You don’t need extreme chest pain to signal a heart attack is looming. In fact, many guys don’t experience classic symptoms, like gripping or pressing pain in the chest that radiates down the arm, shortness of breath, or sweating. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
You sniffled through grade school, breathed easier in college, and now your allergies are back again with a vengeance. Here’s why, and what to do about it. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
If you found a lump on your body where there wasn’t one before, you might proceed to freak out. Doctors call this an “alarm symptom,” or a sign that should put patients on high alert for cancer. Yet when British researchers recently surveyed people who had experienced 10 of these types of signs, about half of the participants didn’t see their docs. Some people brushed the symptoms off as inconsequential, while others feared what they might find out. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
Bacon and chocolate. Chili and peanut butter. Some unlikely combinations end up working well together. But when it comes to diet and drugs, the wrong pairing can unwittingly turn into a recipe for disaster. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
Stronger erections. Weight loss. Better sleep. There’s a pill for almost everything and everyone—except for people who take insulin for diabetes. But that could change within the next few years, according to a new paper from the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research in India. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
If there’s one time to brag about being a runner, it’s at the doctor’s office—especially when your appointment includes blood or urine analyses. “Let your physician know if you are exercising heavily, and also how often and how recently you did tough workouts; it can influence how we interpret tests,” says William Roberts, M.D., a family physician and medical director for the Twin Cities Marathon. Read the full article in Runner’s World.
From leaked records to medication mix-ups, it’s what you don’t know that can hurt you during your hospital stay. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
Is your doctor snap-happy? Physicians order too many echocardiograms, or ultrasound pictures of the heart, says a new study from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.