1. The Harvard Medical School Guide to Men’s Health : Lessons from the Harvard Men’s Health Studies, by Harvey B. Simon, Paperback, Publisher: Free Press
More than twenty-five years ago, researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health began what have become the largest aggregate studies ever of men’s health. Tracking 96,000 American men over decades, these studies provide the ultimate resource on what keeps men healthy, and what doesn’t. The result: Features the most current information on the health-preserving functions of diet, exercise, and over-the-counter drugs and supplements; Gives straight answers to questions like when drinking alcohol is beneficial and when it’s not; Offers advice on behavior modification and stress control; Includes all the crucial information on diseases that are particularly important to men, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, erectile dysfunction, and kidney and bladder problems; Provides an easy-to-navigate guide to the health-care system that gives balanced views on the benefits and drawbacks of common medical tests.
2. Herbal Remedies for Men’s Health, by Rosemary Gladstar, Paperback, Storey Publishing
One of America’s foremost herbalists provides concise, simple-to-understand, and practical information for using herbs for health and well-being. Each book contains profiles of specific herbs, cautions, contraindications, and easy-to-make recipes to relieve common ailments.
3. Men’s Sexual Health by Ian Peate, Paperback, Publisher: Whurr Publishers
Given the increasing concern about men’s health, including their sexual health, this text is aimed at nurses in both institutional settings and in the community, who need to consider the complex sexual health care needs of men.
4. Men’s Health Best: Weight-Free Workout, by Men’s Health Magazine, Paperback
This new series of books, Men’s Health Best, addresses all aspects of a man’s physical fitness, from building core strength to managing sports injuries. Authoritative, affordable, handsomely produced and extensively illustrated, these 96-page books are the perfect guide to achieving strength, fitness, and well-being. It shows you how to put together a workout program you can follow anywhere, no need to go to the gym. It includes all the exercises you need for whole-body fitness and maximum flexibility and explains the exact benefits of each one.
5. Basic Training: A Fundamental Guide to Fitness for Men, by Jon Giswold, David Morgan, Paperback, St. Martin’s Griffin
A beautifully illustrated, indispensable guide for anyone embarking on a fitness program. This is an introductory guide to achieving health and fitness for men. This user-friendly source of information, techniques, and images will enable and inspire any man to achieve a healthy body and a fit lifestyle. Divided into three sections-Motivation, Action, and Lifestyle-this book explains the basic elements of health and fitness and how to combine aerobic activities with a weight program that will give you the body you want and the energy to make life enjoyable. Clearly illustrated by the vivid photographs of David Morgan, Basic Training is the perfect book for anyone seeking information and inspiration to begin a personalized training routine today.
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