Should we talk about men’s health? Is it important? The answer is yes, of course. We have to talk about men’s health problems because there are unique disease or conditions for them. As well as the gynaecology (The part of medicine which copes with the functions and disorders unique to women), men also have their own specific conditions and some diseases make men more vulnerable or serious than women.
Do you know? The mortality rate in men is higher than women. There are health disparities between men and women in medically. Even the same disease may differently affect both of them. Some times it may be worse in male than the female. According to some evidence, the death of men takes place on average about five years earlier than women. The causes for those deaths are cardiovascular disease (heart problems), cancers and unexpected accidents. And other some of the evidence has explained, men are reluctant to take medicine, treatments or tests when they become sick. In the most time, early detection or prevention of the diseases is late in the male because avoiding medical care. The activity of testosterone (the male hormone) contributes the high physical activity and this may cause an increase in the mortality rate and the homicidal accidents also. So this shows that it is important to be more concerned about men’s health.
Generally, men do not follow healthy lifestyles and they are more likely to bad habits like smoking and taking alcohol. They do not take treatments until the disease becomes worse. And also they avoid follow-up care after cure. Though most working people take health insurance and free medical care, men are less prone to have taken those facilities also. It is important to get some idea regarding risk factors, healthy habits, health facilities, men’s diseases, nutrition or all things related to their wellness at least basically.
Why should men consider their health?
Normally, men’s attitudes are rough. They don’t care about the pain. Even the way they care about themselves is different than women. They refuse to meet a doctor when they are ill. It leads to worsen the disease and can spread rapidly. Some times it may quicken the death. Despite the difference, men at least do not pay attention to their bodies. Therefore, early detection of the disease does not take place. Most men in most time don’t like to change their habits or lifestyle. It mainly affects badly for men’s health. Some researches show some cancers or non-communicable diseases can be prevented by changing their habits. Because of all these things, they need special attention.
It’s the time to change your attitudes
The causes of the death of men are common all over the world. Cancers, cardiovascular problems, accidental injuries, lungs diseases and non-communicable diseases are the usual causes. Most of these things can change with good health habits. So forward to take a healthy diet, start regular exercises, decrease taking alcohol and avoid smoking. Those habits help to decrease the developing above diseases and improve men’s health. Routine checkups and screenings are essential to identify hidden health problems. So be careful and pay your attention to yourself.
What can be done to improve men’s health
Rather than just treating illness, health professionals and all individuals must consider how a person’s life pattern influence the current and future state of their health. So people should change their living conditions to keep their own health. Healthy eating, physical activities and avoiding alcohol or tobacco products are a few additional tips for improving your health. Lack of exercises is the main risk factor for degenerate men’s health. Here are some matters to improve men’s health;
You can protect yourself
Protecting yourself means to prevent injuries or diseases that important for your overall health and well being. You can use preventive equipment (helmets, safety glasses, seatbelts, sunscreen, and insect repellent) and follow correct manners when you doing your profession or personal work. Frequent and proper hand-washing and daily bathing are important to care for yourself and protect from communicable diseases (infectious or transmissible diseases that result from the infection, it spread by the microorganisms which have the capability to cause disease). Especially nowadays, just handwashing and keeping personal hygiene are important to save your life. By following these good manners you can protect from the coronavirus infection too.
Manage your stress
You can make time every day to do something for your joy, and get rest definitely at any time in a day. If you are a person who has no night duties, you can take your rest/sleep at night and doctors recommend it should be 7 to 9 hours. But if you have night duties, you can rest at day time. However, take better sleep every day. Maintaining positive mental attitudes is an important thing to manage stress. If you see things in your life in a positive way, you can live without stress. Meditation is the best way to reduce stress and improve the spiritual. But you can do any activity like watching films, reading books, listening to music or whatever match for you. These relaxation activities may differ for each individual.
Protect your body
When it comes to men’s health, not only mental wellness but also physical health is important. Especially, you should pay your attention toward your prostate gland because it is the riskiest gland for cancers amid men. This gland also increases in size with age. Some times you may experience differences in your urinary habits or urinary problems as you get older. It is a common condition among most men. You need to pay attention because those changes may be a sign of prostate cancer. Due to there is no preventive strategy to prevent prostate cancers, the best thing you can do to decrease your risk of prostate enlargement or prostate cancer is making healthy lifestyle. A low-fat healthy diet helps to prevent hyperlipidemia and it helps to prevent heart problems. It is important to get alert about your heart owing to men are more prone to heart disease more than women. Regular exercises, taking a nutritious/ balanced diet, reduce the stress protect your heart. As a habit a large percentage of men smoke. It leads to lung diseases. As well as other organs, you have to protect your lungs too. Avoiding smoking protects your lungs. Preventing alcohol protects your liver. The main cause of cirrhosis (Cirrhosis is a late stage of scarring/ fibrosis of the liver ) is chronic alcoholism.
Love yourself. Take care of yourself first. Build up a healthy life as everything else depends on your health. Here is some simple and basic information about men’s health. Visit our helabeauty.info website for more details.