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Most important health issues for men during Men's Health Month

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No matter how good he looks on the outside, it’s what’s inside that really counts. You’ve heard that line before, right? Well, this time it’s serious. Consider these statistics:

  • Heart disease is second only to all cancers combined in years of potential life lost for men.
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men; the main form, coronary heart disease, caused 380,000 deaths in 2010.

The estimated economic cost of cardiovascular disease for 2009 was $313 billion:

  • $192 billion in direct health expenditures
  • $121 billion in indirect cost of mortality

Even if a man works out regularly and isn’t overweight, it doesn’t mean he’s the picture of health. There’s a lot he may not know that could mean the difference between life and death. Enjoy this interview (below left side) with fitness expert, Fitz Koehler of Fitzness.com, interviewing Dr. Chris Mohr!

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