According to a survey conducted by the CDC, 26 percent of men have not made a visit to a doctor or other health professional in the past 12 months. Men lead women in 14 of the top 15 causes of death in the United States. And although more than half of premature deaths in men are preventable, many men are unaware that simple screening tests can dramatically improve their health. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. The best way for a man to protect himself is to catch prostate problems early, when chances of successful treatment are better.
Below is an infographic from Cleveland Clinic that uses humor as a way to show guys best practices in keeping their manhood safe, focusing on:
- Testicular Cancer
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Regular Doctor’s Checkups
Urological health should be a year-round concern for men. Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, ranked No. 2 in the nation in urology by U.S. News & World Report, is developing innovative techniques to resolve major men’s health issues, including urological, prostate, and penis health, erectile dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, and urological cancers (testicular cancer, penile cancer, kidney cancer).
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