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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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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.

Benson_Scott 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.

J. Nicholas Warner, M.D. By J. Nicholas (Nick) Warner 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

More than just a pill: Treating erectile dysfunction

Medications aren't the only way to treat erectile dysfunction. Learn about medical, surgical and psychological treatment options that can lead to satisfying sexual experiences.

J. Nicholas Warner, M.D. By J. Nicholas (Nick) Warner May 31, 2022

Steam therapy to treat enlarged prostate

Steam therapy is a minimally invasive treatment for enlarged prostate. It's safe, effective and long-lasting, while preserving sexual function. Learn if it's right for you.

Scott Pate MD By Scott Pate May 10, 2022

Don’t be bad to the bone: How to preserve bone mass

By age 30, your bones may have already started to lose mass — one of the first signs of osteoporosis. Learn who's at greatest risk and what you can do to maintain bone mass.

Carol Gardner PT By Carol Gardner November 5, 2021