Course overview

Why Do Men Die Younger Than Women?

Dr. Spar believes in prevention through intention and accountability, and that men can take charge of their own health by knowing the top health risks. This course will provide key threats to be aware of in male patients.

Myles Spar, MD, MPH

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2018 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

45 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In a TED-style talk, Dr. Spar will discuss the health issues that impact men differently than women, offering evidence that men are not genetically programmed to die sooner. He will discuss gender specific heath risks and behaviors that contribute to risk of disease and how we can use understanding of these factors to help our male patients.   
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Formulate treatment approaches for men taking into account differences in disease risk between men and women
    • Differentiate a male’s likelihood of implementing healthy behavior change from a woman’s likelihood of making such changes
    • Describe unique health concerns of men

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Myles Spar, MD, MPH

About Myles
Dr. Spar is a leading expert in Integrative Men’s Health, having edited a book by that name and completing the book: Optimal Men’s Health to be published by Oxford University Press later this year. He practices in the Los Angeles area with the Southern California Men’s Medical Group and is founder and CEO of the cutting-edge optimal health program, Tack180. He is on faculty of UCLA School of Medicine, the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and teaching faculty of the Duke Center for Integrative Medicine. He is committed to bringing Integrative Medicine to all populations through the 501c3 organization he founded, Integrative Medicine Access.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.