Get Straight Talk and Expert Advice About Men's Health at an Einstein Event

Posted by Jeff Meade on Nov 3, 2015 2:44:53 PM

Men talk to other men about a lot of things, from whether it’s worth following the Eagles at all to the latest office scuttlebutt, but they’re often a lot less likely to talk about their health—particularly when the subject of their health concerns lies below the belt.

Jay Simhan, MD, is Director of Urologic Trauma, Reconstruction and Prosthetics for Einstein Urology and the Einstein Healthcare Network, and he’s completely aware of men’s reticence when it comes to issues such as erectile dysfunction (ED), male urinary incontinence and prostate health.  But put men in a safe place, surrounded by other men who have the same concerns, and it’s a different story, Dr. Simhan says.

Men will soon have an opportunity to talk with each other, and hear from Simhan and his partner, Einstein urologist Steve Sterious, MD, as well as men just like themselves, at an Einstein-sponsored community health event on Tuesday, November 10, at Crowne Plaza King of Prussia, 260 Mall Boulevard, in King of Prussia.

It’s not the first such event Drs. Simhan and Sterious have conducted, and Dr. Simhan has found them to be quite popular.

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Topics: Urology, Men's Health

The Truth about Men and Emotions

Posted by Perspectives Blog Team on Jun 12, 2015 2:09:18 PM

Society often teaches men to keep their emotions in check and their feelings to themselves. But living such a buttoned-down life can wreak havoc with mental well-being. The following are some top tips to protect your mental health.

  • One of the most important ways to stay emotionally strong is to get enough sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends seven to nine hours of sleep per night for anyone 18 years old or above. Older men tend not to sleep very deeply and may need naps to accumulate the recommended hours of sleep.
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Topics: Men's Health

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