Health Page Archive: Men's Health

Men Over 50 Suffer From an Enlarged Prostate

Many men over age 50 suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate. Symptoms can include slow urinary stream, straining to urinate, incomplete bladder emptying, urgent frequent urination and the need to urinate in the middle of the night. “When the symptoms bother you so... Read more

Understand Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer affects one in seven American men, making it the most common cancer in the country behind skin cancer. Most of the risk factors are ones that men have little control: Age – More than 65 percent of all prostate cancers are diagnosed in men over... Read more

Low Testosterone 

Men typically experience a decrease in their testosterone levels as they age. When testosterone levels fall below the normal range and symptoms become troublesome, a man is suffering from low testosterone, or low T. Symptoms of low T can include: Decreased sex drive: “There are many reasons why... Read more

Saint Francis to Host Men’s Health Event

Men in the Cape Girardeau area can spend an evening that is all about them and their healthcare questions at Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Men’s Health Event on Thursday, February 11, beginning at 5 pm at Isle Casino, 777 N. Main St. in Cape Girardeau. This free... Read more


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