At CITYMED, our men’s health doctors are here to keep you happy, healthy and living your best life. Having an easy and accessible men’s doctor in Melbourne who you can visit, after all, when you take care of yourself first, you know you will be around for many strong and healthy years to take care of those you love and who rely on you too.
Why choose a men’s health doctor in Melbourne?
When you find a men’s health doctor in Melbourne who is easy to access, you can always make the time to move one step closer to maintaining a healthy body and mind. Some men may prefer to see a male doctor to discuss their health concerns. The benefit of a men’s health doctor is that they are familiar and attuned to this concern and can guide a men’s health consultation in a comfortable and efficient way.
Benefits of a men’s health doctor
- Areas of men’ health where they may need specific attention or treatment include:
Heart disease. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in men. Heart health encompasses cardiovascular disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Routine doctor’s visits can keep an eye on your heart health by monitoring warning signs such as cholesterol, blood pressure and lifestyle habits.
- Lifestyle factors. Consuming alcohol can increase your chances of cancer in the mouth, throat, oesophagus, liver, and colon. Alcohol can also interfere with your hormone production leading to specific issues such as infertility and erectile dysfunction.
- Depression and suicide. According to Beyond Blue, Australian men account for six out of every eight suicides. One if five men will experience anxiety and one in eight men will experience depression. Talking to a professional is one of the best treatments for depression and anxiety, so don’t be afraid to speak up to your men’s health doctor.
- Prostate and testicular cancer. Prostate cancer in one of the most common types of cancer in Australian men, with more than 19,000 diagnoses every year, predominantly in those aged over 50. Approximately 800 Australian men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year. Testicular cancer is the second most common form of cancer found in men between 18 and 39. These cancers may present with symptoms such as lumps or may not be symptomatic at all. The best prevention and best chance for successful treatment is early detection through regular check-ups.
How to choose a men’s health doctor
First, determine whether you have a specific health concern you want to discuss with your doctor. This will determine whether you need to see a specialist or if you can simply be referred to a men’s health doctor known for their experience in that area. If you feel comfortable you may want to ask friends and family to recommend a men’s health doctor in Melbourne. Alternatively, ask your GP to recommend a men’s health doctor.
Choosing a doctor is like choosing anything else. You should take the time to read their reviews, and you have the right to change doctors if you don’t connect with their personality or you think you’d like a second opinion. Trust the team at CITYMED today with all your men's health concerns.
Getting to our convenient location
The Clarendon Centre
G19, 261 Clarendon Street
South Melbourne, Vic, 3205
(within the Clarendon Centre, directly opposite Coles)