Men`s Health

Men’s health comprises of active sex life which includes body building, vigor, fertility and male potency. There are also other health conditions that only affect men, such as prostate cancer and low testosterone. Many of the major health risks that men bear like erectile dysfunction, colon cancer or heart disease which are common and the percentage of patients are higher among them.

Reasons, Occurrence, Risk Factors

There are several issues which are faced by men more than women because they follow an unbalanced and undisciplined life more than them.
Men’s diseases can form from lot of several risk factors:

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Lack of Exercise
  • Saturated fats from animal products such as all meats, dairy, eggs
  • Hydrogenated foods from
  • Obesity or overweight
  • Use of wrong medications
  • Illegal drugs
  • Stress and anger
  • Loss of Confidence
  • Unbalanced diet
  • Reduced testosterone level, which can be treated with hormone therapy
  • A side-effect from some medications, including meds for depression, heart disease, high blood pressure and epilepsy
  • An injury to the groin, or nerve damage
  • Illnesses including kidney or heart disease, or diabetes
  • Overuse or abuse of drugs including alcohol, tobacco and recreational drugs

Symptoms

Physical causes of more common in older men, while psychological problems are more common in younger men. Progressively increase the age of a man, then the impotence becoming more frequent, although impotence is not part of the aging process but it is a result of diseases that are often found in elderly.

  • Weakness
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Inability to achieve an erection
  • Inability to maintain an erection
  • Avoiding social life

Signs and Tests

For any problem blood may be checked for glucose, cholesterol, thyroid function, triglycerides, and prostate-specific antigen for any problems.
In doubtful cases it is thereby strongly suggested to undergo a test or evaluation such as:

Blood Tests

  • Order blood tests to check testosterone, luteinizing hormone (LH), prolactin, and thyroid hormone levels.
  • Blood tests, such as a complete blood count (CBC), blood glucose, cholesterol, and triglyceride.

Other Tests

  • Nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) test
  • Intracavernosal injection test
  • Doppler ultrasound test
  • If there are other problems which is related to other organs then the related tests is applicable

Prevention

The prevention of any men’s disease includes lifestyle change, and following of healthy diet, body cleansing, exercises and different traditional and natural therapies.

  • stopping smoking
  • doing regular physical activity
  • eating a healthy, balanced diet including five portions of fruit and vegetables a day
  • maintaining a healthy weight
  • Not drinking more than the recommended amount of alcohol
  • getting your blood pressure and cholesterol level checked and treated if necessary
  • keeping your blood sugar levels as stable as possible if you have diabetes

Treatment

It is projected that up to ninety percent of the cause of erectile problems or any other sexual problem have a psychological cause. This can range from relationships difficulties, performance anxiety or deeper more complex causes. An experienced counselor or psychotherapist can help them out. They look at and work through these difficulties with you offering possible solutions.

  • Hormone Treatments for Impotence
  • Penile Prosthesis Treatments for Impotence
  • Injection Treatments for Impotence
  • Medicines

Medications which are used to treat male impotency or other sexual difficulties are Cialis, Uprima, Viagra, Levitra and many others.