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50 Health Tips Every Man Should Know

24/7 Tempo Logo By John Harrington and Hristina Byrnes of 24/7 Tempo | Slide 1 of 51: Whether they see it as a cultural stigma, a sign of weakness, or a reminder of their own mortality, men remain reluctant to seek information and help pertaining to their health -- many even refuse tests that could prevent a condition from becoming serious. That should not be the case, according to Dr. R. Robert Dhir, board-certified urological surgeon in Houston and Clear Lake, Texas, “A man should always know when to seek help,” said Dhir.  “Doctors have so many resources to diagnose and treat numerous conditions. Delaying this process can be detrimental to longevity. If you have a suspicion that something might be wrong, take action and be proactive with your health.” Be aware that men’s symptoms can be different than women’s. These are 20 health problems that afflict more men than women.

Whether they see it as a cultural stigma, a sign of weakness, or a reminder of their own mortality, men remain reluctant to seek information and help pertaining to their health -- many even refuse tests that could prevent a condition from becoming serious.

That should not be the case, according to Dr. R. Robert Dhir, board-certified urological surgeon in Houston and Clear Lake, Texas, “A man should always know when to seek help,” said Dhir.

Doctors have so many resources to diagnose and treat numerous conditions. Delaying this process can be detrimental to longevity. If you have a suspicion that something might be wrong, take action and be proactive with your health.” Be aware that men’s symptoms can be different than women’s. These are 20 health problems that afflict more men than women.

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