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Over 33pc Men are Overweight

by Sheela Philomena on  September 17, 2012 at 12:57 PM Menīs Health News   - G J E 4
One in three men are too fat to see their own penis beneath their bulbous bellies, reveals study.

A shocking 33 percent of 35 to 60-year-olds are so overweight that their manhood is hidden from sight when they stand upright and look downwards.
 Over 33pc Men are Overweight
Over 33pc Men are Overweight
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According to the survey of 1,000 men commissioned by WeLoveOurHealth.co.uk, a staggering 44 percent of those aged between 51 and 60 fail the "spot the penis" test.

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Obese men who are unable to see their penises are said to be five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and three times more likely to develop colon cancer.

"This new research is really worrying and men must be encouraged to wake up to the potential life-threatening risks of being overweight and to make this vital check," the Sun quoted A and E specialist Dr Johan du Plessis, who also works as WeLoveOurHealth.co.uk's online doctor, as saying.

"An obese man who cannot see his penis is five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, three times more likely to develop cancer of the colon and more than two and a half times more likely to develop high blood pressure - a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease," Dr du Plessis added.

Source: ANI
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