Important and Fun Facts for Men

It’s Movember, the international Men’s month and what better way to celebrate than with five fun facts for men! 

Men spend half a year shaving! 

According to askmen.com, the average man spends almost six months shaving his beard. Save time this Movember and raise awareness for your brothers, gents, it’s not too late to grow out that beard! 

Smoking can lead to impotence in men

You already knew cigarettes increase your risk of getting cancer, well, if you need another reason to quit, do it for your future generations.  

High heels were originally meant for men.

That’s right! In the 1600s, high heels were first worn by men. Women only adopted them in an effort to look more masculine. Read more about high heel history here.

Men can lactate too. 

Breast cancer awareness aside (did you remember to get checked by the way?) men have something else in common with women according to medical anthropologist Dana Raphael; men can lactate but only in extreme circumstances.

Speaking of breast cancer… did you know that the disease kills about 450 men in the USA,  each year? Don’t be caught unaware, take a test today, see here how to perform a self-test.

 

 

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