Cover image for Men's health concerns sourcebook : basic consumer health information about wellness in men and gender-related differences in health, including facts about heart disease, cancer, traumatic injury, other leading causes of death in men, reproductive concerns, sexual dysfunction, disorders of the prostate, penis, and testes, sex-linked genetic disorders, and other medical and mental concerns of men ...
Title:
Men's health concerns sourcebook : basic consumer health information about wellness in men and gender-related differences in health, including facts about heart disease, cancer, traumatic injury, other leading causes of death in men, reproductive concerns, sexual dysfunction, disorders of the prostate, penis, and testes, sex-linked genetic disorders, and other medical and mental concerns of men ...
Author:
Judd, Sandra J.
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xvi, 663 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
From the Publisher: "Provides basic consumer health information about health conditions of concern to men, along with tips for maintaining physical and mental wellness. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources".
General Note:
Previous ed. edited by Robert Aquinas McNally.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- Part 1: Overview Of Men's Health And Wellness -- Chapter 1: Men and life expectancy -- 1-1: Evolutionary forces behind lower male life expectancy -- 1-2: Biological forces may aid women's longevity -- Chapter 2: Does gender make a difference in health risks? -- Chapter 3: Making decisions about health care -- 3-1: Choosing a doctor -- 3-2: Tips for using medicines safely -- 3-3: How to get a second opinion -- Chapter 4: Recommended screenings and vaccinations for men -- 4-1: Stay healthy at any age: men's checklist for health -- 4-2: Colorectal cancer screening -- 4-3: Prostate cancer screening -- 4-4: New research questions benefit of annual prostate cancer screening -- 4-5: Adult immunization questions and answers -- 4-6: Facts about the seasonal flu vaccine -- Chapter 5: Self-examinations can lead to early cancer detection -- 5-1: Skin cancer self-examination -- 5-2: Testicular self-examination -- Chapter 6: Nutrition and wellness -- 6-1: Dietary changes for a healthier you -- 6-2: Diet and disease -- Chapter 7: Managing you weight: avoiding overweight and obesity -- 8: Physical activity: key to a healthy lifestyle -- 9: How much sleep do we really need? -- 10: Avoiding risk factors for common health concerns -- 10-1: Alcohol and its effects -- 10-2: Health risks of smoking and how to quit -- 10-3: Controlling blood cholesterol -- 10-4: Preventing high blood pressure -- 10-5: Managing stress -- 11: Other behaviors that can affect your health -- 11-1: Aggressive driving -- 11-2: Drug abuse -- 11-3: Anabolic steroid use -- 11-4: Dangers of tanning and ultraviolet rays -- 11-5: Unsafe sex -- Part 2: Leading Causes Of Death In Men -- 12: Causes of death: a statistical overview -- 12-1: Leading cause of death for men of all ages -- 12-2: Statistical look at cancer in men -- 12-3: Homicide statistics --

Chapter 13: Heart disease -- 13-1: Men and heart disease -- 13-2: Coronary artery disease -- 13-3: Heart attack -- 13-4: Heart failure -- 13-5: Cardiac arrest -- Chapter 14: Prostate cancer -- Chapter 15: Lung cancer -- Chapter 16: Colorectal cancer -- Chapter 17: Liver cancer -- Chapter 18: Other cancers of special concern to men -- 18-1: Penile cancer -- 18-2: Testicular cancer -- 18-3: Breast cancer in men -- Chapter 19: Accidents and injuries -- 19-1: Safe steps to reduce falls -- 19-2: Preventing fire-related injuries -- 19-3: Preventing motor vehicle accidents -- 19-4: Occupational injuries -- 19-5: Water-related injuries and water safety -- Chapter 20: Stroke -- Chapter 21: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Chapter 22: Diabetes -- Chapter 23: Influenza and pneumonia -- 23-1: Influenza -- 23-2: Pneumonia -- Chapter 24: Suicide -- Chapter 25: Alzheimer disease -- Chapter 26: Kidney disease -- Chapter 27: Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis -- Part 3: Reproductive And Sexual Concerns -- Chapter 28: Male reproductive system -- Chapter 29: Circumcision -- Chapter 30: Preventing pregnancy -- 30-1: Birth control methods: how well do they work? -- 30-2: Condoms: basic facts -- 30-3: Vasectomy -- Chapter 31: Vasectomy reversal -- Chapter 32: Infertility -- Chapter 33: Sexually transmitted disease (STDs) -- 33-1: Basic information about STDs -- 33-2: Chancroid -- 33-3: Chlamydia -- 33-4: Genital herpes -- 33-5: Gonorrhea -- 33-6: Hepatitis B -- 33-7: HIV and AIDS -- 33-8: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) -- 33-9: Pubic lice (crabs) -- 33-10: Scabies -- 33-11: Syphilis -- 33-12: Trichomoniasis -- 34: Sexual dysfunction -- 34-1: Erectile dysfunction -- 34-2: Premature ejaculation -- 34-3: Retrograde ejaculation -- Chapter 35: Penile disorders -- 35-1: Peyronie disease -- 35-2: Balanitis, phimosis, priapism, and other penis problems -- 35-3: Penile trauma --

Chapter 36: Non-cancerous prostate disorders -- 36-1: Benign prostatic hyperplasia -- 36-2: Prostatitis -- Chapter 37: Disorders of the scrotum and testicles -- 37-1: Epididymitis and orchitis -- 37-2: Hydrocele and inguinal hernia -- 37-3: Spermatocele -- 37-4: Testicular failure -- 37-5: Testicular torsion -- 37-6: Undescended testicle -- 37-7: Varicocele -- Part 4: Other Common Health Concerns In Men -- Chapter 38: Violence and abuse -- 38-1: Violence is a concern for men -- 38-2: Men can be victims of sexual assault -- 38-3: Are you being abused? -- Chapter 39: Mental health concerns -- 39-1: Depression in men -- 39-2: Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- 39-3: Phobias -- 39-4: Postraumatic stress disorder -- 39-5: Schizophrenia -- Chapter 40: Male menopause -- Chapter 41: Male pattern baldness -- Chapter 42: Sex-linked genetic disorders -- 42-1: Color vision disorders -- 42-2: Fragile X syndrome -- 42-3: Hemophilia -- 42-4: Klinefelter syndrome -- 42-5: Muscular dystrophy -- Chapter 43: Sleep apnea -- Chapter 44: Urologic concerns -- 44-1: Kidney stones -- 44-2: Urethral stricture -- 44-3: Urinary incontinence -- Chapter 45: Women's concerns: men are at risk, too -- 45-1: Body image issues -- 45-2: Gynecomastia: a breast disorder in men -- 45-3: Osteoporosis in men -- Part 5: Additional Help And Information -- Chapter 46: Glossary of terms related to men's health -- Chapter 47: Directory of agencies that provide information about men's health -- Index.
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ISBN:
9780780810334
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