Men's Health - Common Diseases & Conditions

Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?

You've heard they do. You've heard they don't. So, what are the experts saying about the real risk?

Temporary Blood Pressure Spikes: How to Handle Them

An occasional increase in blood pressure above your average reading is not usually a cause for alarm. But, over time—and if those spikes in your blood pressure occur frequently enough—they can cause damage to your blood vessels, heart, and kidneys the same way having chronically high blood pressure can.

BPA Plastic: 7 Safety Steps

Keeping safe from toxic chemicals is no easy task these days. Here are practical steps you can take to minimize exposure.

Are You at Risk for a Drug Allergy?

Have you ever grappled with the unexpected side effects from a medication? It's important to pinpoint the cause of these surprising reactions. Here's the right way to know if it's a true drug allergy.

Is the Western Diet to Blame for Type 2 Diabetes?

What and how you eat could be hazardous to your health.

Heart Disease: Is "Apple" Really Worse?

Are you an "apple"? Are you a "pear"? And what does that really determine anyway?

Should You Get the Shingles Vaccine?

Remember having the chicken pox as a kid? That episode can come back to haunt you as an adult. Shingles normally presents with severe pain, tingling, or burning on one side of the body. That's followed by red, scaly blisters that break, dry, and crust over.

Take the Diabetes Risk Test Today

Twenty-five percent of people with diabetes don't even know they have it and that means they're not getting the treatment they need or taking the important steps necessary to keep the disease in check.

Do This and Keep Your Brain Sharp

There are many reasons to take on this challenge, and mental acuity is probably at the bottom of the list. But that doesn't diminish the brain benefits it can confer.

Health Concerns: How to Keep Family Updated

The Web offers many options for staying connected and keeping loved ones updated on your or your family member's health issues. These methods are fast, easy, and efficient, and you'll know your support network is right there with you as a part of your journey.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Causes, Treatment, Prevention

Almost a quarter of a million Americans are diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma every year, and the numbers are growing. But what are the causes and warning signs? And are you doing enough to protect yourself?

Men Suffer From Anorexia, Too

If it seems that a man in your life is obsessively preoccupied with trying to stay slim, don't shrug it off as something harmless. There are a significant number of men and boys who suffer from anorexia nervosa.

Today's Cancer Trends

If you're wondering whether cancer rates are going up or down, here are a few highlights from the most recent update from the National Cancer Institute.

Just Got Over Being Sick? What to Keep and What to Toss

Germs thrive in saliva, mucous, stomach acids, and other body fluids. Regardless of how good you are about personal hygiene when you're sick, chances are you're going to spew a few germs.

Surprise! This Could Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Men who have long enjoyed a normal sex life may be unpleasantly surprised when sex suddenly gets a lot less sexy. An estimated 30 million men suffer from erectile dysfunction, which is the inability to maintain an erection.

Heart Disease: A Survival Guide

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. But heart disease is actually a category of diseases and it pays to know the different types.

Diabetes: 10 Year Trend

Could half the country be diabetic in 10 years? Here are changes you can make now to keep this scary prediction from becoming reality.

Negative Body Image for Men: A Growing Problem

A negative self image, or fixation on perceived body flaws, can take a toll on a man's mental and physical health.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Are You at Risk?

You may not realize that something as mundane as a car accident could put you at major risk for this disorder.

The Good Side to Getting Older

While there may be some things about aging that are less than lovable, it turns out that hitting those milestone birthdays often means there are plenty of positives to celebrate. Here are a few.

Does Anxiety Cause Joint Pain?

Joint pain may seem to naturally result from purely physical ailments such as arthritis, but there's significant evidence that joint pain can be caused or exacerbated by mental distress.

5 Resolutions for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease may be the leading cause of death for both men and women, but there are many things you can do now to avoid it.

Diabetes: Is Impotence Inevitable?

Diabetes increases risk of erectile dysfunction, but there are ways to keep your sex life satisfying.

Realign and Remedy Your Body with this Therapeutic Experience

This intense therapeutic experience manipulates your fascia, the connective tissue around muscles, to restructure your physique.

Life Span Linked to Resting Heart Rate

A new study finds that heart disease patients' risk of suffering a major cardiovascular event can be measured by their resting heart rate.

Your Recipe for Improved Memory

Which veggies promise to reduce age-related memory deficits?

Deep Vein Thrombosis in Men: Warning Signs, How to Prevent It

Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is a very scary condition that can be fatal. What do you need to know about DVT to ensure it doesn't happen to you?

Could You Have Shift Work Disorder?

Shift work disrupts our internal clock, which tells us when to eat, sleep, and be active.

Why More Men Don't Use Condoms

Teenagers may be irresponsible about a lot of things, but when it comes to condom use, they're actually more careful than grownups.

What Vitamins Are Best for Men?

Vitamins keep your body in top working order. And while everyone needs a variety of vitamins, there are a few nutrients that are particularly necessary for men.
 
 

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