Download e-book for iPad: American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health by The American Medical Association

By The American Medical Association

ISBN-10: 0471414115

ISBN-13: 9780471414117

"Men are usually reluctant to debate matters which are very important to their basic healthiness and wellbeing and fitness. This unique advisor presents invaluable details, in an easy-to-read layout, on significant well-being issues together with nutrition and food, workout, sexuality, and emotional wellbeing and fitness. This advisor may also help males make greater judgements approximately their health."—Jeffrey P. Koplan, M.D., M.P.H., Director, facilities for affliction regulate and Prevention (CDC)

  • Guidelines for staying fit at any age
  • Overviews of the body’s structures and organs—heart and lungs, reproductive method, mind and anxious process, urinary process, bones and joints, and the immune procedure
  • Explanations of the foremost illnesses and their remedies, together with middle disorder, diabetes, hypertension, melanoma, drug abuse, and melancholy
  • Sensitive discussions of sexuality and replica, together with sexual disorder, prostate health and wellbeing, stds, contraception, and age-related alterations to intercourse and sexuality
  • Diet and workout guidance
  • Dozens of tables, containers, and charts on key issues
  • Quick-reference structure for locating the solutions you need

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Continued heavy drinking rapidly produces the final two stages of liver disease: alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis. Alcoholic hepatitis produces jaundice (a yellowing of the skin and eyes), appetite and weight loss, fever, an enlarged and inflamed liver, and accumulation of fluid in the abdomen. Permanent abstinence from alcohol is the only cure for alcoholic hepatitis. The hallmark feature of cirrhosis of the liver is the presence of scar tissue that destroys the normal structure of the liver. The liver can no longer remove toxins from the blood, and the toxins accumulate in the bloodstream.

Always place a child weighing fewer than 40 pounds in a properly installed child safety seat. Place the seat in the middle of the backseat. Infants under 20 pounds must ride in a safety seat that faces the rear of the car; they should also ride in the backseat. • Keep your gas tank full and your car in good running condition. Keep the windows, lights, and mirrors clean and free of ice. • Stay within the speed limit. Drive slower in bad weather or under unsafe road conditions. • Drive defensively.

Managing Your Medications Safely When your doctor prescribes a medication, he or she will give you instructions about how, when, and how often to take it. In addition to your doctor’s orders, there are a number of other rules you should follow when taking and storing your medications to make sure you use them safely. If you are taking more than one 37 S AFETY Y OUR H EALTH AND 38 T HE H EALTHY M AN medication, write down all of the medications your doctor has prescribed, the number of times a day you need to take them, and the times of day, such as with meals, or in the morning.

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