Men usually do not take much care for their health. They put their health last. They are less likely to go to the doctors compared to women. Even if you are keeping well and healthy, a little planning can help you to keep the health risks away. We bring you certain health issues and how to avoid them.
In this disease, the arteries get hard leading to a heart stroke. One in five men dies from cardiovascular disease. It is believed that men’s arteries develop atherosclerosis earlier than women. Men have to work harder to reduce the risk of stroke. Get your cholesterol checked from the very beginning. Try to increase your daily physical activity.
Lung cancer is a dangerous disease. It generally spreads at an early stage and by the time it is detected, it gets difficult to cure. Tobacco smoke is the main cause of lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cancer in men. Quitting smoking reduces this health risk.
The prostate is prone to develop problems as men age. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer. Some prostate cancers are slow-growing and are unlikely to spread while some are very aggressive. Get regular checkups from your doctor and talk about the overall risk of this cancer.
Depression is just a bad mood, an emotional disturbance that affects your overall health to a great extent. When you are in a depression the chemicals in brain and stress hormones are out of balance. Everything gets disturbed from sleep to your energy levels. Moreover, men are less likely to seek help from others when they are in a depression. Medication, certain therapies or both works very well as depression treatments. Reach out to your doctor and seek help if you are depressed.