Effects of Lifestyle on Men's Health

Effects of Lifestyle on Men's Health

1st Edition - August 16, 2019

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  • Editors: Faysal Yafi, Natalie Yafi
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169407
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128166659

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Effects of Lifestyle on Men’s Health provides an evidence-based review of the effects of modifiable risk factors such as sleep, diet, stress and exercise on various elements of men’s health, notably sexual function, urinary function and cancer prevention and detection. Content highlights the most up-to-date basic and clinical information available, along with future research directions. Each chapter provides an easy to reference bullet point style summary to highlight the salient take-home messages from each section. Researchers and clinicians alike can use this book as a reference point for all matters related to lifestyle and men’s health.

Key Features

  • Offers an evidence-based review of the associations between modifiable risk factors (diet, lifestyle, sleep, environment and exercise) and men’s health
  • Delivers examples of how changes to risk factors improve overall health
  • Provides insight into what the future of men’s health holds in terms of basic and clinical research


Researchers and physicians of all sub-specialties that have an interest in men’s health, including urologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, primary care physicians, and internists

Table of Contents

  • PART 1 Diet
    1. Diet and Sexual Health
    2. Effects of Lifestyle on Urinary Health
    3. Diet and Fertility in Men: Are Sperm What Men Eat?
    4. The Gut Microbiome

    PART 2 Metabolic Health
    5. Metabolic Health: Inflammation and Men’s Health
    6. Diabetes and Men’s Health
    7. Obesity and Men’s Health
    8. Cardiovascular Disease and Men’s Health

    PART 3 Mental Health
    9. Sleep, Shift Work, and Men’s Health
    10. Stress, Depression, Mental Illness, and Men’s Health
    11. Meditation, Yoga, and Men’s Health

    PART 4 Hormones
    12. Testosterone and Men’s Health
    13. Other Hormonal Therapies and Men’s Health

    PART 5 Supplements
    14. Chinese Medicine and Men’s Health
    15. Over-the-Counter Supplements and Men’s Health

    PART 6 Recreational Habits
    16. Smoking and Men’s Health
    17. The Opioid Epidemic and Men’s Sexual Health
    18. Alcohol and Men’s Health
    19. Exercise, Sports, and Men’s Health

    PART 7 External factors
    20. Environmental Toxins and Men’s Health
    21. Endocrine Disruptors and Men’s Health

Product details

  • No. of pages: 443
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: August 16, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169407
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128166659

About the Editors

Faysal Yafi

Dr. Faysal A. Yafi is Assistant Professor of Urology, Chief of Andrology and Director of Men’s Health at the University of California Irvine. He currently serves as Chair of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Grants and Prizes Committee and Chair of the Abstract Review Committee for the most recent meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and sits on the Board of Governors of the Société Intarnationale d’Urologie Academy. Dr. Yafi also sits on the ISSM Finance and Audit Committee and the SMSNA Fellowship and Residency Education Committee. He has also previously served as Chairman of the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association (AUA) Residents Committee and member of the AUA Residents Committee. He has written more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, has been an invited speaker to multiple national and international venues, and has received multiple national and international awards and recognitions

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Urology, Chief of Andrology and Director of Men’s Health, University of California Irvine

Natalie Yafi

Natalie R. Yafi is a dietitian with extensive expertise in prevention of chronic diseases, diet and advanced biomarker testing. She has co-authored 2 manuscripts on “testosterone and the metabolic syndrome” and “diet and men’s sexual health”, and has been invited as a guest speaker to the past 2 University of California Irvine Men’s Health days. She is currently working as the manager of nutrition education for a weight loss medical device company.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dietitian, extensive expertise in prevention of chronic diseases, diet and advanced biomarker testing

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