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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

3 Common Questions Men ask about Health

Men need to be more aware of their health needs if they want to enjoy a healthy life well into the senior years of their life! With advanced research on nutrition and technology and the media raising awareness of health issues and its impact on life, men, there’s really no excuse to ignore your health! What should you be most concerned about? Here’s a list of 6 common questions you should be asking because statistics show that these health concerns are the most common among men.

1.       How can I maintain cardiovascular health? Health problems related to the heart is more common in men than women. Studies show that healthy testosterone levels are associated with a healthy heart. It also lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes and obesity. What can you do to promote heart health? Here’s a list:

·         Stop smoking. Of course, that would be the first thing on the list. If you quit smoking you can reduce your risk of repeat heart attacks and death from cardiovascular disease by at least 50 percent.1
·         Engage in regular physical exercise. Even consistently going for a walk for 30 minutes a day can help promote heart health.
·         Maintain a balanced diet. Some people say that 45 percent of your caloric intake should come from protein-rich foods, 35 percent from carbohydrate foods and 20 percent from fats, mostly from foods that contain the good fats like omega-3 fatty acids.  You should also include 3 to 5 servings of fruit and vegetables in your diet.
·         Maintain a healthy weight through proper diet and exercise.
·         Drink moderately.

2.       How can I promote prostate health? Most men don’t know this, but the prostate gland is located just behind the bladder and is surrounded by the urethra. But wait, there’s another surprise. The prostate gland keeps growing throughout the life span of a man. Due to its sensitive location you can imagine how this growth may impact urinary flow and functions. By the time most men reach their 40s and 50s, the growth may be so large that they may have difficulty in passing urine. They may have to go often during the night because the bladder never feels as if it is completely emptied. How can you promote prostate health? Here are a few tips:

If you are obese, working towards weight loss should be your primary goal. Not only will it help promote prostate health, but it will lower your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, too.
Avoid saturated fats, red meat and eat more fruit and vegetables. Try taking supplements, like Ageless Male, that promote hormone balance. Choose a supplement that contains natural ingredients like fenugreek seed extract which has been clinically proven to show results.

3.       How can I make sure I enjoy an active sex life? As age catches up, you may notice a few problems in the bedroom. It may be lack of interest or lack of ability to perform as you once used to. Health conditions that affect your performance in bed are diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure as these narrow the blood vessels may constrict flow to the reproductive organs. Medication for high blood pressure and anti-depressants may also affect sexual performance. Other factors include tiredness, alcohol consumption, smoking and stress.

What can you do? Make changes to your lifestyle. Lose weight, stop smoking. Supplements may help here, too. Read a few Ageless Male reviews. Many men have found improved stamina, energy and a healthy sex life by taking natural testosterone boosters. They maintain testosterone levels to within a healthy range.

1.       Heart and Vascular Health Prevention, Cleveland Clinic.


  1. John i like your these tips that's really good "Lose weight, stop smoking, Supplements may help here" now every male wants to boost fertility in men and to satisfy his sex partner.

  2. totally! libido becomes an important issue as one age's. so need to eat well, rest well and exercise well to stay fit

  3. Thank you for sharing this informative blog with us! Some people are looking for more information about the zinc testosterone which helps to increase testosterone level.