Women are more open to talking about his health condition to the doctor. As a result, awareness of dangerous diseases like breast cancer has increased dramatically and millions of lives could be saved.
There are several diseases which have typical women but can affect men as well. As reported by the Body and Soul, here are 5 types of diseases:
Although rare in men, breast cancer still affects as many as 1% of all breast cancer cases and equally deadly if left untreated. Many men are unaware of changes in breast tissue related to the possibility of cancer. These men are generally only see a doctor when symptoms are more subtle. As a result, the treatment given is often less effective.
Symptoms of breast cancer among others: the nipple off, the appearance of the nipple changes, nipple pain and swelling of glands of nymphs in the armpit.
The disease is characterized by pain in the joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues. Fibromyalgia 9 times more common in women than in men. Strong stereotypes men have to endure pain makes men silent disease.
Symptoms of fibromyalgia include: the muscles become very sensitive to pressure, skin burning, exhaustion.
Problems that occur in the genital organs will be more dangerous if he silenced any disease. Moreover, the factor of shame among men is exacerbated due to a fungal infection on the penis and automatically assumed the sexual activity that is not safe.However, the factors triggering the disease can also occur due to lack of hygiene, a weakened immune system and even diabetes.
Symptoms of genital yeast infections include: irritation, burning and inflammation of the penis, itching, redness or small spots and an unpleasant smell.
Depression after childbirth (Post Natal Depression)
Although the conduct of labor are women, depression after the birth can also be experienced by men. Men often see depression as a weakness. Typically, depression is caused by overwhelmed by the amount of responsibility, lack of sleep and had to quickly acquire new skills as a parent.
Symptoms: increased use of alcohol or drugs, it is difficult to accept criticism, depressed, reluctant to socialize and lose interest in activities previously thought to be as exciting as sex or sports.
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
The disease is known as the 70% cause of cervical cancer. Young men can also benefit from HPV vaccination even until he reached 26 years. In men, this drug was found to prevent genital warts by 90% which in turn not only protect ourselves but also to protect the couple later.
Symptoms of HPV infection among others: None. Therefore, vaccination is very important because of cancer caused by HPV infection can take decades to develop.
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