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6 health threats you can't ignore

In most cases, men use a three-tiered system for handling medical problems: Gaping flesh wounds warrant a trip to the E.R., blood-flecked phlegm calls for a doctor visit and anything less demands a big dose of "suck it up."And you know what? Sometimes this mentality toward men's health makes sense, especially when so many minor conditions are merely inconveniences, the kind that can easily be cured with time, aspirin or a sterilized Swiss Army knife. That said, there are also instances in which ailments that seem innocuous—nosebleeds, knee pain, a new pimple—are actually harbingers of a heavy-duty health problem.The key, of course, is knowing what's worthy of worry. We've made it simple. What follows is a brief rundown on third-tier complaints that just might be trying to warn you about a first-tier health problem. Know you're not in serious danger but still want to stop your pain? Learn the mind-blowing secrets every athlete must know and try " The Athlete's Book of Home Remedies toda...

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