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Men's Health Minute

Playing sports, hiking in the mountains, biking trails or walking to your next meeting… your feet have always gotten you where you wanted to go. But as you get older, you may notice foot pain and foot problems can stop you in your tracks. Even foot fungus, blisters, corns, heel...
We take our five senses for granted until one of them is jeopardized. As you get older, it’s important to your good health to monitor your sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste. Start with an annual eye exam, checking for cataracts and glaucoma, which can occur with age and can...
Heart disease and stroke account for more than one-third of all deaths in the U.S. Add to that the number of people living with disability or illness from cardiovascular disease, and you will realize that every family is touched. The question is if YOU are willing to make...
What is the largest organ in your body? It’s your skin—soft yet protective. Too many men neglect their skin health. Talk to your doctor about changes in skin color, excessive itching, moles changing, or wounds that won’t heal. Don’t think of sunscreen as something ladies use to...
The following men’s health tip is from Community Westview Hospital… Colon health is likely the last thing on your mind this morning. Yet, it is one of the most preventable diseases if you give it the attention it deserves. An annual screening over age 50, or over age 45 if you...
The following men’s health tip is from Community Westview Hospital… When is the last time you had your prostate checked? There are three prostate problems you should be aware of. Prostatitis is the most common prostate problem for men under age 50. This inflammation of the...
Do you wake up refreshed and ready to face your day? For a lot of guys, especially those with sleep problems or sleep apnea, not getting enough sleep is a frequent problem. Sleep deprivation can have serious consequences, including accidents, memory and focus impairment, and...
Men often feel like they carry the weight of the world on their shoulders. High levels of daily stress are linked with heart disease, headaches, high blood pressure, weak immune systems, sleep problems, anxiety, and even cancer. Using alcohol, sweets or caffeine are examples of...