June is recognized as a health-consciousness month. It is a Men’s Health Month, including Men’s Health Week. Moreover, June also celebrates Wear Blue Day since this raises the level of awareness and educates both genders regarding the significance of men’s health. Men should not ignore signals of their bodies. These signals would tell you if there is something wrong with your health.
Health news today shows that men’s health has the same concerns as that of women. One of these concerns includes cardiovascular disease. Statistics show that one out of three men has cardiovascular disease. This illness refers to the condition of your blood vessel.
Blood vessels are affected by cardiovascular disease. These vessels could be blocked, narrowed, or stiffened, which might lead to chest pain (angina), heart attack, or stroke. These conditions happened when the blood vessels are not in prime situations. Adequate blood amounts cannot flow easily to various parts of the body because of the blood vessels’ marred conditions.
Heart disease has different ranges, It includes heart rhythm, blood vessel illnesses, and inborn heart problems. Coronary heart disease is a widely used term for buildup or development of plaque in the arteries of the heart. Cholesterol is the root cause of this build-up which might be produced by the body or from the food that a person consumes that are rich in trans fats or saturated fats. Animal sources are high in cholesterol and these include poultry, meat, or full-fat dairy products.
Men should transition to lifestyle changes, which promote better health. Health related articles include these steps:
Healthy Eating. Men should eat more green foods, such as asparagus, spinach, carrots, cabbage, and broccoli; fruits such as tomatoes, prunes, pears, oranges, bananas, and apples; fish that have high levels of omega-3 fatty acids such as sardines, mussels, trout, tuna, and salmon; legumes that include chickpeas, kidney beans, black-eyed peas, and lentils; low-fat or fat-free dairy such as Greek yogurt skim milk; whole wheat breads such as brown rice, corn tortillas, and oatmeal. These products will not only make you look good but feel good as well.
Sugary foods and beverages, coconut and palm oils and red meat should be avoided. Alcoholic drinks must be avoided too.
Keeping a Good Weight. As men grow older, the harder to lose weight. Due to the busy schedule, they are having a hard time to find a way to lose body fats.
Still, it is necessary to shed off pounds if men are overweight. Exercising and changing eating habits can do the job of shedding off the pounds. Male adults should undergo some physical activity that could be moderate-intensity up to 150 minutes. Walking, going to the gym, organized team sports or home training could be the options.
However, men should take necessary precautions and not jump into vigorous activities in an instant. No matter how badly you want to lose weight, you need to take smaller steps. Start with light exercises. It will help you lose weight, even if the workout is light. However, if you want to take the big steps, doctors must be consulted before jumping to these routines.
Stress Management. Stress is inevitable. We face it from the moment we wake up until we go to bed. If left unmanaged, it could lead to numerous diseases. It could lead to heart problems, weight gain, and so much more.
For this reason, men should be able to manage stress. There are different ways to handle stress. It can be done by continuing the necessary exercises, such as yoga, boxing, and other cardiovascular exercises. If you don’t like to do stress-relieving workouts, you can try relaxation therapy, meditation, stress administration program, and simple bonding with friends and family. Doing these things will help you manage stress.
Cigarette Smoking. Prevention is better than cure. However, if men have already been smoking for years, it would be hard for them to eliminate this habit. Thus, they should ask the help of a medical professional on how to stop this addiction.
If you don’t like to seek a professional’s help, you can turn your attention to other activities. For instance, you may invite your friend to hike. It will not only keep you away from cigarettes. It will also allow you to appreciate the beauty of nature.
Men usually do not like changes. However, they can choose to alter their lifestyle if they want to. They can truly improve on this side as it can lead them to live healthier, happier, and more enjoyable lives.