At Delta Internal Medicine Center in Downtown Orlando, Florida, Michael Akpeke, MD, understands that unique needs of men. He offers effective and comprehensive diagnostic, preventive, and curative care for men looking to address any disease or maintain proper health. To learn more about gender-specific complications and establish care, get in touch with the team at Delta Internal Medicine Center today by phone or through the online booking tool.407-985-1940
Men’s Health Q & A
What services does men’s health include?
At Delta Internal Medicine Center, men’s health services typically include:
- Primary care
- Sports medicine and orthopedics
- Reproductive care
- Gastroenterology and digestive health
Each one of these services is included in a comprehensive men’s health plan.
What are some of the most common men’s health issues?
Though some of the most common types of men’s health issues aren’t necessarily unique to their gender, men have a higher chance of developing diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart disease.
Dr. Akpeke works closely with you to develop high-quality preventive solutions and avoid any life-threatening conditions.
What can I do to stay healthy and prevent disease?
In addition to addressing medical concerns, your men’s health visit also includes useful information about how to stay in good health. Dr. Akpeke can determine the type of lifestyle regimen you need to maintain proper health.
A balanced diet and regular exercise, as well as stress management solutions, can help you stay healthy as you pass through the various stages of your life.
Dr. Akpeke crafts solutions to maintain healthy levels of testosterone levels healthy and tracks the health of your prostate so you avoid severe complications.
What is low testosterone?
Both men and women produce testosterone, though men have eight times more in their body. Testosterone helps your body regulate fat distribution, muscle mass and strength, bone density, your sex drive, and blood production.
If your testosterone levels drop, you run the risk of exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
- Hair loss
- Erectile dysfunction
- Semen volume loss
- Bone and muscle mass loss
- Mood swings
- Low sex drive
Get in touch with Dr. Akpeke if you’ve experienced any of these symptoms.
What is erectile dysfunction?
Otherwise called impotence, erectile dysfunction is a condition in which you’re unable to maintain an erection during sexual intercourse.
Erectile dysfunction is the most common among men above 65 years old and can result from psychological factors and health issues, including hypertension, diabetes, and more.
Why is the prostate important?
The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that secretes the essential fluid present in your sperm. It’s an integral part of your reproductive health. Over 30 million men experience issues with their prostate. If your prostate health is jeopardized, you run the risk of:
- Prostate enlargement
- Prostate cancer
- Prostatitis, infection of the gland
The team at Delta Internal Medicine Center provides men with comprehensive and compassionate care. Learn more about what you can do to maintain proper health. Schedule an appointment by phone or online today to learn more.