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Gender Role Expectation as a Source of Men’s Health and Mental Health Disparaties

Men are more likely to die than women for all 15 leading causes of death; the average life expectancy for a male, at birth, is 74.6 years, while for women it’s 79.6 years. This is because, Men do not seek out medical or mental health information and take less responsibility for their health issues than women. As a result, men are more likely to die from cancer, heart disease,

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What Every Man should know about “Low-T”: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

A recent surge of ‘Low T” advertisements have led to an increase in men seeking Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) to a level of 3 percent of men over 40, as well as a industry of men’s clinics that has flowered to meet this interest. Because of this marketing blitz, millions of men and their partners are increasingly made to believe that the application of

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Male Impotence: Pharmacology vs. Mental Health

Moshe Rozdzial, PhD Urologists estimate that about 30 million American men suffer from some form of erectile dysfunction, and many clinicians believe that number is rising. Viagra, the pharmacological treatment for impotence, went on the market in April of 1998. Pfizer, Inc., its manufacturer, rates its success as high as 80 percent. Men are expected to find the drug far more desirable than the

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Gastrointestinal Well-being Plays a Key Role in Men’s Health

Despite the prevalence of gastrointestinal conditions among the male population, many men continue to suffer quietly from severe diseases that typically receive less funding for research and treatment than other health conditions. Experts estimate that over 1.4 million individuals in the U.S., many of whom are men, are currently suffering from digestive diseases. A number of medications widely prescribed to men can increase the

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