In today’s world of quick-paced lives, 60-hour work weeks and bumper-to-bumper traffic, there is little time left to even think about being healthy, let alone investing much time into it. But if you’re a guy, being healthy is a need that goes beyond the hobbies, kids, spouse and work. If you are a man who feels you have too much on your plate to fit in healthy choices, then these tips are for you (I know you’re busy, so I’ll make them quick!).
Do you or someone you know suffer from both diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? If so, you may have even one more health threat to worry about – cardiovascular disease. Recent studies have discovered a link between diabetic males with impaired intimacy or impotence and cardiovascular problems. In fact, diabetic males who experience impotence issues are actually at twice the risk for cardiovascular disease. Let’s take a closer look at the details of this recent study . . .
Are you getting enough vitamin D? If you’re a guy, and you’re not getting enough of this essential vitamin you may be putting your health at risk, according to a recent study. It’s been discovered that men with relatively low levels of vitamin D in their systems may be two-and-a-half times more likely to have a heart attack than men who are getting enough D in their diets. Let’s take a closer look at this study . . .
Are you physically active? Perhaps you regularly go to the gym, or take long walks or runs with your dog. Maybe you even belong to a sports league in your area, such as tennis or softball. Unfortunately, a minor, annoying downside of your pursuit of fitness could be jock itch, a pink, scaly, itchy rash on the inner thighs and groin. So what causes jock itch? And is there any way to get rid of it – or avoid it? Let’s take a closer look at this often unpleasant condition . . .
Do you know who Lance Armstrong is? If you don’t know him from his track record as an athlete and seven-time Tour de France winner (the most well-known bike race in the world), then you might have heard his name connected to Grammy-winning singer, Sheryl Crow (they dated for a time, then broke up) or clothing designer Tory Burch (yup, they went splits too). Or, just maybe you’ve heard his story of testicular cancer, and the cancer support organization he ultimately formed – Livestrong – after nearly losing his life. Perhaps you have seen someone wearing the bright yellow bracelet that represents Livestrong. If that’s as close as your connection with Lance Armstrong gets, it’s OK. And here’s why. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia)