If your PSA is high, would you tell your son? Not if you’re like most American dads, a Cleveland Clinic survey finds. But modeling and discussing healthy behaviors will help your son. Have a medical condition? MENtion it.
At risk for diabetes? Overdue for that colonoscopy? Keeping up with health screenings an make all the difference in a man’s future health. Use this guide to discover which screenings you need, and when.
Is irritable bowel syndrome interfering with your life in a major way? Tap or click on our interactive infographic, and learn how to foster a healthy gut.
Nasal mucus alone isn’t typically used to diagnose disease, but it can be a helpful tool to determine what’s happening in your nasal passages. Here’s a quick look at just a few of the things the various possible shades of snot might mean for your health.
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Every year, more than 730,000 Americans have a heart attack. To save your life or the life of someone you love, you need to respond to symptoms right away.
Blood pressure often rises with age. High blood pressure (hypertension) raises risks of heart disease, stroke and other problems. Find out what your numbers say about your risks and discover how to lower them as we “decode” blood pressure.
When glucose builds up in your blood, it damages blood vessels and nerves. Discover what your fasting glucose level says about your risk for heart disease and stroke. Then find out how to lower your risk as we “decode” fasting glucose.
Having an “apple” shape, where fat sits around your middle, is more dangerous for your heart than having a “pear” shape, where fat sits around your hips. Find out if your waistline puts you at risk as we “decode” waist circumference.
LDL cholesterol is a major cause of coronary heart disease. Find out if your LDL cholesterol is where it should be. And discover steps you can take to lower it as we “decode” LDL.
Did you know that triglycerides are not a type of cholesterol? But high levels of this blood fat are also linked to coronary heart disease. Find out if your levels put you at risk and learn how to lower them as we “decode” triglycerides.