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What are the top 10 health risks?

What are the top 10 health risks?

Top 10 Most Common Health Issues

  • Physical Activity and Nutrition.
  • Overweight and Obesity.
  • Tobacco.
  • Substance Abuse.
  • HIV/AIDS.
  • Mental Health.
  • Injury and Violence.
  • Environmental Quality.

What are the risks of poor health behavior?

In the United States, many of the leading causes of death and disease are attributed to unhealthy behaviors. For example, poor nutrition and low levels of physical activity are associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.

What are the six types of risky behavior?

Common risky behaviour

  • unprotected sexual activity.
  • sexting and other risky uses of social media.
  • tobacco smoking, alcohol use and binge-drinking.
  • illegal substance use.
  • dangerous driving.
  • illegal activities like trespassing or vandalism.
  • fighting.
  • truancy.

How can we reduce health risks?

Eight healthy choices to reduce your risk for disease

  1. Be a non-smoker and avoid second hand smoke. If you smoke, get help to quit.
  2. Be physically active everyday.
  3. Eat healthy foods.
  4. Achieve a healthy weight.
  5. Control your blood pressure.
  6. Limit your intake of alcohol.
  7. Reduce your stress.
  8. Be screened or tested regularly.

What are unhealthy behaviors?

*Unhealthy behaviors: Smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, excessive drinking, and insufficient sleep. Multiple unhealthy behaviors (MUBs) is any combination of three or more of the five unhealthy behaviors.

What are the risks of testosterone supplementation in men?

One of the major risk factors associated with the administration of testosterone supplementation is its effect on the prostate. We know the prostate to be an androgen-dependent gland and conversely, anti-androgen agents can decrease prostate volume in patients with BPH.

Are there side effects for older men on testosterone therapy?

At no point in this trial did any patient require additional medication or suffer urinary retention. While older men on testosterone therapy do have an increase in overall prostate size, this increase in size does not differ from the increase in prostatic hypertrophy seen in elderly men not on testosterone therapy.[13]

What are the risks of hypogonadism in older men?

The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging reported the incidence of hypogonadism as 20% in men over 60 years of age, 30% in men over 70 years and 50% in men over 80 years of age.[2]

Are there side effects to testosterone enanthate in men?

At 1 year, the 23 men randomized to 250 mg of testosterone enanthate every 4 weeks reported significant improvements in IPSS and maximal urinary flow rates compared with baseline and controls.[12] At no point in this trial did any patient require additional medication or suffer urinary retention.