GLOSS Issue 4 ( November / December 2017 ) - Page 42

F O O D CHANGING THE FACE OF MEN’S HEALTH, ONE MOUSTACHE AT A TIME Text By Sana Panjwani When it comes to health, there are too many men who do not talk, do not take action, and then die too young. In fact, one man in every seven is likely to develop prostate cancer, and testicular cancer is even more common, especially among men aged between 15 and 35. Moreover, suicide, out of depression, in patients, is also the biggest cause of death in men under 50. This is where Movember came in. A portmanteau of mo (European term for moustache) and November, Movember aims to battle the reluctance men often face when it comes to addressing the aforementioned health issues, including mental health, by putting a fun twist on a serious situ ][ۈ8$[\Y[Y[ܛ]][Y\Z[\Y[\X\ˈH\H[[]\][™HHXXH[Hܘ]Hۜۈ[B[و][ܚ[\ٙHXK][[ݙYZYY\Y[[YH\X\X\[&\[\XB$H[Y\H]\BHZ\H[BHYX\\ HXH\Y[\K]\[XK›Y[]\\ۙH[ZH]\KY]܈YHš[H\[\Z[\YHYXH܈H[ݙ[X\M