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The American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health

American Medical Association Guide

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2001
ISBN: 9780471414117
Number Of Pages: 512

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"Men 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."--Jeffrey P. Koplan, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)<br> * Guidelines for staying healthy at any age <br> * 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 <br> * Explanations of the major diseases and their treatments, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, drug abuse, and depression <br> * Sensitive discussions of sexuality and reproduction, including sexual dysfunction, prostate health, stds, birth control, and age-related changes to sex and sexuality <br> * Diet and exercise guidelines <br> * Dozens of tables, boxes, and charts on key topics <br> * Quick-reference format for finding the answers you need

"Men 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." &#151;Jeffrey P. Koplan, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

About This Book.

PART ONE: THE HEALTHY MAN.

Introduction.

A Healthy Diet.

The Benefits of Exercise.

A Healthy Weight.

The Dangers of Alcohol and Other Drugs.

The Hazards of Tobacco.

Safety and Your Health.

PART TWO: STAYING HEALTHY.

Diet and Nutrition.

Exercise and Fitness.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight.

Preventive Healthcare.

Avoiding Risky Behavior.

Emotional Health and Well-Being.

PART THREE: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM.

Sexuality.

Disorders of the Reproductive System.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Birth Control.

PART FOUR: COMMON HEALTH CONCERNS.

Heart, Blood, and Circulation.

Lungs.

Digestive System.

Urinary Tract.

Bones and Joints.

Brain and Nervous System.

Mental Disorders.

Endocrine System.

Immune System.

Eyes.

Ears.

Teeth and Gums.

Skin and Hair.

Cosmetic Surgery.

GLOSSARY.

INDEX.

ISBN: 9780471414117
ISBN-10: 0471414115
Series: American Medical Association Guide
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st September 2001
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 19.8  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 1.5