Monarque Health & Wellness
Family Medicine and Functional Medicine located in Ashland, OR
You strive to keep yourself in top shape as you tackle your priorities in work and in life. Sometimes you may not give your health enough attention, even though you know that men are more at risk for heart attacks and other ailments. Isn’t it time to make a positive change for your long-term health? Take charge of your overall well-being today by calling or scheduling a men’s health consultation online with Monarque Health & Wellness in Ashland, Oregon.
Men's Health Q & A
What are the most common men’s health conditions?
When it comes to your health, you’re in the driver’s seat. That’s because many of the health complaints and conditions that are common in men are preventable. Your top health threats include:
- Heart disease
- Accidental injuries
- Chronic lung disease
- Alzheimer’s disease
Suicide is another leading men's health risk. If you’ve been experiencing the signs or symptoms of depression, the caring doctors at Monarque Health & Wellness can work with you to get you the treatment you deserve to feel better.
What tests help me stay healthy?
Regular checkups and screening tests spot a health condition early when it’s easiest to treat. Because of this, the medical team at Monarque Health & Wellness suggests routine preventive health tests for men, including:
- Body mass index — to see if you’re at a healthy weight
- Cholesterol — high cholesterol can put you at risk for heart disease
- Blood pressure — high blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke
- Cardiovascular disease — heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men
- Colorectal cancer — this test typically begins when you turn 50
How can I prevent illness?
Many of the major health risks you face can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle. It’s important to make good choices, including :
- Eating a healthy, nutritional diet
- Quitting smoking
- Shedding extra pounds
- Reducing stress in your life
- Getting regular exercise, such as a brisk walk or jogging
- Consuming no more than two alcoholic drinks per day
The medical specialists at Monarque Health & Wellness take a functional medicine approach. Their goal? To help you stay healthy while minimizing and managing the symptoms of your medical conditions. The practice offers a full suite of health services for males of all ages, including circumcisions and vasectomies.
The experienced team at Monarque Health & Wellness treats you like an individual, taking into account your life circumstances as part of your care. They prescribe medications, when needed, but take a more functional approach to your overall wellness. They’ll tailor a health plan for you to help you achieve your health goals and optimize your lasting well-being.
Take a positive step for your long-term good health and call today or schedule a consultation online with Monarque Health & Wellness.