Despite the tremendous leaps by medical sciences in the last few decades, the incidence of chronic disease has spiraled upwards and they are now the major contributors of mortality the world over.
Not surprisingly these chronic diseases, like cancer, heart disease and stroke, share many of the same risk factors, such as smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity and physical inactivity.
And if you think that these are ‘old-man’-ailments, think again. The lifestyle practices you adopt during your younger years play an important role in determining your health profile at a later date.
Here’s what you should be watching out for.
- Lung Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Heart Attack
- Diabetes Mellitus
Read more at: http://www.menshealth.com.sg/health/top-5-man-killers