Men's Health Experts Layton UT

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Bowden Chiropractic
(801) 547-9974
116 N Adamswood Rd
Layton, UT

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HealthSource of South Ogden
(801) 621-1667
5974 Fashion Point Dr # 110
Ogden, UT

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Joseph E Graham MD
(801) 476-6900
5405 S 500 E
Ogden, UT
Specialties
Cardiology

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Greg Gulso DPM
(801) 294-8266
415 Medical Dr
Bountiful, UT

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Dr. Stephen Taylor
(801) 782-3060
1069 S Stewart Dr
Ogden, UT

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Bennett Chiropractic
(801) 451-7177
195 E Gentile St
Farmington, UT

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Health For Life Chiropractic
(801) 475-6800
6033 South Fashion Point
Ogden, UT

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Tolman Chiropractic
(801) 337-1767
4645 South Midland Dr
West Roy, UT

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Natural Health & Spine
(801) 452-7275
1069 S Stewart Dr, Suite 1
Ogden, UT

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Camelot Pet Resort
(801) 292-8228
483 West 325 South
Bountiful, UT

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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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