Common Health Problems in Men
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Men often go undiagnosed and do not receive proper treatment. Depending on how severe a health problem is, they can be a victim of certain diseases. In this article, I would like to share with you 5 common health problems in men of all ages.

Heart Disease

Heart disease

Heart disease encompasses a wide range of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease and heart attack. In the years 2013 to 2016, 47% of men had hypertension, which is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. 

Symptoms of Heart Diseases

  • Chest pain or discomfort, upper back or neck pain, indigestion, heartburn, nausea or vomiting, extreme fatigue, upper body discomfort, dizziness, and shortness of breath are all symptoms of a heart attack. 
  •  Arrhythmia: Feelings of fluttering in the chest (palpitations). 
  • Shortness of breath, fatigue, or swelling of the feet, ankles, legs, abdomen, or neck veins are all symptoms of heart failure.

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Skin, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancers are the most common cancers diagnosed in men. To keep these cancers at bay, providers recommend a healthy lifestyle combined with regular screenings. Wearing sunscreen, limiting processed or red meat, quitting smoking, and speaking with your provider about testing can all help reduce your cancer risk. 


Symptoms of Cancer

  • Unusual lump
  • Testicular alterations
  • Changes in your toilet habits
  • Skin modifications
  • indigestion or difficulty swallowing
  • Coughing or hoarseness that persists
  • alterations in your mouth
  • Unknown cause of weight loss
  • Constant exhaustion
  • Persistent discomfort



Men are more likely than women to develop type 2 diabetes at a lower weight. This is due in part to male bodies having more belly fat, which increases the risk of this chronic disease. Controlling your weight and increasing your physical activity can help reduce your risk. It’s also beneficial to understand your risk for prediabetes so that you can take action as soon as possible. 

Diabetes symptoms include:

  • Thirst has increased.
  • Weakness and exhaustion.
  • Vision is hazy.
  • Numbness or tingling sensations in the hands or feet.
  • Sores or cuts that heal slowly.
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Urination is frequent.
  • Infections that are frequently unexplained.
  • The mouth is parched.
  • Reduced sexual drive
  • erectile dysfunction
  • and muscle strength.


Men may go undiagnosed with depression because the symptoms do not always match what they might expect. Men’s depression can manifest as rage or irritability rather than sadness. They are also more likely to hide these emotions. If you suspect you are depressed, the first step is to consult with your provider.

Symptoms of Depression

  • Physical pain
  • Anger
  • Reckless behavior


High cholesterol puts you at risk of heart disease and stroke. A blood test is used to determine the level of cholesterol. People who have a history of heart disease or other conditions may need to have their cholesterol levels checked more frequently. 

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