Men are statistically less likely to visit doctors, but men are at an even higher risk for some of the common diseases we face today; obesity, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, stress and fatigue.
Men are statistically less likely to visit doctors but men are at an even greater risk for some common diseases we face today; obesity, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, stress and fatigue. Some of the most common things men have concerns with are also areas we can care for are:
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Unique health conditions that only affect men, such as prostate cancer and low testosterone. Many of the major health risks that men face - like colon cancer or heart disease - can be prevented and treated with an early diagnosis. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they are easier to treat. It's important to get the screening tests you need.
Men & Women also have many of the same health problems. But these problems can affect men differently.
- Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year and are 22 percent more likely to have neglected their cholesterol tests.
- Men are 28 percent more likely than women to be hospitalized for congestive heart failure.
- Men are 32 percent more likely than women to be hospitalized for long-term complications of diabetes. They are more than twice as likely than women to have a leg or foot amputated due to complications related to diabetes.
- Men are 24 percent more likely than women to be hospitalized for pneumonia that could have been prevented by getting an immunization.
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At LIMA Lubbock we uses a series of questioners and testing along with state of the art technology to identify the source not just the symptom. We will create a customized plan compiled directly from your test results, symptoms and your health questionnaires to get to the true source or cause of the health issue.