It’s the age old quest for eternal youth. But more and more men (and women) are focusing on their health and being fit. Whether it’s dropping a few pounds or making sure you don’t put any back on. Whether it’s just fighting to live a healthy life or fighting to beat an illness or disease, there’s tons of information out there. These links help you sift through the best options for your lifestyle and health goals.
Your guide to fitness, health, weight loss, nutrition, sex and style.
Going straight to the source for Men’s Health may be your one stop shopping option to get the body and lifestyle you crave. Expert articles ranging from food and nutrition to style and, yes, sex, you can read much of what’s available in the print version of the magazine on the website. There’s an option to subscribe so you don’t miss important content.
Men’s Health and Style – menshealth.com
Men’s Health at the Mayo Clinic
Health information for men from medical professionals
Getting straight to the point, the Mayo Clinic tells us that the top men’s health threats are heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury. But they’re quick to point out that by making healthy lifestyle choices, including a healthy diet and exercise, these threats are largely preventable.
Men’s Health advice from medical experts – mayoclinic.com/health/mens-health/MY00394
Medicine Plus: National Institutes of Health
Helping men pay more attention to their health.
The National Institutes of Health knows that it’s no secret that women are more in tune with health issues than men. Perhaps that image is changing, but men do have more of a tendency to avoid going to the doctor until absolutely necessary. NIH points out that many ailments that afflict men can be dealt with effectively if caught early. Don’t ignore the warning signs.
Reminding men not to ignore the warning signs – nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealth.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The facts you need to know.
Facts are, the more men are aware of health challenges and threats, the better they can prepare for those challenges. The CDC says it’s time for men to “man up”and take steps towwards a safer and healther life. The site covers a multitude of health issues and offers documents in pdf format. You can find information ranging from sexual health to summertime safety.
Man up about your health – cdc.gov/men/
Men’s Health Network
Reaching men where they work and play with health prevention messages and tools.
Men’s Health Network is a national non-profit organization. They seek to educate men and boys, along with their families about male specific health challenges. They hope to educate men of all ages regarding positive lifestyle choices, giving them the opportunity to live happier and more healthy lives.
Educational materials and programs for men’s health. http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/
Men’s Health Month
Every June: Awareness, Prevention, Education, Families
Every June is Men’s Health Month. It’s a time for men to focus on their health and fitness needs. Through articles and progarms and through a Congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is designed to heighten men’s awareness of preventable health problems by encouraging early detection of disease among men and boys.
June is Men’s Health Month – http://www.menshealthmonth.org/