Do you know the top men's health threats? The list is surprisingly short — including heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury. Thankfully, most men's health threats are largely preventable. Make healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating a healthy diet and including physical activity in your daily routine.
It's also important to manage risky behavior, such as drinking too much and engaging in casual sex. Of course, common-sense precautions — such as using safety ladders and wearing a seat belt — count, too - Source: MayoClinic.org
The statistics about men’s mental health are alarming. Men complete suicide at more than three times the rate of women. And, as the National Institute of Mental Health reports, “Men are more likely than women to use almost all types of illicit drugs...and illicit drug use is more likely to result in emergency department visits or overdose deaths for men than for women.” Beyond these facts, we also know that men’s mental health literacy lags behind women's, that they report higher levels of mental health stigma
“Going to a physician involves a couple of things that may feel uncomfortable for men,” Good said. “They don’t want to ask for directions and they don’t want to have to consult an expert about something that they know less about.”
Working alongside TCF, Tommy John is hoping to erase the stigma surrounding the disease. It’s time to get a little “ballsy” and start the conversation that many are too timid to have. Speaking up and educating on the importance of performing a monthly self-exam is crucial in the fight against testicular cancer. #supportyourballs
It is known that men face more daunting health odds than women. Some of this could be due to biology, the type of work they do, or the fact many men place their health last on their list of what to take care of.
The creators of a male birth control gel designed to inhibit sperm production—while maintaining healthy testosterone levels in the bloodstream—will soon start recruiting 420 couples from around the world to enroll in a new clinical trial.
What’s the best place for young men’s health care? Planned Parenthood.
A good mustache makes a man for many reasons - John Oates
For companies like Tommy John the comfort and well being of men is their main focus. Whether it’s through their partnership with the Testicular Cancer Foundation, or with their comfortable base layers supporting the men in our lives is always a priority. Inspired by this, I decided today to focus on the men in our life, and show how they can be proactive about their health through different stages of their life and maybe we can give them a kick start too.
Sperm counts in men from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, researchers said on Tuesday.
They also said the rate of decline is not slowing. Both findings -- in a meta-analysis bringing together various studies -- pointed to a potential decline in male health and fertility.
Every time you walk into a physician's office, you run the risk of overtreatment: Tests you don't need, medications that are ineffective (or dangerous), procedures that cause more problems than they solve. In many cases the best thing for your health is to do nothing.
Comprehensive website covering various aspects of alopecia including news, research, reviews, treatment and features people living with alopecia...Team Alopecia.
American Journal of Men's Health (AJMH) is a peer-reviewed quarterly resource for cutting-edge information regarding men's health and illness. AJMH publishes papers from all health, behavioral and social disciplines, including but not limited to medicine, nursing, allied health, public health, health psychology/behavioral medicine, and medical sociology and anthropology.
Mens health articles, information and resources.
Men's health issues can get wrapped up in all sorts of things. Expectations from society, the media, family and friends lead to confusing messages. A man used to be considered healthy if he was physically fit, but we know now that there are some very serious men's health issues that include mental health, self-esteem and identity.
Governemnt sponsored program promoting responsible fatherhood.
Each hour in Australia, more than four men die from conditions that are potentially preventable. Foundation 49: Men’s Health is a direct response to this health crisis affecting 49% of the population — and is dedicated to improving the health status of men across each decade of life.
Harvard Men’s Health Watch is written specifically for men, to help them lead healthier, longer lives. With men's health news covering everything from prostate disease, nutrition, and exercise to erectile dysfunction (ED) and hair loss,
Extensive resource on the health of men.
Welcome to the MHN HealthZone program, an initiative specifically targeted to men so they can see where they measure up on the scorecard of good health and, if needed, make the right changes to live healthier lives.
Articles and information regarding men's health issues.
The journal of men's health (jmh) is an international, inter-disciplinary journal offering updates on practice issues, current research and policy matters covering all aspects of men's health and gender medicine.
Feel your best, look your best.
Fast, free, independent advice from the Men's Health Forum.
Founded in 1989 by Dr. Goldberg, the Male Health Center was the first clinic in the U.S. dedicated to treating the range of conditions specific to men. Although not actively treating patients anymore, the Male Health Center lives on in the pages of this Web site by him sharing his experience and opinions.
America’s largest volunteer men’s cancer support group and advocacy national nonprofit organization.
The latest Men's Health News articles published daily. Includes news on physical, emotional and genetic issues affecting males, preventative measures, current threats to the male population and fatherhood issues.
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
There is so much to explore here, from exercise regimes to keep you trim, how to build muscle fast, and the right nutrition to complement your fitness programme. You’ll find a range of videos and photos that demonstrate exactly how to perform all sorts of different muscle strengthening exercises.
Health and wellness information for men from the University of Rochester Medical Center.
The Men's Health Forum's mission is to provide
an independent and authoritative voice for male health and
to tackle the issues affecting the health and well-being of boys and men in England and Wales.
The Men’s Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) works on an all-Ireland basis to enhance the health and well-being of men and boys. It is a diverse network of individuals and organisations, men and women, which seeks to identify the key concerns relating to male health and to increase understanding of these issues.
Men's Health Network (MHN) is a non-profit educational organization comprised of physicians, researchers, public health workers, individuals and other health professionals.
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.
Every month, Men’s Health provides our readers with actionable information that they can put to work–information that helps them be healthier, smarter, more fashionable, more confident and more successful in their relationships and family life.
The UK's best-selling quality men's magazine. Everything you need to live a fuller life.
As an official global charity, Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches on men's faces around the world. Through the power of the Mo, vital funds and awareness are raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.
Rushing to the bathroom? Worrying about accidents or that others may notice your frequent bathroom trips? Getting up to go multiple times in the night? It could be overactive bladder (OAB). Most people don't realize that OAB is a real medical condition. It affects 33 million men and women in the United States. That's 1 in 6 adults. It's more common than you might think.
Current news, articles and information on mens health.
Society has always given a lot of importance to beauty and appearance, and hair and hairstyles play a key role in the way we look. Hair loss has always been a big concern.
There are several reasons for excessive hair loss, including improper hair care, medical conditions, poor nutrition and lifestyle.
The problem can be extremely stressful and needs timely diagnosis. The good news is that successful treatments for hair loss are available.
Talking About Men’s Health (TAMH) is a resource for men, their families, and other interested parties, about the latest in men’s health public policy, health and fitness information and research, parenting and other relevant issues. In addition to being a resource, TAMH is a forum for you to join the public discourse on men’s health issues. We encourage your comments and participation in the blog.
Up to date articles, information and resources from the New York Times.
Replacing Testosterone is now known to be beneficial in the treatment of a large number of diseases and conditions. The AACE now suggest General Practitioners need to be more aware of the need to detect and treat Testosterone deficiency, as its importance to the health and well being of men and women is now becoming too clear to ignore any longer.
An international leader in male fertility and men's sexual health.
Health and medical information for men.
Our section on men's health offers tools to help men of all ages and backgrounds live stronger, healthier, and even longer lives.
Youngmenshealthsite.org (YMH) is a website produced by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. The purpose of the website is to provide carefully researched health information to teenage boys and young men.