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Men's Health

Temecula Medical Group

Concierge Primary Care & Wellness Clinic located in Temecula, CA

Health conditions that can affect anyone are often more common in men because of their higher rates of risk-taking and practicing unhealthy habits. At the Temecula Medical Group in Temecula, California, Richard Rawson, DO, and his team promote men’s health with preventive care services, diagnostic testing, lifestyle guidance, and testosterone therapy, among other services. Reserve an appointment today over the phone or online at the Temecula Medical Group.

Men's Health Q & A

What is men’s health?

Men’s health focuses on helping men maintain their health and reduce their risk of diseases that commonly affect them. Men’s and women’s bodies are different; some diseases affect men only, and others hit them at higher rates than women for various reasons.

Research shows that men are more likely to avoid doctor’s visits, including primary and preventive care. They’re also more likely to engage in behaviors that pose a risk to their health, like smoking and heavy drinking.

Fortunately, many conditions that affect men’s health are preventable through lifestyle management and regular health and wellness care. The Temecula Medical Group team helps you assess and lower your risk of conditions common in men, like heart disease, diabetes, depression, erectile dysfunction, and prostate problems.

Which men’s health services should I get?

The Temecula Medical Group encourages you to prioritize your health, and one way to do this is to make regular visits to your primary care provider. Many services available at the Temecula Medical Group can help you maintain or improve your health and wellness.

Medical services you should consider include:

  • Prostate exams
  • Annual physical exams
  • Immunizations
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with testosterone

The Temecula Medical Group team assists you in getting the medical services you need when you need them. They recommend various screenings based on your family medical history and your own disease risk factors.

What can I do to focus on my health in my personal life?

Outside of the medical setting, you can take steps to extend your life expectancy. The Temecula Medical Group team offers personalized advice and guidance when you need it, but here are some general tips to improve or maintain your health as you get older:

  • Limit alcoholic beverages
  • Don’t use illicit drugs
  • Stop smoking or chewing tobacco
  • Focus on whole foods in your diet
  • Limit sun exposure and use sunscreen
  • Get 150 minutes of exercise a week
  • Follow safety rules at your workplace
  • Take the medications you’re prescribed as directed

Your primary care physician at the Temecula Medical Group can offer additional, more personalized advice to prioritize health and wellness in your day-to-day life.

For more information on men’s health and the services you need, call the Temecula Medical Group today or book an appointment online.