There are many stigmas about male aging. New research reveals the three health issues that most concern men as they age, the study was conducted by the Cleveland Clinic.
This research is part of the seventh annual educational campaign MENtion It, which was carried out earlier this year, with a sample made up of 1,000 men over 18 years of age in the United States; whose objective is to address the lack of care and prevention by the male sex.
The survey revealed the top three health issues that most alarm men as they age: cancer 38% admitted that it is a worrying disease; sexual health by 32%; erectile dysfunction by 44%.
Furthermore, more than half of those interviewed incorrectly thought that low testosterone is the most common cause of erectile dysfunction. The survey results show that 71% of individuals who have experienced problems related to their sexuality, they have also been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease or diabetes.
Research revealed that many men They don’t know their family’s medical history and they don’t take care of their health. In fact, 55% of the participants said that no regular exams and most respondents do not know their full family medical history.
The conclusion of the study determined that early detection, through preventive health tests and medical evaluations, is essential to diagnose many of these conditions when they are still in their early stages and are treatable and curable. (YO)