Differences Between Men And Women

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Throughout history, there have been differences between men and women due to their gender. From different jobs to different roles in society, these differences have affected their lifestyles in the past as well as in the present and may continue into the future. These differences can go as far as to affecting their causes of death. Both men and women share several causes of death, including: heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic lower respiratory diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, unintentional diseases, diabetes, influenza, and pneumonia. However, there are some differences between them such as the order of the previously listed deaths as well as men’s higher suicide rate and chronic liver disease. On the other hand, women more commonly suffer from kidney disease and septicemia.
A possible hypothesis on why men commit more suicide than women is that the methods that men tend to use have a better chance of ensuring death, such as using guns or hanging themselves, while women may use methods that do not guarantee immediate death like men, such as poisoning themselves, therefore, giving them a better chance of getting saved. With chronic liver disease, a possible reason why men have it more than women could be that they may be more stressed than women and it could lead them to things such as drinking, eating a lot, which could lead to obesity, therefore, damaging the liver over a prolonged period of time.
On the other hand, women have more kidney disease than men, on average, and…
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