A Look at Common Diseases in MenMen are more likely than women to have certain chronic diseases, such as prostate cancer or diabetes. And as men age, their risk of contracting a disease also increases. The good news is that most adult men will not develop one of these conditions at some point in their lives. Unlike in women, where nearly all chronic diseases strike sooner or later, the incidence rate of them in men is significantly lower. In fact, only about 10% of adult men will be diagnosed with one of the following standard ailments during their lifetime.
Diabetes in Men is a real Threat
Men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than men of any other demographic. The prevalence of the disease is more than double in men than in women. Why? Researchers haven’t been able to pinpoint a single reason for this gender gap, but…186
Heart Attack and Strokes are Common in Men
Men are more likely to experience a heart attack and stroke than women. Men are prone to these conditions for a few reasons, and how you live your life can greatly impact whether or not you develop them. Men have a higher risk of heart disease,…168
Prostate Issues in Middle-Aged Men
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men and the majority of them will be diagnosed after the age of 60. As men grow older, their prostate gland grows as well. It is a normal process in every man’s life, but certain factors can…155