A Look at Common Diseases in Men

Men 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.