We offer a range of services related to health prevention and disease detection in our male patients. Some of the services are itemised below:
We offer advice on cardiovascular health aimed at reducing the risk of heart attacks, angina and strokes. We can assess the numerous risk factors for such cardiovascular disease including:
The life time prevalence of depression in males is 13%. Possible triggers of depression include chronic illness, recent unemployment, bereavement, stress, financial difficulties or housing problems. Excess ingestion of alcohol or other substances can also trigger a depressive episode. Certain forms of depression have no identifiable trigger. It is a common treatable condition and there is no shame in suffering from depression. We treat all forms of mental illnesses including anxiety, bipolar disorder, phobias, schizophrenia and substance addiction.
Prostate Cancer Surveillance
Prostate Cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in our male patients. The regular screening of our male patients over 50 can detect some cancers at an early stage. The usually involves a blood test(PSA) and clinical examination. See the link below for a more detailed synopsis of prostate cancer screening.
This is a very common and treatable disorder occurring in some of our male patients. The prevalence of this condition tends to increase after 40 years of age. It is recognised that 1:10 people suffer from this complaint. Studies have shown 90% are too embarassed to seek help from their GP.
Please make an appointment at reception for a consultation that will suit your needs.