Men's Health Experts Opelika AL

Local resource for men's health experts in Opelika, AL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to treatment for heart disease, male pattern baldness, benign enlargement of prostate, erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer, and lung cancer, as well as advice and content on men's skin care.

Robert Brown
(800) 499-6769
121 North 20th Street
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Keith Lyle Fuller
(334) 741-0075
2214 Gateway Dr
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Family Practice

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John Reed Cooper
(334) 745-4646
122 N 20th St Bldg 24
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Family Practice

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Michael Gunter
(334) 749-3385
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Michael Lamont Aikens
(334) 826-5577
3320 Skyway Dr
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hollis Lasik - Lasik surgery only
(334) 826-8778
1100 S College St
Auburn, AL

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Patricia Ann Wade
(334) 749-4724
1995 Pepperell Pkwy Ste 3
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Susan J Wright
(334) 749-3385
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Kent Vernon Klinner Jr, MD
(334) 745-7098
1711 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1965

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Kenneth Dillard Strother, MD
(334) 745-3534
1995 Pepperell Pkwy Ste 6
Opelika, AL
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1959

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10 Leading Causes of Death for Men, and What Actions Can Be Taken to Improve the Odds

Written by Jeff Behar   

 

 

10 Leading Causes of Death for Men

 

   1. Diseases of the heart

   2. Malignant neoplasms (cancers)

   3. Cerebrovasular diseases (stroke)

   4. Accidents (unintentional injuries)

   5. Chronic lower respiratory diseases

   6. Diabetes mellitus

   7. Influenza and Pneumonia

   8. Intentional self harm (suicide)

   9. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis

  10. Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney diseases)

 

 

What Men Can Do About their Health

 

Your general health is subject to risk factors such as age, genetics (family history) and personal lifestyle habits (e.g., diet, drinking, smoking, etc.). While specific risk factors such as and genetics are beyond your control, you still can take steps to change your personal habits to take charge of your health. The following are some specific steps that you can take to lower your risk to disease or injury, extend your life and improve the quality of your life:

 

Stick to a healthy diet. When choosing foods to eat, consider their impact on your health. Consider your family history and predisposition to diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease. Consider how the foods you choose may also affect your weight, and your blood pressure. Generally speaking your diet should include healthy servings of vegetables, healthy oils (such as Omega-3’s), low in saturated fat, high in fiber, low in salt and simple sugars, with a consideration for fruits that also contain anti-oxidants that help combat free radicals and reduce your risk to specific cancers.

 

Supplement your diet. Do to process foods today, as well as specific methods of cooking and limitations in food choices and diets there are many people that do not get the micronutrients that they need that are important to maintain good health and prevent disease. A good supplement can help you meet your body’s needs for such micronutrients that you might be lacking in your diet.

 

Have regular checkups and screenings. Many of the major health risks that men face – like heart disease, colon cancer or prostate cancer - can be prevented and treated with early diagnosis. Screening tests that find diseases early can save lives because they can catch issues when they are easier to treat.

 

Have periodic full check ups that include stress test, body scans, blood panels, prostate exam, colonoscopy, dermatological exam (to catch early signs of cancerous growths).

 

Know what's normal. Men often will delay seeing a doctor because they assume their symptoms are a natural part of getting older or that there are no easy treatments aside from surgery. Some symptoms may be con...

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