Men’s Health

VIA: Men’s Health Big little stressor No. 1: Insecurity Not surprisingly, paying bills, managing debt and sticking to a budget scored highest of all the stressors in our survey. But guess what? It’s not about the money, says Thomas Miller, Ph.D., a University of Kentucky psychologist and the author of Handbook of Stressful Life Transitions […]

  Via:   A seemingly physically fit man goes for the usual 5 mile run. Before he has a chance to finish, he drops dead. This is the story of several men who have taken their last breaths during their normal exercise routine. You would think that the more one exercises, the more likely that person is to live […]

VIA: The smartest plan for attacking a heart attack is, of course, preventing one from ever happening. Choose three of the following strategies and make them a habit. The closer to the beginning of the list, the more you reduce your risk of heart disease. 1. Drink Five Glasses of Water a Day Men […]

VIA:  AOLHealth.Com Colonoscopy: This procedure is really effective in detecting colon cancer and should be at the top of your list of tests to have. Heart Tests: Keeping a close eye on your heart health is essential.  Having your blood pressure checked should be a yearly event.  Blood sugar and blood fats are also important […]

VIA:  MensHealth.Com Did you know that 97% of Testicular Cancer cases are curable if detected early.

VIA: Health.Com By:  Steven Reinberg/HealthDay Reporter “Men with history of periodontal disease had a 14 percent higher risk of cancer than those who did not have periodontal disease, and the increase persisted among never smokers,” said lead researcher Dominique Michaud, a cancer epidemiologist at Imperial College London, in the U.K. People with gum infections have […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Use of testosterone for heart failure has been controversial in some cases.  About one of every four men with chronic heart failure has evidence of testosterone deficiency, as production of the hormone declines with age. Few studies of testosterone therapy in heart failure have been done in the United […]

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:   Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter When age and known stroke risk factors were included in the analysis, single men had a 64 percent higher risk of fatal stroke than married men, according to a report presented at the American Stroke Association’s annual stroke conference in San Antonio. This study also asked men to […]