<![CDATA[Men, are you putting your health on the back burner? Stop! June is Men's Health Month, providing the perfect opportunity to start taking better care of yourself. That's why our team at AFC Urgent Care Cleveland wants to offers some perspective on men's health.
How Can Men Start Getting Healthy?As with anything, you want to start out slow with your overall health goals. If you go all in, you run the risk of falling off the healthy bandwagon. Therefore, you want to make sure that you go slow and adopt healthy habits along the way to improve your chances of getting them to stick for the long haul.
Ways to Improve Health
- Get enough sleep.
- Eat a healthy diet.
- Make time for regular exercise.
- Get regular screenings.
- Don’t smoke.
Why Do Men Wait to See a Doctor?There are many reasons men often wait until they’re sick to go to the doctor. For one, they might feel as though if more time passes that the condition will improve. In addition, they may not feel as comfortable speaking with a physician as women do. Either way, it is important for men to overcome these hurdles so that they can live longer, healthier lives.
Common Medical Conditions Affecting Men
- Prostate cancer
- Heart disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Lung cancer