Men’s Health

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Although the case for coffee and exercise playing a part in the prevention of prostate cancer has not yet fully been proven, but the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study does show a clear association with both activities. Data on 50,000 men that participated in the study shows a common diagnosis […]

VIA:  Health.Com Provided By:  Healthwise Most men develop osteoporosis as a result of: •    Smoking, which increases the rate of bone loss. •    Not getting enough weight-bearing exercise. •    Taking certain medications, such as corticosteroids (for example, prednisone). •    Having low levels of the male hormone testosterone. •    Drinking too much alcohol. Click here for […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:   Robert Preidt SOURCE: American Thoracic Society, news release, April 8, 2010 After nine years, 193 participants had a stroke.  85  men and 108 women were affected.  In the women, only those that had the most severe cases of sleep apnea were at risk for stoke.  In the men researchers found that they […]

VIA: ProstateHealthGuide.Com • Age. 40 or over for men with a family history of prostate cancer and African Americans, 50 and above for other men. Most prostate cancers are diagnosed in men over 65, but it is becoming more common in men 55-65. • Family history. Your risk of developing prostate cancer is doubled if […]

• Eat healthy • Maintain a healthy weight • Get moving and exercise • Quit smoking • Get routine exams and screenings for disease prevention • Get appropriate vaccinations • Learn to manage stress • Know yourself and your health risks • Be safe – protect yourself from accidents • Be good to yourself • […]

VIA: FamilyDoctor.Org Some men and boys have fat on their chests that makes it look like they have breasts. This condition is called pseudogynecomastia (false gynecomastia). It is not the same thing as gynecomastia. What causes gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is usually caused by changes in hormones at birth, puberty or as part of aging. Gynecomastia may […]

VIA: MayoClinic.Com No. 1 — Heart disease Heart disease is a leading men’s health threat. Take charge of heart health by making healthier lifestyle choices. For example: • Don’t smoke or use other tobacco products. Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke. • Eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fiber and fish. Cut […]