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Top 10 List of Men’s Health Threats
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Cayenne Wellness Center
208 South Louise Street
Glendale, CA 91205
818.377.5120
carolyn@cayennewellness.org
URL: www.cayennewellness.org
Open Sunday - Friday by appointment only


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Men's Health &
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PREVENTION


Do you know the greatest threats to menís health? The list is surprisingly short - and prevention pays off. Consider this top 10 list of menís health threats and then take steps to reduce your risks.

NUMBER 1 - HEART DISEASE. Heart disease is a leading men's health threat. Take charge of heart health by making healthier lifestyle choices.

NUMBER 2 - CANCER. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men ó mostly due to cigarette smoking.

NUMBER 3 - INJURIES. The leading cause of fatal accidents among men is motor vehicle crashes.

NUMBER 4 - STROKE. You can't control some stroke risk factors, such as family
history, age and race. But you can control other contributing factors.

NUMBER 5 - CHRONIC
OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD).
To prevent COPD, Don't smoke and avoid exposure to secondhand smoke; minimize exposure to chemicals and air pollution.

NUMBER 6 - TYPE 2 DIABETES. Type 2 diabetes — the most common type of diabetes — affects the way your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Possible complications of type 2 diabetes include heart disease, blindness, nerve damage and kidney damage.

NUMBER 7 - FLU. Influenza is a common viral infection. Increase your immune system.

NUMBER 8 - SUICIDE. An important risk factor for suicide among men is depression.

NUMBER 9 - KIDNEY DISEASE. Kidney failure is often a complication of diabetes or high blood pressure.
NUMBER 10 - ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Do everything you can do to lead a healthy lifestyle. We can assist you in increasing your odds of living a long, healthy life. Call us at 818 377 5120 and ask us how.
  • Don’t smoke or use other tobacco products. Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke.
  • Eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables and fruit, whole grain and fiber.
  • Include physical activity in your daily routine.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Avoid caffeine, nicotine, alcohol and sugar.
  • Manage stress and anger control.
  • Consult your doctor for cancer screenings.
  • Wear your seat belts.
  • Follow the speed limit.
  • Don’t drive under the influence and end markdon’t drive while sleepy.
  • Stay socially active.

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