4 Health Numbers Men Shouldn’t Overlook!

menshealthmonthJune is Men’s Health Month! During this month, attention is focused on building awareness of preventable health problems, for men, and encouraging men to take charge of their health.

Health statistics have shown that men are more inclined than women, to skip the regular doctor’s visits, avoid getting important screening tests, and indulge in excessive alcohol and smoking.  For these reasons, it’s important for men and their love ones to know the facts for living a healthier and longer life.

To stay healthy, it is recommended that men EAT HEALTHY and BE ACTIVE. Following these simple recommendations could have a huge impact on lowering the below 4 measurements, which, if left uncontrolled, could result in serious health problems such as heart disease and diabetes:

  • blood pressure
  • cholesterol
  • blood sugar
  • weight

It is important for men to get regular checkups and screenings for: prostate and colorectal cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Early detection is the key to treating and fighting diseases.

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