Why Avoiding the Doctor Can be Deadly

“Many men ignore or hide their health issues and avoid the doctor,” Gogs writes. How can we change that? Talk about it with Gogs in his article.

Growing up, I learned that to stay safe on the playground at school, you needed to be tough. Or at least pretend to be tough. I was reminded of this lesson almost daily, watching kids teased and beaten up for showing any signs of physical or emotional weakness. Therefore, I tended to ignore my pain, and suppressed my feelings. But playing a tough guy worked against me.

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