For Men

Can I Get My Health Insurance to Cover Hair Transplant Procedures?

Can I Get My Health Insurance to Cover Hair Transplant Procedures?

In legend, it was said to be a source of power for Samson. Songs and plays continue to be written about it. Like it or not, hair continues to hold a very powerful place in our past and present stories and lifestyles. Consequently, if you are losing your hair, it might have you feeling powerless […]

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Do I Really Need a Regular Physical?

Do I Really Need a Regular Physical?

It is always good to get a regular physical to ensure that nothing is wrong and, if there is, to catch it and start treatment early. Going in for a health physical can be anxiety-inducing for some patients. However, this is not an excuse not to make an appointment, as you can find out a […]

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Are Vasectomies Safe?

Are Vasectomies Safe?

There is a famous joke that says having a vasectomy means never having to say you’re sorry. Nevertheless, if you are considering a vasectomy, you are well aware that it is no laughing matter. At the mere mention of the word vasectomy, many men develop a pained expression on their face and may even involuntarily […]

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Will Health Insurance Cover Hair Loss?

Will Health Insurance Cover Hair Loss?

Hair symbolizes many things in our culture. When you notice someone with a certain hairstyle, it can be difficult not to make assumptions about who they are. A man with a short crew cut is often perceived as a soldier or law enforcement officer. Women with shorter hair are frequently viewed as more athletic or […]

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What Are STDs?

What Are STDs?

Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are disease of the body that are acquired through sexual activity. In the past, these diseases were known as “venereal diseases” or VD. Today, most healthcare practitioners are moving toward the term “sexually transmitted infections” because many people are asymptomatic when they acquire these infections but later develop full-blown disease […]

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How Can I Get Checked for Colon Cancer?

How Can I Get Checked for Colon Cancer?

Colon cancer affects approximately 136,000 people each year, and it’s the third-most common type of cancer experienced by both men and women. Responsible for the second-highest rate of cancer mortality, approximately 51,800 people die from colon cancer each year according to reports from the Center for Disease Control. There are several reasons for colon cancer’s […]

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Does Health Insurance Cover Cialis?

Does Health Insurance Cover Cialis?

While health insurance plans may cover a wide range of prescription medications, the drug Cialis may or may not be on the list. Each health insurance plan differs, and your exact type of coverage depends on your individual policy. Certain health insurance companies may cover Cialis, or its generic equivalent Tadalafil, but many do not […]

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Will My Health Insurance Cover A Vasectomy?

Will My Health Insurance Cover A Vasectomy?

A vasectomy is an operation that severs the vas deferens, two narrow channels that lead from the testicles to the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body. Typically considered a permanent method of birth control, there are ways to reverse this procedure. However, they are not always successful, so men are warned […]

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Do I Have To Use My Employer’s Health Insurance?

Do I Have To Use My Employer's Health Insurance?

Your employer may offer health insurance as part of your benefits package. If so, you should receive information yearly on your options, the premiums for each choice, and what the insurance covers. Some people find, however, that the premiums are simply too high or the coverage does not meet their specific needs. Do You Have […]

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How Much Is My Healthy Weight?

How Much Is My Healthy Weight?

Most people are concerned with maintaining a healthy weight, although few are able to do so. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third of the American population is obese. Obesity is defined as having a body mass index of more than 30. The “obesity epidemic” has been explain by experts as coming from […]

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