Strong, Healthy and Invincible, the Image of Masculinity. On average, men die five years younger than women, and they die at higher rates from nine of the top 10 causes of death. Most of the factors that contribute to men living shorter and less healthy lives are preventable. Real men understand and are embracing their vulnerability. A healthy lifestyle starts with living tobacco-free and regular visits to healthcare providers. There are many things you can do to live longer healthier lives.
In general, men are less likely to visit their doctor. Primary care providers can help tobacco users quit and improve other baseline health factors. It goes without saying that you should visit your doctor on a regular basis.