In the United States, the 3 top causes of death among men are heart disease, cancer and stroke. Along with those, men also face frequent sexual problems involving low libidos and the prostate. Other issues for men’s health are lack of energy and digestive problems (more of a problem for those over 40).
At the base of these health issues are a mix of problems such as poor diet, toxins in the environment, smoking, drinking and other pollutants. By adopting a more healthy lifestyle, men can improve their chances when it comes to these life-threatening diseases.
High cholesterol is often blamed for heart disease in men, but that isn’t the case. According to Dr. Ben Ansell, director of the UCLA Center for Primary Care-Based Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, “There are many patients that develop coronary heart disease despite having normal cholesterol levels and no other risk factors.”
Another possible cause for heart disease that is getting attention from many health experts is acute acidosis, where the acidic state of your body can damage your heart and arteries, creating holes in the artery walls. These holes are repaired by the body with cholesterol, which is why cholesterol is so often found in conjunction with heart disease damage. But it is not the cause.
Unless the acid state of the body is fixed, these cholesterol-based repairs will continue until the arteries are too clogged to function properly. When blood flow to the heart is