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Wellness: 5 Symptoms Men Shouldn’t Ignore


Men are less likely to visit their doctor compared to women. It is critical to be alert for any changes in your health and consult your doctor immediately you notice anything is wrong.

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Here are five major health concerns for guys, as well as the indications you should never overlook.

Excessive Snoring

If you find that you snore loudly, you may be experiencing a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can interrupt sleep and impair breathing, increasing the risk of high blood pressure, irregular pulse, heart attack, and stroke. If sleeping on your side or stomach isn’t helping, it’s time to see a doctor.

Frequent Heartburn

Although occasional heartburn isn’t a life-threatening emergency, anyone experiencing symptoms at least twice a week may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD can result in inflammation, bleeding, and oesophagal ulcers, as well as cancer and precancerous diseases. Heartburn can be reduced by making lifestyle changes.

Eliminating trans fats and oily foods from your diet can help, as well as avoiding alcohol, processed meats, caffeinated beverages, and certain other foods can help. Medications may be required in more serious situations.

Difficulty Urinating

When the prostate grows large enough, it can put pressure on the tube that transports urine from the bladder. As a result, passing urine may be difficult, which could be an indication of prostate disease, as well as cancer.

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men around the world. Other signs and symptoms include pain or burning when passing pee, as well as passing urine often. People who have prostate cancer may experience pain or burning when urinating, as well as frequent urination. Consult your doctor if you have any of these symptoms.

Breathing problems

For a short period of time, anyone can have difficulty breathing after a strenuous workout. Shortness of breath that persists, however, could indicate a heart attack or congestive heart failure.

Smoking or secondhand smoke, airborne pollutants, and pollution can all cause breathing problems, which can develop into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. If you have shortness of breath, get checked for lung cancer, bronchitis, and emphysema.

Loss of memory

You may have no cause to worry if you forget where you parked, forget any item, or lose your keys. However, if you’re forgetting things more frequently, there could be a medical problem. Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumours, and various infections are all connected to memory loss. Depression, addiction, or a vitamin shortage are also possibilities. You may find help by consulting your doctor.

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