26, 2022

Early treatment critical for Peyronie's disease

Peyronie's disease occurs when scar tissue develops on the penis. It can cause pain, deformity, shortening and anxiety. Learn how early treatment can improve symptoms or stop it from getting worse.

David Yang, M.D. By David Yang September 7, 2022

Men's health: Checkups, screenings key

Men aren't as likely as women to have preventive screenings and regular exams. Discover why avoidance can lead to a treatable situation turning deadly.

Scott Benson, M.D., Ph.D. By Scott Benson June 29, 2022

8 common erectile dysfunction myths

Misconceptions about erectile dysfunction may cause some men to skip treatment. We'll debunk myths about this common condition that affects half of men ages 40–70.

June 2, 2022

Men's health: How is benign prostatic hyperplasia treated?

If you've been diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), it's time for you and your provider to talk about treatment options.

Ross Avant MD By Ross Avant June 1, 2022