Male Health Care
Annual Wellness Exam
Annual physicals (wellness exams) for men are essential to check overall health, well-being and vitality for conditions specific to men. As a family doctor, Dr. Ward conducts annual exams to address any health maintenance situations and other health concerns specific to men.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia also known as BPH, is a condition where the prostate increases in size. Although it is non-cancerous, the increased size of the prostate can impede the flow of urine from the bladder or cause frequent urges to urinate.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Erectile dysfunction, also known as ED, is the inability for a man to achieve and sustain an erection in preparation for sexual intercourse. There are many causes of ED. Some treatments are simple while others are more complex, either way Dr. Ward can provide helpful options.
Men over 40 who are avoiding a prostate exam are putting their health at risk. A prostate exam, though considered embarrassing and uncomfortable, is used to detect cancer. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer related deaths in men.