Men's Health

Men's health care & advice
for better longevity & performance

Maintain Healthy A Healthy Life

At Medsana Medical Clinic, our passion is to encourage men to seek a better lifestyle and improve or maintain their peak performance. Tailoring holistic strategies to improve sleep, weight, mental health and social connections.

Australian men typically see their GP less often than women, and they generally don’t book an appointment until their condition or illness is advanced. Men have unique health concerns that can be difficult to discuss but here at Medsana Medical Clinic we strive to help you fight your health battles. Regular health checks can help you stay healthy and pick up early warning signs of disease or illness.

Over 45's Health Check-ups

If you are over the age of 45 then it is probably a good idea to get a medical health check up from your local GP.  A risk assessment and the recommended investigations can be undertaken.

The RACGP recommends for 45 – 49 years olds to discuss: 
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Skin checks
  • Diabetes
  • Bowel cancer for those at increased risk
  • Weight
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Family History
  • Stroke,
  • Kidney disease,
  • Oral health for those at increased risk
  • Depression

View Men’s Life Cycle Chart (Created by RACGP)

Mens Health - man running

"Recognizing and preventing men's health problems is not just a man's issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters, men's health is truly a family issue."

Bill Richardson

Men’s Mental Health

Men are known to be reluctant to open up.  But when you are feeling low or down, calling in extra support is the responsible thing to do.

Trying to do it alone may increase the risk of depression or anxiety continuing unrecognised and untreated.  Depression is an intense feeling of sadness that lasts for a long period of time, sometimes weeks, months or years.  It can interfere with your physical health, overall wellbeing and day to day life.  It is a high-risk factor for suicide.

“On average, one in eight men will experience depression and one in five men will experience anxiety at some stage of their lives.  Blokes make up an average six out of every eight suicides every single day in Australia.”

Everyone’s mental health varies at different points in their life.  Managing your mental health effectively can let you perform at your best, increase your capacity to support others and improve your quality of life.

So please, speak to your doctor to start the conversation and create a management plan.  There is improved access to mental health services through the Better Access initiative and other funding sources.

We are here to help.

Depressed senior man during group therapy

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