Men's Health Experts Ashland KY

Local resource for men's health experts in Ashland, KY. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to treatment for heart disease, male pattern baldness, benign enlargement of prostate, erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer, and lung cancer, as well as advice and content on men's skin care.

Body- Mind- Spirit Podiatric Center
(888) 825-0979
500 14th St.
Ashland, KY

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Raymond Victor Mecca, MD
(606) 329-2243
1912 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Bassem G Hanna
(606) 327-5044
2201 Lexington Avenue
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Family Practice

Data Provided By:
Robert Jerome Thomas
(606) 836-3196
1101 Saint Christopher Dr
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Family Practice

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Jon H Walz
(606) 327-0077
1000 Ashland Dr
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Family Practice

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Theodore P Haddox Jr., MD
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Business
University Obstetrics & Gynecology
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Larry S Fields
(606) 836-3196
1101 Saint Christopher Dr
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Family Practice

Data Provided By:
Donna Rae Adams
(606) 327-4000
2201 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Family Practice

Data Provided By:
John Wm Harrison, MD
(606) 324-9503
Ashland, KY
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1961

Data Provided By:
John A Bond
(606) 329-0977
1200 Central Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine

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10 Leading Causes of Death for Men, and What Actions Can Be Taken to Improve the Odds

Written by Jeff Behar   

 

 

10 Leading Causes of Death for Men

 

   1. Diseases of the heart

   2. Malignant neoplasms (cancers)

   3. Cerebrovasular diseases (stroke)

   4. Accidents (unintentional injuries)

   5. Chronic lower respiratory diseases

   6. Diabetes mellitus

   7. Influenza and Pneumonia

   8. Intentional self harm (suicide)

   9. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis

  10. Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney diseases)

 

 

What Men Can Do About their Health

 

Your general health is subject to risk factors such as age, genetics (family history) and personal lifestyle habits (e.g., diet, drinking, smoking, etc.). While specific risk factors such as and genetics are beyond your control, you still can take steps to change your personal habits to take charge of your health. The following are some specific steps that you can take to lower your risk to disease or injury, extend your life and improve the quality of your life:

 

Stick to a healthy diet. When choosing foods to eat, consider their impact on your health. Consider your family history and predisposition to diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease. Consider how the foods you choose may also affect your weight, and your blood pressure. Generally speaking your diet should include healthy servings of vegetables, healthy oils (such as Omega-3’s), low in saturated fat, high in fiber, low in salt and simple sugars, with a consideration for fruits that also contain anti-oxidants that help combat free radicals and reduce your risk to specific cancers.

 

Supplement your diet. Do to process foods today, as well as specific methods of cooking and limitations in food choices and diets there are many people that do not get the micronutrients that they need that are important to maintain good health and prevent disease. A good supplement can help you meet your body’s needs for such micronutrients that you might be lacking in your diet.

 

Have regular checkups and screenings. Many of the major health risks that men face – like heart disease, colon cancer or prostate cancer - can be prevented and treated with early diagnosis. Screening tests that find diseases early can save lives because they can catch issues when they are easier to treat.

 

Have periodic full check ups that include stress test, body scans, blood panels, prostate exam, colonoscopy, dermatological exam (to catch early signs of cancerous growths).

 

Know what's normal. Men often will delay seeing a doctor because they assume their symptoms are a natural part of getting older or that there are no easy treatments aside from surgery. Some symptoms may be con...

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