It is believed medically that men have a shorter life expectancies than women , There are many serious health problems that have a much higher risk to occur in men than women which can result in death eventually , Studies were made by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that over one million man in the USA died by one of the following death causes in 2003 which is estimated to be almost 80 per cent of the deaths in that year , Although the following serious health problems often occur in men than women it actually can be prevented by having a healthy lifestyle and regular check ups with health care providers , discover the Top Ten Most Leading Causes Of Death In Men Below in order to take steps to prevent them .
10- Heart Diseases .
Heart diseases include many medical heart issues which include Coronary Artery Disease which is the most heart disease in the United States that lead to heart attacks and death , another common heart issue in the United States are angina which is chest pain and arrhythmias which is irregular heart beats .
9- Cancer .
Over 288.000 men died in the United States by Cancer in 2003 , the most common types of cancer that lead to death in men are Lung Cancer , Colorectal Cancer and Prostate Cancer , However Lung Cancer is the most common and the major reason for developing lung cancer is smoking , in 2003 over 89,964 men died in the USA by Lung Cancer .
8- Unintentional Injuries .
Accidents had the highest death rate for people aged between 1 to 40 years old in 2002 and was the fifth leading cause of death in general , in 2002 more than 106,000 people in the US died due to Unintentional Injuries 49 percent men more than women , Unintentional Injuries can be caused by falls , fires or bad driving .
7- Stroke .
Strokes are one of the most leading causes of death for both men and women , in 2004 more than 58,000 man died by a stroke , a stroke happen when an area of the brain is not being fed by blood flow due to a blood clot blockage in the vessels that are feeding this area which lead to brain damage and death .
6- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Lung Diseases).
In 2003 more than 60.714 men died in the USA due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ( COPD) , Over 90 percent of the cases were caused by smoking , smoking people are at a 12 times higher risk to have (COPD).
5- Diabetes .
The major health issues that can be caused by diabetes can be highly prevented if the disease kept under control by regular medical check ups and treatments , If diabetes is kept without a treatment different organs on the body start getting damaged , in 2005 about 11 percent of the male American citizens aged 20 years old or older were suffering from diabetes .
4- Influenza .
Influenza is a respiratory sickness that are called flue , it is easily and highly contagious and some people are at a higher risk to catch influenza than others which include older people , pregnant women , people with immune system issues and children which can cause to many serious conditions including death .
3- Suicide .
In 2003 more than 32.000 men died by committing suicide , men are more likely to suicide because of depression than women as men usually don’t look to seek a medical help and don’t show symptoms like women which make them at a 4 times higher risk to commit suicide than women .
2- Kidney Disease.
Kidney diseases are a leading cause to kidney failure which can happen slowly without showing much symptoms until the kidneys fail completely which mean they will be unable to filter the blood , in 2003 more than 8000.000 Americans had loss of kidney function .
1- Alzheimer’s Disease .
Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia happen to the brain and cause brain loss and disability to think or understand , 4.5 million Americans in 2003 having Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia.