LTH Family Medicine

Men's Health

Family Medicine & Weight Loss located in Desoto, TX

Men's Health

An estimated 25.9% of adult men in the United States have one or more chronic health conditions that jeopardize their longevity. LTH Family Medicine provides comprehensive men’s health care to optimize a man’s well-being and lower their risk factors for stroke, heart disease, and other chronic health conditions. Board-certified family nurse practitioner Kashaelyn Hollins-Henderson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, offers in-home and virtual diagnostic evaluations and customized care plans for existing health issues. Kashaelyn also provides preventive men’s health services to support long-term wellness. Call the Desoto, Texas, office today to schedule a men’s health appointment or book a consultation online.

What is men’s health?

Men’s health services focus on the unique challenges men face in all stages of adult life.

The men’s health services at LTH Family Medicine prioritize the physical, mental, emotional, and sexual health of adult men.

Kashaelyn can diagnose and treat a range of conditions that occur in men, especially as they get older. She also offers preventive care to lower a man’s risk factors for chronic health conditions that lower your quality of life.

Men’s health appointments are available virtually through an online telemedicine platform. Kashaelyn can also meet with you in the comfort of your own home for preventive health evaluations and chronic disease management.

When should I schedule a men’s health appointment?

You should schedule a men’s health appointment at LTH Family Medicine at least once a year for routine preventive care. Kashaelyn can order lab work to screen for heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions that can negatively affect your long-term health.

Men’s health services are also available to diagnose and treat health issues that impact a man’s physical, mental, and reproductive well-being, such as:

  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low testosterone (low-T)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

Kashaelyn also offers lab work to screen for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like gonorrhea and herpes that develop after unprotected sex.

What are the benefits of men’s health?

The men’s health care available at LTH Family Medicine focuses on individual men’s health needs as they navigate different stages of adult life.

The preventive health services Kashaelyn offers for adult men of all ages can significantly reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke and prevent ongoing complications that can lead to disability and premature death.

Through routine screenings, Kashaelyn can identify disease in the earliest stages so you can get the treatment you need before you have symptoms. She can recommend lifestyle changes and diet improvements you can make to optimize your overall health and well-being.

Personalized weight loss programs are also available to help men achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. Weight loss is an effective tool to reduce risk factors for heart disease and other obesity-related conditions.

Call LTH Family Medicine today to schedule a men’s health evaluation or book an appointment online.