Men looking to maintain exceptional health and wellness can rely on Be Well Medical in Hadley, Massachusetts. Osteopath Shiva Rastegar, DO, offers comprehensive men’s health services to keep you healthy or detect medical issues before they turn into serious problems. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

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What is men’s health?

Men’s health care at Be Well Medical includes a variety of services that help prevent, evaluate, diagnose, or treat common conditions men may encounter. Examples include:

  • Low testosterone
  • Testicular cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Depression and anxiety
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Other types of sexual dysfunction

Dr. Rastegar takes a holistic approach to men’s health care, offering all-natural therapies whenever possible. She also focuses on preventive medicine.

What are the benefits of attending men’s health exams?

Attending routine men’s health exams offers you a variety of health and wellness benefits. The exams allow Dr. Rastegar to detect problems before they become serious. Men’s health visits are specific to men’s needs, covering an array of conditions that many men struggle with.

What should I expect during a men’s health exam?

During your men’s health appointment at Be Well Medical, friendly providers check your body weight, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to screen for disease risk factors.

Dr. Rastegar discusses your medical history, including any symptoms you have or medications you’re taking. She evaluates your overall health and wellness during a comprehensive physical exam and assesses your breathing, heartbeat, vision, reflexes, and more.

Be Well Medical also offers prostate exams to screen for prostate cancer.

If needed, Dr. Rastegar might suggest urine tests, blood tests, heart-function testing, X-rays, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures to detect or rule out common men’s health concerns.

Which men’s health treatments are available?

Integrative medicine treatments for men available at Be Well Medical include:

  • Nutrition counseling
  • Dietary supplements
  • Other lifestyle changes
  • Testosterone therapy
  • STD treatments
  • Medications
  • Osteopathic manual medicine
  • Suboxone® treatment for opioid addiction
  • Mental health treatments
  • Vaccinations
  • Specialist referrals

Dr. Rastegar can refer you to a specialist for any complex medical issues.

When should I schedule men’s health exams?

Unless Dr. Rastegar recommends more frequent visits because of a medical condition requiring follow-up visits, you should schedule a men’s health exam annually. But don’t hesitate to contact Be Well Medical anytime you have concerns about new or unusual symptoms.

To schedule a men’s health exam at Be Well Medical, call the office or book an appointment online today.