Movember: A movement bringing together celebrities to raise awareness about prostate cancer.

1 de cada 6 hombres tiene riesgo de desarrollar cáncer de próstata
1 in 6 men are at risk of developing prostate cancerCredits: Quartoscuro

began november by handTraffic”, an international movement that seeks to raise awareness among men about prostate and testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention; Its tasks also include promoting the importance of men’s health and gender equality.

It consists of letting the mustache grow for a month without shaving or trimming it. arose from a combination in English between the wordsmustache”YU”november”, for the month of November, since the 19th is international men’s daysaid the holiday was born in 1999 at the initiative of the International Human Committee, in Trinidad and Tobago.

According to information published Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), men in the Americas live on average five to seven years younger than womenand the main causes of death are:

  • Non-contagious disease
  • Road accidents
  • suicide
  • injury
  • Violence
  • Cardiovascular diseases

These causes of morbidity and mortality in men from Latin America and the Caribbean were associated with gender, culture, human rights and other determinants of health.

When did Movember appear?

In 2003and was promoted group of young people in Melbourne in AustraliaI decided to grow a mustache for a whole month so that highlight his fight against prostate cancercreated a year later Movember Foundationsince then it has funded over 1,250 men’s health projects worldwide, shaking up men’s health research and changing the way men are treated and supported, they estimate they will reduce the number of men who die prematurely by 25 times by 2030 . %.

So what started with 2 friends became the key to fighting misinformation and saving male lives.

prostate cancer in mexico

AT Mexico, 1 in 6 men are at risk of developing prostate cancercurrently 7 out of 10 discover it late Reported by the National Cancer Institute. early diagnosisallows survival practically one hundred percentstressed the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS).

Until 2021 Prostate cancer kills 7,000 Mexicans every year and it was leading cause of morbidity and mortality in menThis was reported at the Institute for Security and Social Services for Civil Servants (ISBSO).

Currently, 7 out of 10 Mexicans discover it late Photo: Cuartoscuro

symptoms of prostate cancer

  • difficulty urinating
  • Weak or intermittent urine stream
  • presence of blood
  • Urinary retention

However, these symptoms do not appear at the beginning of the disease, but in the later stages, IMSS warns.

testicular cancer symptoms

  • Swollen or painful testicles or scrotum
  • Changes in the testicles to the touch
  • Pain in the abdomen or groin
  • Accumulation of fluid in the scrotum

Recommendations for the prevention of prostate and testicular cancer

  • See a urologist to rule out any anomaly starting at age 45.
  • introspection
  • Lead a healthier lifestyle

Celebrities with the most iconic mustaches and pay homage to ‘Movember’

Anthony Kiedis

More than 5 years vocalist of the group Red Hot Chili Pepper, Anthony Kiedisdecided to leave his mustache, the musician was distinguished by the fact that he was not afraid and repeatedly changed his appearance throughout his career.

Over a career spanning more than 30 years, he has admitted to hit rock bottom when he got hooked on drugs, but remains sober for several years and stresses the importance of exercise and proper nutrition whenever he can.

Anthony Kiedis always emphasizes the value of exercise Credit: @chilipeppers

Camilo Echeverri

Singer since 2016 Camilo Echeverri decided that Mustache in the style of Salvador Dali This would be his best companion, he even shared online how he gets up and combs his hair: “in the heat it takes about three minutes, because the wax that I use melts easily, and when it’s cold, it’s very difficult,” the composer also shared.

husband of Evaluna Montaner he also likes to play sports and is a vegetarian; tries to lead a healthy lifestyle and has repeatedly stressed the importance of seeing a professional for maintaining mental health.

In various interviews, Camilo emphasized the importance of mental health Photo: @camilo


Colombian singer Maluma he is notable for his change in appearance, but one of his great accessories is his mustache, which he almost always accompanies with a beard.

translator “Happy the 4” like his colleagues, he spoke out in favor of exercise and mental health, even on live television he advised his followers to have healthy habits: “Life is about balance, you have to have a good time, but obviously you have to exercise and eat healthy “.

Colombian singer almost always wears a mustache with a beard Photo: @maluma


Mexican singer Caloncho He also made his mustache one of his signature features, his fans claim that without the mustache, the singer would not be the same.

Since he rose to prominence in the music world around 2013, there are several photos of the original Sonora artist that can be seen without him.

Since 2013, Caloncho has not parted with his characteristic mustache Photo: @elcaloncho

Source: Heraldo De Mexico


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