Symptoms like chest pain and shortness of breath are early warning signs of a heart attack. Shockingly, two-thirds of men say they would not see a healthcare professional if these symptoms arose. They’re likely part of the seven million American men who have not been to a physician’s appointment in 10 years or more.
In honor of Men’s Health Month, do yourself a favor: consult with a physician next time you have unusual symptoms. Nearly half of all premature deaths among men are preventable. More information from Georgetown University School of Nursing on how to prevent common men’s health issues below: