Men's Health (Men's Problems and Diseases)

Autoimmune Diseases

The page provides quick access to a list of common diseases, syndromes, health conditions, and other topics of health importance that occur in men. The list is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to respective diseases sections that serve as a comprehensive and ultimate guide about the disease or health condition.

In the United States, the average life expectancy of a man is 75 years and 5 months, which has dramatically increased in the past 50 years. With age and several other factors such as stress, medical issues, hereditary and environment, the male body undergoes a normal physiologic change in his hormonal levels. Due to these hormonal changes, men may develop sexual problems or certain disorders.

Male-related disorders occur in adult or elderly males and can be severe in some cases. Researchers have been working to identify and understand the cause, prevention, treatment and impact of such diseases and conditions in males.

The Men’s Health Network indicates that an unhealthy work and personal lifestyles, lack of awareness and weak health education have severally lead to decline in the well-being of American men. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also states that men who have sex with men can suffer from a high risk of HIV infections. African-American men have the highest incidence rate of new HIV infection.

Common men disorders or conditions concerning men’s health are prostate cancer, penile vitiligo, prostatic hypertrophy, erectile dysfunction, sexually transmitted infections, priapism, etc.