Men are at more risk of disease than women. The reason is that men get involved in some unhealthy habits like, smoking, drinking and poor health care. And they prefer not to see doctors again and again. It is difficult for them to give proper time to health care and exercise. They prefer Junk food which affects their health but they realize it in older age.
We have come with a health guide for you. We advise you to give time to yourself, this will help you in getting a healthy, long life. Don’t wait to get old to start taking care of your health.
Find a Doctor You can Trust
Don’t avoid doctors, don’t wait to see a doctor when you have some illness or disease. Find a doctor you feel comfortable in sharing your small health issues. The doctor will get your screening tests done, monitor your body weight, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, sugar levels and other important things that can make you ill.
Eat Healthy and Nutritious Food
Eat healthy food and don’t munch on junk foods. As the name suggest junk food is nothing but Junk!
Instead, eat healthy food which your future self will be thankful for. Make fresh fruits and leafy green vegetables, an important and big part of your meals and snacks. Eat fiber-rich, whole grain, bread, brown rice, and beans. Fish chicken and beef should also be added in proper quantity as they are also a good source of nutrients.
Regular Varying Exercises
Exercise and physical activities are very important to stay healthy. They keep the risk of heart diseases away which is a prominent cause of death in men. Regular varying workouts like, aerobics, swimming, muscle training, jogging, walking and stretching keep your fuels burning. Do it daily and don’t skip.
Make quality sleep your priority. It helps in regaining the energy. Don’t over work and cut you sleeping hours, also don’t sleep at wrong timings. A 7 hours sound sleep in the night is all you need to have a productive day. Nothing can replace the effects a good sleep has.
Stress or Depression
Don’t feel shame in getting yourself checked psychologically. Are you depressed, or you feel negative, talk about it. Do you get stressed out easily, and have negative thoughts often. There must be something wrong in your head. Good mental health is very crucial for a healthy lifestyle. Do meditation and yoga regularly, it will help you in getting a peaceful mind.
Quit Unhealthy Habits
Smoking is bad for your health, not only yours, but it is harmful to the health of your loved ones because of secondhand smoking. It can cause lung and heart diseases. Smokers are at a high risk of developing cancer. Alcohol consumptions in excessive quantity also welcome many health issues. Get help from your doctor and make a plan to quit these unhealthy habits.
Care for your Skin
Melanoma is very common skin problem in elderly American men. It is a kind of skin cancer that is caused by excessive exposure to the sun. Protect your skin from deadly UV rays that cause Melanoma. Use a good quality sunscreen with a high sun protection factor. Spend time in shade, and cover your body with clothing that protects from direct sunlight.
Prostrate Risks and Precautions
Prostrate is your companion that grows as you grow. Prostate cancer is also common cancer among men. If you have urinary problems, difficulty in urinating or if there is blood in your urine, it may be an alarming sign that your prostate is in trouble.
Get your prostate screening done to see if there is any problem. Consult a specialist and minimize the risk of getting prostate cancer.
Have difficulty in sex life? Change your eating, drinking and sleeping habits. Exercise regularly, eat healthily and eat well, take proper sleep. Consult a doctor you trust and they will help you getting the exciting life back.
Live Life at its Full
Maybe you need to do some serious lifestyle changes in order to stay healthy for long. But don’t give up, it is better to keep control of things before they get control or your overall health. Follow our tips, stay happy, and give proper quality time to your family and friends. Share your problems with those you love you and care for you. Life is too short for worrying and not living. If you are healthy everything is possible and if you are not, then nothing matters.