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Men's Health (cont.)

Helpful Reading on Men's Conditions


Basic Problems That Cause Death and Disability in Men References

CDC.gov. Leading Causes of Death in Males United States, 2006.
<http://www.cdc.gov/men/lcod/index.htm>

CDC.gov. Pneumococcal Disease In-Short.
<http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/pneumo/in-short-both.htm>

CDC.gov. Life expectancy at birth, at 65 years of age, and at 75 years of age, by race and sex: United States, selected years 1900-2007.
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus2009tables/Table024.pdf>

CDC.gov. Lung Cancer Risk Factors.
<http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/basic_info/risk_factors.htm>

National Kidney Foundation.org. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
<http://www.kidney.org/kidneydisease/ckd/index.cfm>

Prostate References

MedTerms.com. Prostate gland.
<http://www.emedicinehealth.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5073>

MedscapeReference.com. Prostate Cancer.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1967731-overview>

MedicineNet.com. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia.
<http://www.medicinenet.com/benign_prostatic_hyperplasia/article.htm>

Cancer.gov. General Information About Prostate Cancer.
<http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/prostate/Patient/page1>

Circumcision References

MedicineNet.com. Circumcision the Surgical Procedure.
<http://www.medicinenet.com/circumcision_the_surgical_procedure/article.htm>

MedicineNet.com. Circumcision The Medical Pros and Cons.
<http://www.medicinenet.com/circumcision_the_medical_pros_and_cons/page5.htm>

Male Sexual Development References

MedicineNet.com. Puberty.
<http://www.medicinenet.com/puberty/article.htm>

Erectile Dysfunction References

MedscapeReference.com. Erectile Dysfunction.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/444220-overview#a0101>

MedscapeReference.com. Physiology of Erectile Dysfunction.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1980364-overview>

MedscapeReference.com. History Taking in the Erectile Dysfunction Patient.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1980342-overview>

Low Testosterone References

MedicineNet.com. Low Testosterone (Low T)
<http://www.medicinenet.com/low_testosterone/article.htm>

WebMD.com. How Low Testosterone Can Affect Your Sex Drive.
<http://men.webmd.com/how-low-testosterone-can-affect-your-sex-drive>

National Institutes of Health. X-Plain Low Testosterone Reference Summary.
<http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/lowtestosterone/ur189102.pdf>

Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine

REFERENCES:

"Sleep and Sleep Disorders." CDC.gov. Updated Dec 10, 2014.

"Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking." CDC.gov. Updated Oct 1, 2015.

"Men: Take Charge of Your Health." HealthFinder.gov. Updated May 19, 2016.

"Men's Health." MedlinePlus.gov.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/28/2016

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