June is National Men’s Health Month and it is the perfect opportunity for healthcare providers, community leaders and family members to help guide the men in their lives on a path to wellness. Did you know men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year? We broke down the top concerns into top 10 health tips for Men’s Health Month. It is our hope that this blog post will inspire all men to schedule their yearly physical.
Top 10 Tips for Men’s Health Month
Here are a few things men should know and do to live a longer and healthier life:
- Know your family health history
- Know your BMI (body mass index)
- Manage your stress level
- Get good sleep
- Don’t smoke
- Eat a healthy diet
- Wear sunscreen
- Drink in moderation
- Don’t ignore health problems
If you want to check your risk for heart disease, cancer or stroke, please visit our website and take one of our free health risk assessments. Knowledge is power and gives you peace of mind.