Heights Family Medicine
Sally Khalifa, DO
Family Medicine located in Dearborn Heights, MI
Finding a men’s health specialist you can trust is the key to living a long, fulfilling life with a low risk of disease. At Heights Family Medicine in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, board-certified family medicine physician Sally Khalifa, DO, and her expert team can rule out or detect men’s health problems before they become serious. Schedule an annual men’s health exam by phone or online today.
Men's Health Q & A
What is men’s health?
Men have specific health care needs, which is why seeing a men’s health specialist is important for your overall health and wellness. Dr. Khalifa and her staff can evaluate, diagnose, and treat men’s health concerns during routine wellness checkups.
What are common men’s health concerns?
Common health problems many men face at some point during their lifetime include:
- Low testosterone
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Heart disease
- Depression or anxiety
- Prostate cancer
- Colon cancer
- Skin cancer
- Other types of cancer
- Sexual dysfunction
Dr. Khalifa and her team answer any questions you might have. They personalize each treatment as needed to give you the best outcome.
What should I expect during a men’s health exam?
When you arrive at Heights Family Medicine for a men’s health exam, you relax in a comfortable exam table or chair.
The team evaluates your pulse, weight, blood pressure, and other vital signs. They review your medical history, ask about symptoms you may have, and complete a comprehensive physical examination.
If you’re at risk for a specific men’s health problem, Dr. Khalifa might recommend you undergo diagnostic tests.
Examples include urine tests, blood tests, colon cancer screening, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, asthma or allergy tests, electrocardiogram (EKG), X-rays, or other imaging procedures.
What are some common men’s health treatments?
If you have an acute illness or chronic disease, Dr. Khalifa might recommend at-home remedies, weight loss, more exercise, other lifestyle changes, counseling, allergy shots, or medications.
Even if you are healthy, Dr. Khalifa and her staff can offer preventive services such as vaccines and lifestyle counseling to help maintain your health. They may suggest you make dietary changes or take a multivitamin supplement.
Heights Family Medicine offers hormone replacement therapy to balance your hormones and reduce unpleasant side effects associated with aging – such as sexual dysfunction, weight gain, thinning hair, and lean muscle loss. Dr. Khalifa can follow up with you periodically and make changes to your treatment regimen as needed.
How often should I schedule a men’s health exam?
See the Heights Family Medicine team annually for a men’s health checkup or more often if you experience new, unusual, or concerning symptoms. You can also book an appointment if you become ill or get injured.
Give yourself the best chance of staying healthy by scheduling routine men’s health visits with Heights Family Medicine. Book your next appointment by phone or online today.