Men - here's why you need to check yourself before you wreck yourself
Testicular cancer is just one of the common ailments that affect men. But, on top of this, there's a whole range of health problems - both physical and mental - that affect men disproportionately.
If you're a chap, there are some really important health facts worth checking yourself against to gauge the state of your wellbeing. Here are the key numbers (courtesy of Movember):
37 - a waist size of 37 inches or above puts you at increased chance of heart disease, diabetes and cancer
14 - men should drink a maximum of 14 units of alcohol a week
120/80 - this is the normal blood pressure for a male
150 - men should aim for 150 minutes of moderate physical activity each week
5 - men should aim to eat a minimum of 5 portions of fruit and veg each day
10 - cigarette smokers die 10 years younger on average than non-smokers
So the message is clear:
- Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable
- Drink lots of water
- Get at least 150 minutes of exercise each week
- Stop (or cut down) on smoking and alcohol
- Get your weight down to a healthy level
The good news is we can absolutely help you reach these goals to keep you free from pain, disease and other health problems.
From keeping you injury-free so you can continue to exercise to helping you stop smoking, let’s work to keep you fit, healthy and enjoying life as you should.
If you would like to discuss any of these aspects of physical health and how we can help, call our reception team today. All calls are completely confidential and no-obligation.