Popular men’s health and wellness companies are striving to solve common problems for men, such as hair loss or baldness, sexual health issues like erectile dysfunction, STD testing, and more. Many of these issues have been stigmatized, leaving men without the proper support they need to address these problems.
In order to reduce the stigma associated with common men’s health issues and provide accessible solutions, many new men’s wellness companies operate through telehealth and online pharmacies. With very few visits to a doctor or from an app on a smartphone, companies like HealthLabs.com and LetsGetChecked help men treat common issues quickly and discreetly. Through these companies men can order a variety of tests without needing to visit their doctor.
Lab tests usually require a simple blood draw or urine sample and cost much less when ordering them through the company and not a doctor. Some tests are performed at home, while other companies partner with labs to provide a quick and easy testing service. The results of these tests are sent to the patient’s private account and aren’t shared with any insurance provider or doctor, unless the patient decides to share that information themself. This is a great way to test for allergies, STDs, or any other health concern without the hassle of going to a doctor.
Other men’s health and wellness companies focus on men’s cosmetics and hygiene. Companies likeHarry’s and Brickell Men’s Products Hair loss solutions range from a daily supplement that provides essential nutrients for hair growth to shampoos with finasteride, a chemical that helps prevent male pattern baldness. Prices vary depending on treatment and many companies offer subscriptions, with bundles of several months’ supply of products.
By the age of 50, approximately 85 percent of men will have thinner hair. Hair thinning and baldness are common in men because of genetics, but could also be caused by outside stressors or harsh chemicals. Companies like Keeps, Roman, and Folexin help men treat hair loss with shampoos and supplements that promote natural hair growth.
Hair loss solutions range from a daily supplement that provides essential nutrients for hair growth to shampoos with finasteride, a chemical that helps prevent male pattern baldness. Prices vary depending on treatment and many companies offer subscriptions, with bundles of several months’ supply of products.
Several different companies cater to men’s health and wellness, so it’s important to do your research and find the one that fits your needs. Looking at customer reviews can help determine what companies are the best.
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Companies that offer lab tests, ordered through an app or online, employ their own doctors and physicians. When a customer needs a test, the company’s doctors can write up the request form without a hefty fee. This means that tests cost less than they usually do with the customer’s doctor and they can get taken care of faster.
Yes, the companies that provide simple lab tests provide them without consulting your healthcare provider and often without using your insurance, so the results aren’t reported back to either of these parties. Customers get their results privately on their profile and can choose to share their results with whomever they wish.
Many health and wellness companies that offer tests are able to offer them at a very low price when compared to ordering a test through a doctor. That being said, these companies will often not take insurance. Customers can pay out of pocket, or use HSAs, FSAs, PayPal, and some other options depending on the company.
While companies can’t provide a 100 percent guarantee on their products, several do have great reviews. Customers should also be aware that even if a hair loss product doesn’t completely regrow lost hair, many products will at least strengthen the hair that customers still have. Having healthy, strong hair will ultimately produce better scalp health and could encourage natural hair growth.
No, customers usually cannot receive a refund for hair loss products because they’re given with a prescription. If there’s an issue fulfilling your order, however, you should be able to contact the company to fix the problem.
Men's Health and Wellness
February 26th, 2021
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