Men Dying Earlier Than Women: Understanding the Causes and Risk Factors
Men tend to die earlier than women, with leading causes of death including heart disease, cancer, and unintentional injuries. A new study suggests that men may have seen a small decrease in life expectancy compared to women, with global leading causes including ischemic heart disease, stroke, and lower respiratory infections. Factors contributing to this disparity include risky behaviors, delayed medical help, increased vulnerability to COVID-19, mental illness, and societal expectations. It is important for men to be aware of these risk factors and take steps to improve their overall health, as well as for society to address underlying societal expectations and stereotypes that contribute to men’s premature mortality.”
What is Colorectal Cancer? Information A to Z
Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that starts either in the colon or the rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer is commonly coined as colorectal cancer because they have many characteristics in common. Cells in any part of the body can become cancer and can spread to other areas of the body. When cells in the body start to grow out of control, cancer starts.
The 7 Health Benefits of Pumpkin You Don’t Know
Pumpkins are pretty prevalent in North American culture, especially this time of year. Linus waited on the appearance of the Great Pumpkin. Everything becomes some version of itself, but pumpkin-spiced! And what’s Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? But besides being a marketing tool and a great dessert, there’s more to pumpkins than meets the eye! Let’s talk about seven health benefits of pumpkin, most of which you probably aren’t even aware of!
Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil
We all know about THC, the psychoactive part of marijuana. It’s the chemical that makes people feel high. CBD is a separate chemical that is NOT psychoactive. So, you do not have to worry about feeling high or dizzy or incapable of doing everyday tasks. CBD will not interfere with any of that. People will not sense that you are on it.
Do I Have Cancer?
According to the National Cancer Institute, 38.1% of people in the United States will have some form of cancer during their lifetimes. That’s over a third of the country! And yet, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of talk about it. This seems strange because do you know the best way to survive cancer? Early detection!
Am I Getting Enough Vitamin D?
Vitamin D is called the “sunshine” vitamin because unlike other vitamins, a majority of Vitamin D our bodies produce comes from being exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. That’s right. Just going outside and spending time in the sun can help you get enough Vitamin D and yet…
Is It Hemorrhoids Or Colon Cancer & How To Tell The Difference?
The symptoms to both are similar, but the diseases are wildly different, as well as the seriousness and treatment. Regardless of which you might have, see a doctor. But to help in the interim time before you get an appointment and to perhaps ease your mind, we’ll explain the differences you should be feeling and seeing from your body. But first:
Should You Have A Double Mastectomy?
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How To Read Your Wellness Blood Test Results
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- Breast Cancer
- heart health
- Liver Disease
10 Preconditions At Risk For No Coverage
We don’t necessarily know what’s in the new health care bill yet, but the following is a list of diseases that are reported to be cons..