There are notable differences in health outcomes based on gender. In the U.S., male life expectancy at birth (76.4 years) is on average 4.8 years lower than that of females (81.2 years). Men in the U.S. also have higher lifetime risks of:
Often men are reluctant to seek help from physicians and have been shown to use primary care services less than women. This can be particularly relevant to mental health as men have suicide rates nearly 4 times higher than women.
While we certainly have programs to help with male specific issues such as hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, and hair loss, we also belive it is essential to address the many maladies that men face at higher rates and offer consults to help with: