Optimal male sexual health includes libido, erectile function and mental health. Nearly 1 in 2 Australian men have experienced sexual difficulty and 1 in 3 suffer from long term diminishing sexual function.
Men tend to develop coronary artery disease earlier than women. Some warning signs of heart disease, like erectile dysfunction, can start especially early.
Once again men are at a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes than women. Common symptoms of diabetes that are unique to men include ED, decreased libido, excessive thirst, fatigue, blurred vision etc.
3 in 4 Australian men are overweight or obese. Excessive body weight is a risk factor for money conditions including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnoea and osteoarthritis. Excess body fat is a leading cause of death and disability in Australia.
Putting up with bad sleep should not be the norm. Sleep disorders have been linked to a variety of health problems including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, erectile dysfunction, depression and also poor quality of life.
On average 1 in 8 men will experience depression and 1 in 5 will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. 6 out of every 8 suicides in Australia involve men and the number of men who die by suicide is double that of the national road toll.