Men are avoiding the doctor, can that be changed?

More and more men are avoiding the doctor. Or worse, not going at all.

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What you need to know:

  • Most men consider falling ill a sign of vulnerability.
  • They fear being perceived as weak.
  • A typical man would rather take painkillers for life for migraine than being informed that they have a tumor.

Studies show that, compared to women, men are less likely to visit a doctor for regular checkups, or when something is not right.

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