The American Medical Association's American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health PDF

By The American Medical Association

ISBN-10: 0471414115

ISBN-13: 9780471414117

"Men are usually reluctant to debate matters which are very important to their normal health and wellbeing and overall healthiness. This unique consultant offers precious info, in an easy-to-read layout, on significant healthiness issues together with nutrition and food, workout, sexuality, and emotional wellbeing and fitness. This advisor might actually help males make higher judgements approximately their health."—Jeffrey P. Koplan, M.D., M.P.H., Director, facilities for ailment regulate and Prevention (CDC)

  • Guidelines for staying fit at any age
  • Overviews of the body’s platforms and organs—heart and lungs, reproductive process, mind and frightened process, urinary method, bones and joints, and the immune procedure
  • Explanations of the main ailments and their remedies, together with middle sickness, diabetes, hypertension, melanoma, drug abuse, and melancholy
  • Sensitive discussions of sexuality and copy, together with sexual disorder, prostate overall healthiness, stds, contraception, and age-related alterations to intercourse and sexuality
  • Diet and workout directions
  • Dozens of tables, containers, and charts on key subject matters
  • Quick-reference layout for locating the solutions you need

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Sodium, as found in table salt, may raise blood pressure in certain people, but the individual response to a low-salt diet varies. You should check with your doctor to see if you have this type of salt sensitivity. Reducing your intake of fatty foods is important in preventing heart disease, but eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables also is heart-healthy. Vegetables and fruits are rich in antioxidant vitamins (see page 9) and other nutrients that help protect your body from disease. One antioxidant in particular, vitamin E, has been singled out for its benefits to the heart.

You can easily incorporate such protective measures into your daily routine to make your life more safety-conscious. This section of the book looks at the causes of accidental injury and suggests practical safety measures you can take to prevent injury to yourself and others in your home and community. Safe-Driving Tips The motor-vehicle death rate has been declining in recent years, but motor vehicle collisions still cause more than 40,000 deaths in the United States each year and account for $200 billion in annual economic losses.

Bedroom Keep clutter to a minimum. Don’t throw soiled laundry on the floor; put it in a laundry basket. Remove loose throw rugs and make sure electrical and telephone cords are kept close to the wall. Don’t buy an excessively high bed. Keep a night-light on during the night, or locate your bed close to a lamp or a light switch. Living and Family Rooms Arrange your furniture so it provides an open pathway between rooms. Keep low tables and other small pieces of furniture out of the pathway. Ensure that electrical and telephone cords stay against the wall.

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