American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health

American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health

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qMen are often reluctant to discuss issues that are important to their general health and well-being. This one-of-a-kind guide provides helpful information, in an easy-to-read format, on major health concerns including diet and nutrition, exercise, sexuality, and emotional health. This guide should help men make better decisions about their health.q--Jeffrey P. Koplan, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) * Guidelines for staying healthy at any age * Overviews of the body's systems and organs--heart and lungs, reproductive system, brain and nervous system, urinary system, bones and joints, and the immune system * Explanations of the major diseases and their treatments, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, drug abuse, and depression * Sensitive discussions of sexuality and reproduction, including sexual dysfunction, prostate health, stds, birth control, and age-related changes to sex and sexuality * Diet and exercise guidelines * Dozens of tables, boxes, and charts on key topics * Quick-reference format for finding the answers you needhigh school education are contributing factors, although domestic violence appears in every social and economic group. ... People who have been physically or sexually abused at home often experience long-lasting depression ( see page 345), panic ... Many people are afraid to leave their abuser because they fear what the abuser will do if they try to leave or think they may lose ... It is estimated that an act of domestic violence occurs every 15 seconds somewhere in the United States.

Title:American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health
Author:American Medical Association
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2001-12-05


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