TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction 1
  • Useful Terms to Know 3
  • Chapter One: Understanding the Top Men’s Health Issues 7
  • 1.) Men’s Health Statistics 8
  • 2.) What are the Most Common Men’s Health Issues? 12
  • 3.) Recommended Health Screenings by Age 16
  • Chapter Two: Men’s Heart Health 19
  • 1.) Overview of the Cardiovascular System 20
  • 2.) The Top Men’s Cardiac Health Issues 21
  • a.) Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) 22
  • b.) Angina Pectoris 23
  • c.) Congenital Cardiovascular Defects 23
  • d.) Stroke 25
  • e.) High Blood Pressure (HBP) 26
  • f.) Heart Failure (HF) 26
  • g.) High Blood Cholesterol 27
  • 3.) Tips for Improving Cardiovascular Health 28
  • Chapter Three: Men’s Digestive Health 31
  • 1.) Overview of the Digestive System 32
  • 2.) The Top Men’s Digestive Health Issues 33
  • a.) Acid Reflux 34
  • b.) Ulcers 35
  • c.) Constipation 35
  • d.) Gallstones 36
  • e.) Celiac Disease 36
  • f.) Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) 37
  • g.) Crohn’s Disease 37
  • h.) Ulcerative Colitis 38
  • i.) Irritable Bowel Syndrome 39
  • j.) Diverticulitis 39
  • 3.) Tips for Improving/Maintaining Digestive Health 40
  • Chapter Four: Men’s Respiratory Health 43
  • 1.) Overview of the Respiratory System 44
  • 2.) The Top Respiratory Health Issues 45
  • a.) Asthma 46
  • b.) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 47
  • c.) Chronic Bronchitis 48
  • d.) Emphysema 49
  • e.) Pneumonia 49
  • f.) Lung Cancer 50
  • 3.) Tips to Improve and Maintain Respiratory Health 51
  • Chapter Five: Men’s Mental Health 53
  • 1.) Overview of the Brain and Nervous System 54
  • 2.) The Top Men’s Mental Health Issues 57
  • a.) Depression 58
  • b.) Bipolar Disorder 59
  • c.) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 60
  • d.) Social Anxiety Disorders 61
  • e.) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 62
  • 3. Tips to Improve Your Mental and Emotional Health 62
  • Chapter Six: Men’s Reproductive Health 67
  • 1.) Overview of the Reproductive System 68
  • 2.) The Top Men’s Sexual Health Issues 69
  • a.) Priapism 70
  • b.) Peyronie’s Disease 71
  • c.) Testicular Cancer 72
  • d.) Epididymitis 73
  • e.) Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 74
  • f.) Testicular Torsion 75
  • 3.) Tips for Improving and Maintaining Sexual Health 75
  • Chapter Seven: Other Health Issues 79
  • 1.) Dental Health Tips for Men 80
  • 2.) Eye Health Issues for Men 83
  • 3.) Sleep Issues in Men 85
  • 4.) Healthy Weight Loss for Men 88
  • Chapter Eight: Nutrition and Exercise 91
  • 1.) General Nutrition Advice for Men 92
  • 2.) Exercise Guidelines for Men 94
  • Chapter Nine: Frequently Asked Questions 99
  • Conclusion 107
  • Index 109
  • References 121

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