Top nine health threats of the modern men - Alpha Male Nation
Men generally less take care of their health, they don’t like going to the doctor and strictly comply with doctors’ prescriptions. But medical statistics can be a useful tool for information for those who decide to change their lifestyle.
American scientists have ranked the ten biggest threats to today’s men health by the degree of risk they pose to the health and lives of the male sex.
- Get your strategy to fight for every heartbeat
Heart disease is the biggest threat to men’s health. Only deaths because of this kind of diseases are estimated at millions worldwide. According to experts from the American Association of Cardiovascular Diseases, men are still vulnerable and could suffer an earlier age than women.
Prevention can save lives:
- quit smoking for better health (if you still smoke);
- exercise and physical activity of any kind – For better health;
- rational diet – less saturated and trans fats, and foods rich in cholesterol;
- maintain optimal body weight; Normal Weight – Better Health
- regular consultation with a doctor;
- take preventive supplements.
- It’s time for cancer to be afraid of us.
Millions a year are victims of cancer among the male population of the planet. The most numerous are the cases of lung cancer and 90 percent of deaths in this disease are due to smoking. Secondly, comes the cancer of the prostate gland. Experts believe that about a third of the vague cases of cancer in men are due to irrational eating.
This risk can be reduced if you:
- Do not smoke or chew tobacco;
- Have regularly physical load;
- Eat rationally;
- Minimise alcohol consumption.
- Preventing a Stroke
Strokes are not only third in the ranking of disease killer of men but also one of the most common reasons for their turn into disabled. High blood pressure, smoking, sedentary lifestyle and immoderate amounts of cholesterol and fats in the diet are among the risk factors for this hard disease. But they can be kept under control. Because the other stroke circumstances such as family history, age, gender and race course can not be changed.
Here’s what can be done against stroke:
- Stop using any tobacco products;
- Regularly check your blood pressure;
- Reduce the amount of cholesterol and saturated fat in the diet;
- Maintain optimal body weight;
- Reducing stress in your life and learn to unload it;
- Minimise alcohol consumption;
- Ask your doctor if your condition does not require already taking a daily preventive dose of
- Injuries (accidents)
Incidents (mainly motor vehicles) every year killed hundreds of thousands of men. Statistics show that the number is about two times larger than that of victims female. This risk factor for men’s health and life may be reduced as follows:
- Always use seat belts when in a motor vehicle;
- Limit speed, despite the lack of obvious reasons for this;
- Do not drive when you are sleeping when you took drugs or after drinking alcohol;
Second among threatening the lives of men are poisoning incidents. Against this danger can be taken the following measures:
- Monitor the quality of the air in your home and workplace;
- Each year invite experts to verify the heating and other using liquid or gaseous fuel systems in your home;
- Read labels carefully and strictly follow the safety instructions for use and storage;
- Thoroughly ventilate the rooms in which you are working with chemicals (as well as the garage if you left the car with started the engine for a while).
- What Is COPD? – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
In this category fall various chronic disease states of the respiratory system, especially emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. The main reason for these diseases is smoking and they often lead to or are associated with lung cancer – the deadliest cancer for men kind.
Only the United States in 2015 from chronic lung disease have died around 80,000 men. Statistics show that smoking increases the risk ten times compared to non-smokers or refusal of smoking.
Just quit smoking!
- The invisible enemy – Diabetes
Diabetes is a name for a group of diseases in which the body fails to serve properly with blood sugar. Around the world, there are millions of people with different types of diabetes, but probably a third of them understand that they are ill only when the complications occur: vision loss, kidney disease, and severe nerve damage.
People suffering from diabetes are also two to four times higher risk of heart disease and strokes. The most common form of diabetes disease is called type 2 diabetes (also called non-insulin dependent).
What to Eat to Beat Diabetes:
- Leafy green vegetables
- Apple vinegar
- Himalayan salt
- Coconut water
- When the flu leads to Pneumonia
These diseases are life-threatening indeed when to develop in parallel with other disease states such as chronic lung, asthma, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and diseases of the immune system.
The risk of becoming ill from pneumonia or flu may become less if you take the following precautions:
- Keep your immune system
- Frequently wash hands, often ventilate the rooms and avoid places crowded with
- Beware of common colds during the cold months of the year.
- Kidney Disease
Every year millions of people worldwide suffer from chronic kidney damage, and аccording to medical statistics, millions of people around the world need dialysis and a kidney transplant.
To not get there and keep your renal function good, you must do the following:
- drink enough water and other fluids;
- maintain optimal body weight;
- do your regular checkups of blood pressure and blood sugar (for possible early detection of hypertension or diabetes);
- minimize painkillers;
- take your prescribed medications only as determined by the physician schedule and dosage.
- Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis each year take the lives of hundreds of thousands of men worldwide. According to the American Association for Liver Research alcoholism and hepatitis C are among the main reasons for the development of cirrhosis and sent only to the United States more than 300,000 men a year in the hospital.
Cirrhosis is a permanent damage to the tissues of the liver as a result of past infection borne toxins (including alcohol), or any disease. This disease is severe, untreated and is an irreversible process.
Liver diseases often occur at the start without typical symptoms and can be caused by expelled “on foot” hepatitis from hereditary diseases or systemic abuse of alcohol. Alcoholism leads to a state of “fatty liver” – increasing the size of the body due to accumulated fat in it and water particles.
The consequences of this condition often have liver disease, cirrhosis or failure of the liver to perform specific functions in the body. In such extreme cases, it remains the only possibility of the patient to transplant a new liver.
Fight the risk of Cirrhosis with the following advice:
- Do not abuse with alcoholic beverages;
- Be careful and take precautions when using hazardous chemicals;
- Always have sex with a condom (hepatitis C is a sexually transmitted disease);
- Get immunized against hepatitis B and hepatitis A, if you are at risk for this disease;
- If you get sick of viral hepatitis, strictly follow the advice and prescribed a treatment you to your final recovery.