6 Everyday Habits That Are Making You Bloated

“I swear my pants weren’t this tight earlier today.” We’ve all said it at one time or another. That’s because bloating is one of the most common — and obvious — stomach complaints around, says David T. Rubin, M.D., fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and chief of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at The University of Chicago Medicine. Many of his patients even snap “bloating selfies” to show how much their waistlines fluctuate throughout the day. (We won’t blame you if you keep those off Facebook.)

Source: 6 Everyday Habits That Are Making You Bloated

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Men: 6 Symptoms to Be Aware of

More often than not, we’re too macho, too busy, or (shhh!) too scared to man up and face the person who can help us live a longer, more fulfilling life. But when it comes to seemingly minor symptoms, trying to tough it out could set you up for major trouble down the road.

Guys are nearly 25 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor in the past year. So it’s no surprise they’re at a much greater risk of being hospitalized for serious health threats such as congestive heart failure and the long-term complications of diabetes.

Source: 6 Super Subtle Symptoms Guys Should Never, Ever Ignore

Guys over 40, have you done your annual prostate exam?  If you or someone you know is between 20 and 40, a check every couple of years is suggested.  Ounce of prevention, pound of cure…