International Men’s Health Week is June 13 – 18, 2022

Men's Health WeekThis week, we recognize the importance of the health and wellness of men and boys. It is celebrated annually on the week leading up to Father’s Day. International Men’s Health Week is a reminder to reflect on the benefits of prioritizing your health and the health of men in your life.

Our daily lives can get busy, but it’s very important to find the time to take care of yourself. So use International Men’s Health Week to consider wellness a priority, no matter how busy you are.

Here are several things to think about during the week. 

  • Schedule appointments to see your doctors. Annual checkups and dental and optometrist appointments are just the tips of the iceberg. Depending on your age, consider getting checked for diseases like prostate cancer, HIV, etc.
  • Find the time to stay active. Exercise can significantly reduce your risk of developing diseases. Activity can happen outside, at the gym, or in the comfort of your home. Find an exercise routine based on your fitness level. If you are unsure about your fitness level, consult your healthcare provider. Then, depending on the activity, encourage your family and friends to join you!
  • Maintain a healthy diet. Nutritious meals are vital for your health. Fruits and vegetables can contribute to higher energy levels. If you don’t know what to eat, consider setting up a meal plan you can follow.
  • Focus on mental health. Your mental state can be just as important as your physical state. Having a self-care routine can keep you at ease. In addition, activities like meditation, therapy, and time away from stressors can improve your health. And all it takes is just a few minutes.

Use this week to think about the steps you can take to improve or maintain a healthy lifestyle. International Men’s Health Week isn’t just for men – we want the women in their lives to learn more too!

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