Men and women are different and so their health care should be, too. At Maria Cole Family Practice in Odessa, Texas, men get specialized care that includes physicals, testosterone treatments, prostate exams, and specific screening tests. For comprehensive men’s health care, trust Maria Cole, FNP and Kelly Wenger, FNP for your needs. Call the office to schedule an appointment or use the online scheduler to book now.
If you’re experiencing any of these health concerns, the team at Maria Cole Family Practice encourages you to make an appointment for an exam:
If you have some or all of these symptoms, it doesn’t automatically mean that you have prostate cancer. Other conditions can also present similar problems.
Maria Cole Family Care recommends eight specific tests for men to help them detect any problems as early as possible. They are:
Your nurse practitioners are committed to personalized patient care. They learn about your medical and health history and help guide you regarding when you need testing and which tests are best for your needs, goals, and age.
Testosterone is a hormone that men produce in their testicles and adrenal glands. It helps regulate red blood cell production, muscle mass, fat distribution, and male fertility.
Your pituitary gland and hypothalamus operate the production of testosterone. The hypothalamus controls how much and the pituitary gland communicates that number to your testes.
Testosterone is essential in the lowering of a male’s voice, penis size, and pubic and facial hair.
There are a number of telltale signs that you may have low testosterone. Some of them are:
If you have some of these symptoms or suspect you have low testosterone, turn to Maria Cole Family Practice for help. The dedicated nurse practitioners care about your needs and have years of experience in men’s health. Call the office to schedule a private consultation or use the online scheduler to book now.