Men also face a higher risk for serious diseases, including:
- Heart disease
- Lung cancer
- High blood pressure and cholesterol
- Cancer, including lung, prostate, and colorectal
- Bone health problems
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Depression and other mental health conditions
In addition, your provider can offer care that keeps you from getting sick in the first place. This includes vaccines for diseases like flu and medicines that ward off health issues—for example, vitamin D supplements to prevent fractures.
Need Help Finding a Provider?
If you don't have a primary care provider, WellConnect can help. Our Connection Specialists provide assistance in selecting a primary care provider that is perfect for your specific needs and will schedule your first appointment. If Spanish is your primary language, we have a Spanish speaking Connection Specialist to help answer your healthcare, insurance, or community resource questions.
CRH offers low-dose CT scans of the chest to detect lung cancer. Ask your health care provider whether you could benefit from a screening. For more information, call 812-669-1628.