“Many of the major health risks that men face – like colon cancer or heart disease – can be prevented and treated with early diagnosis. Screening tests can find diseases…”.1

Men and Women

Men’s HealthMen’s HealthWhat are some differences in men’s and women’s health issues?

In What Is Women’s Health Research? the (United States) Office of Research on Women’s Health note:

“There are striking sex and gender differences in many diseases and conditions, including:

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Depression and brain disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Infectious diseases
  • Obesity
  • Substance abuse disorders”.2

Men’s Health

What are some associations between men and their health?

In Men’s Health: Summary the (United States) MedlinePlus explain:

“Most men need to pay more attention to their health. Compared to women, men are more likely to:

  • Smoke and drink
  • Make unhealthy or risky choices
  • Put off regular checkups and medical care”.3

Men’s Issues

What are some health issues unique to men?Men’s Health

In Men’s Health the (United States) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health explain:

“Some health issues are unique to men (such as prostate disease and erectile dysfunction), and others are more common in men than women (such as coronary heart disease, lung cancer, HIV infection, and Parkinson’s disease)”.4

The MedlinePlus also note:

“There are also health conditions that only affect men, such as prostate cancer and low testosterone. Many of the major health risks that men face – like colon cancer or heart disease – can be prevented and treated with early diagnosis. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they are easier to treat. It’s important to get the screening tests you need”.5

Men’s Health Month, Week or Day

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Health Care Provider

If I feel fine do I still need to see my health care provider regularly?

Men’s HealthEven if you feel fine, it may be in your best interest to choose to see your health care provider regularly.

In Men’s Health: In-Depth – Men’s Health: Prevent the Top Threats: Stop Avoiding the Doctor the (United States) Mayo Clinic explain:

“Don’t wait to visit the doctor until something is seriously wrong. Your doctor can be your best ally for maintaining health and preventing disease. Follow your doctor’s treatment recommendations if you have health issues, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes. Also, ask your doctor about when to have preventive care such as cancer screenings, vaccinations and other health evaluations”.6

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  1. Men’s Health. Page Last Updated on: 10 February 2020. Topic Last Reviewed: 17 April 2018. MedlinePlus https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealth.html Accessed: 24 February 2020
  2. What Is Women’s Health Research? Office of Research on Women’s Health https://orwh.od.nih.gov/research/funded-research-and-programs/what-womens-health-research Accessed: 24 February 2020
  3. Men’s Health. Page Last Updated on: 10 February 2020. Topic Last Reviewed: 17 April 2018. MedlinePlus https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealth.html Accessed: 24 February 2020
  4. Men’s Health. This Page Last Modified: 06 June 2019. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health https://nccih.nih.gov/health/mens-health Accessed: 24 February 2020
  5. Men’s Health. Page Last Updated on: 10 February 2020. Topic Last Reviewed: 17 April 2018. MedlinePlus https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealth.html Accessed: 24 February 2020
  6. Men’s Health: In-Depth – Men’s Health: Prevent the Top Threats: Stop Avoiding the Doctor. 03 August 2016. Mayo Clinic https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/mens-health/in-depth/mens-health/art-20047764 Accessed: 24 February 2020
Topic Last Updated: 24 February 2020 – Topic Last Reviewed: 24 February 2020
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