Men’s health

One of our main goals in life is to stay healthy physically and mentally, be productive to our family and society, and live as long as our genetic makeup and environment dictate. In order to achieve this goal, there are a number of things we should do, more or less, depending on our situations. First

To breathe or no to breathe

Obstructive sleep apnea affects 20-30% of male and 10-15% of female adults in this country. Described as irregular and abnormal respiratory patterns during sleep with periods of silence followed by loud snorts or snoring, it may also manifest as nocturnal chest pain, awakening the affected individual from sleep with the sensation of choking, gasping or smothering.

Alcoholism

Unhealthy alcohol use encompasses a spectrum of alcohol use that increases the risk of health consequences to Alcohol Use Disorder. Consequences of unhealthy alcohol use include medical (damage to liver, brain, and heart), psychological (depression/anxiety, suicidal ideation), and social and legal problems. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA) in the
As we all know, exercise can be beneficial when it is done regularly and the right way. Its benefits include weight loss by burning calories, lowering blood pressure, and controlling blood sugar. It can also lower stress, help with depression, keep bones strong, and decrease cardiovascular risk for stroke & heart attack. There are three
The name of the game is calories, which correlate with direction of your  weight,  i.e. net positive intake of calories will lead to weight gain, whereas  net calories expenditure will lead to weight loss. DIET (Calorie intake) -Most of people do not adhere to their diet plans that are in existence today and in the past just because they were too strict on
To be in good health and be in shape, one needs to stay active physically and mentally in addition to daily, proper nutritional intakes. Depending on your age bracket, it is good to know the following: your cholesterol and blood sugar levels, blood pressure readings and weight, immunization status, and family history of illnesses or

Life can cause fatigue

Fatigue is a common complaint about 6 to 7.5 percent of the US population with an estimated annual cost of more than $136 billion to employers in lost production time. There are three components of clinical fatigue: a perception of generalized weakness affecting the ability to initiate activity easy fatigability reducing capacity to maintain activity and
Screening, in health care, is a  process of testing for an unrecognized disease or illness in asymptomatic individuals with the goal of early intervention and management and thus reducing mortality and suffering. a negative aspect associated with any screening test is that it may lead to unnecessary tests and interventions, which may harm an individual, defeating

Don’t worry be happy

Depression is a major public health problem and a leading predictor of functional disability and mortality, affecting work and family life. Unfortunately, most adults with depression never see a mental health professional, and substantial numbers of depressed patients remain undiagnosed or undertreated. Diagnosis of major depression requires a minimum of five symptoms, including a depressed mood with
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