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19 Things Men Ignore When They Age

Mom.me Logo By Madeline Holler of Mom.me | Slide 1 of 19: Men die five years sooner than women on average, and physiological differences can't explain why. Some speculate it's because men, for various reasons often including certain ideas of masculinity, are less likely to go to a doctor and ignore important changes in their health, instead chalking it up to age. Shortness of breath is one example and can be a sign of lung or health conditions.

Shortness of Breath

Men die five years sooner than women on average, and physiological differences can't explain why. Some speculate it's because men, for various reasons often including certain ideas of masculinity, are less likely to go to a doctor and ignore important changes in their health, instead chalking it up to age. Shortness of breath is one example and can be a sign of lung or health conditions.

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