Goal of Men’s Health Month
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. The response has been overwhelming with thousands of awareness activities in the USA.
At Lifetime Chiropractic we will be heightening awareness for such things as managing chronic medical diseases like diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart disease and high cholesterol. These common problems are causing men to die prematurely in the prime of their life.
What about low testosterone?
Testosterone is the main male hormone, and is responsible for a number of things, including reproductive development as a male. It’s made in the testes, and impacts a number of functions. The most common symptoms of low testosterone are a decreased sex drive, erectile difficulty, tiredness, mood changes and occasional memory problems. If you have low testosterone, you’re at increased risk of developing diabetes, hypertension or a number of other chronic conditions.
After age 40, what happens to a man’s prostate?
Once we get over the age of 40, our prostates grow — it’s known as “benign prostate enlargement.” The common symptoms include slow urinary stream or a sudden urge to go to the bathroom. An enlarged prostate has been linked to a number of metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
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