Top 10 Health Threats to Men

10 Leading Causes of Death for Men
  1. Diseases of the heart
  2. Malignant neoplasms (cancers)
  3. Cerebrovasular diseases (stroke)
  4. Accidents (unintentional injuries)
  5. Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  6. Diabetes mellitus
  7. Influenza and Pneumonia
  8. Intentional self harm (suicide)
  9. Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis
  10. Nephritis , nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney diseases)

Portions of the above information have been provided with the kind permission of the National Women's Health Information. (www.4women.gov)
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2004