It’s National Men’s Health Week. And we’ve rounded up our three favorite posts to remind you just how important this week is for your health. First – some sobering facts:
State of the male union in the U.S.
- 1 in 10 men are in fair or poor health
- Nearly HALF don’t get enough physical activity
- 1 in 5 smoke cigarettes
- Approximately one-third are obese or have high blood pressure
- 1 in 6 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime
Source: Centers for Disease Control, Movember Foundation, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The good news? We’ve got tips and tricks to move you in the right direction. Check them out below.
First up: the doctor stuff. Don’t worry, it’s simpler than you think – and we’ve got a five step preventive care checklist for you to follow.
Heart disease is the #1 leading cause in men. Check out these six cool things you can do to boost your heart health right now.
You don’t need to go gung-ho with big sweeping changes. Start with smaller tweaks that pack a punch. We’ve got six fairly simple changes for you to make.