Give your heart some love and relief!
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for men. You can give your heart some TLC by making sure to eat fresh fruits and vegetables daily. An easy way to ensure you are getting balanced nutrition is choose foods that are a variety of colors. A heart healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring or bland, make sure you’re having enough fruits and vegetables along with the occasional snack or two.
Move your body and get some work done!
Indiana ranks as one of most obese states in the U.S. not just for adults, but for children as well. So is the case for many more states in US and all over the world. The good news is that research shows that just 30 minutes a day of moderate exercise can help improve your health, and running or even normal activity will go a long way in keeping you fit and firm for a long run.
Consult your doctor and make appointments.
The life expectancy for men is 5 years less than women, and men are 100% less likely to visit their doctor for preventative health exams. Why is preventive care so important? Preventative care can help you keep up good health, and detect any health issues early before they become a major challenge, which can help you have a better quality of life for you and your family. Find a doctor you are comfortable with so you can openly discuss all aspects of your health from your mental health to sexual health and your overall wellness, as consulting an expert clears out the dilemmas and the cobwebs in your head.
Quit smoking, NOW!
Whether you smoke cigarettes, vape, or chew tobacco, you already know that tobacco and the additional chemicals in cigarettes can lead to diseases such has high blood pressure, cancer, and more. Did you also know that tobacco can also contribute to poor mental health and opposed to the common belief, it does not relieve stress? Research studies show that people who stop smoking have less depression, anxiety, and stress and have improved positive mood and quality of life compared with those who continue to smoke, which is ironic but it’s the case now.
Healthy Mind, Healthy Being. Take care of your mental health.
Your mental health is inseparable from your physical health so it’s important to make sure you are taking care of your mental and emotional well-being in order to keep away from the ordeals of life and be more content and happy. Over 6 million men report struggling with depression, and over 3 million men report struggling with anxiety. Many times, men are more reluctant to seek help for depression, anxiety and other mental health issues for fear it it makes them look weak or because they feel they should be able to handle it on their own.