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Men’s Health- Some Insights

Man with head in hands, woman behindIt’s in everyone’s best interest to have good health. Women are associated with a lower life expectancy because of health risks due to a lot of contributing factors. Men on the other hand are starting to have their own worries. Women may have multitude of health problems but men are even more prone to risks due to vices like smoking and heavy alcohol consumption. Nine times out of ten it’s mainly unhealthy lifestyle habits that contribute to all these health risks. Stress is one of the most common causes of cell degeneration which weakens the body. Men are prone to prostate diseases and low testosterone, mostly affecting those in their early 50’s and up.

prostate-cancer_mediumProstate problems such as prostatitis, prostate cancer and benign hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) can actually be diagnosed if you are going through regular check ups. This cannot be seen through ordinary visits to the doctor as one needs to go through PSA or prostate specific antigen test. You can actually sense some symptoms such as pain with ejaculation, low back pain, and problems with urination such as pain and leakage. It is best to go directly to a doctor to be sure that what you have is not something that is going to place your life at risk.88

You should know that prostate cancer is very dangerous as this is the third in the list that can kill men. If in case you are diagnosed with one, depending on the severity of the case, there are treatments that a person can take to resolve the problem. This is actually a very serious problem but awareness is not spread out that much for all to know. Changing of lifestyle is imperative to keep your body healthy and free from any kind of health risks. This is the start that everyone needs whether you are a man or a woman.