Most Common Diseases in Men in USA

common diseases in men

The most common diseases in men in USA are the following:

1. Heart Disease: According to the CDC, heart diseases are the most common diseases in men, in fact in either sex. The etiology has multiple connotations from life-style conditions to the genetic predisposition. It is one of the diseases in the USA with costly treatment.

2. Cancer: Lung cancer is one of the common diseases in men than in women. Prostate and Testicular cancer affect men. In fact testicular cancer is more common in the young men (20-54 years) than the older men.

3. Unintentional Injuries: It includes falls and motor-accidents. In fact it is considered as a fifth most common cause of death across the age groups and gender, though ranks third when considered for male gender only.

4. Stroke.

5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Lung Diseases).

6. Diabetes.

7. Influenza and Pneumonia.

8. Suicide.

9. Kidney Disease.

10. Alzheimer’s Disease.

 

Reference: Available http://www.idph.state.il.us/menshealth/healththreats.htm

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