Health Reference: Men's Health Concerns Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780814819
  • ISBN-13: 9780780814813
  • DDC: 613.0423
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This new fifth edition provides updated information about the diseases and injuries that are the leading causes of death in men and explains how men can help protect themselves and preserve their health with self-examinations, vaccinations, screening tests, and lifestyle choices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Men's Health Basics.
1: Gender-Specific Health Differences.
2: Self-Examinations Recommended for Men.
3: Recommended Screening Tests for Men.
4: Vaccinations for Men.
5: Managing Common Disease Risk Factors.
6: Aim for a Healthy Weight.
7: Nutrition Tips for Men.
8: Physical Activity: Key to a Healthy Life.
Leading Causes of Death in Men.
9: Mortality in the United States.
10: Alzheimer Disease.
11: Chronic Liver Disease.
12: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
13: Colorectal Cancer.
14: Diabetes.
15: Heart Disease.
16: HIV and AIDS.
17: Homicide.
18: Influenza and Pneumonia.
19: Chronic Kidney Disease.
20: Liver Cancer.
21: Lung Cancer.
22: Motor Vehicle Accidents.
23: Other Accidents and Injuries.
24: Penile Cancer.
25: Prostate Cancer.
26: Testicular Cancer.
27: Stroke.
28: Suicide.
Sexual and Reproductive Concerns.
29: Kidney and Urological Disorders.
30: Penile Concerns.
31: Disorders of the Scrotum and Testicles.
32: Noncancerous Prostate Disorders.
33: Sexual Dysfunction.
34: Male Infertility.
35: Vasectomy and Vasectomy Reversal.
36: Nonsurgical Contraception.
37: Safer Sex Guidelines.
38: Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Other Medical Issues of Concern to Men.
39: Male-Linked Genetic Disorders.
40: Breast Concerns in Men.
41: Osteoporosis in Men.
42: Sleep Apnea in Men.
43: Male Pattern Baldness.
44: Mental Health Concerns in Men.
45: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use in Men.
46: Violence Against Men.
47: A Guy's Guide to Body Image.
48: Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
49: Male Menopause.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Men's Health Terms.
Directory of Resources that Provide Information About Men's Health.