Learn how you can improve your health during Men’s Health Month.
June is Men’s Health Month. In an effort to help raise awareness about men’s health and the prevention of certain male health risks, Men’s Health Month encourages men of all ages to get the healthcare that they need. Participate in Men’s Health Month, and check out these tips to help you stay as healthy as possible.
Find the Right Doctor.
It’s important that you have a primary care physician. That way when you’re feeling ill you have a person to go to. Your doctor should be someone that you feel comfortable talking with about all your health issues so that you get the care that you need.
Visit Your Doctor.
Finding the right doctor is one thing. However, it’s important that you see your doctor when you’re having issues with your health, in addition to annual visits for routine physicals and preventive screenings. If you’re experiencing any issues with your health, it’s important that you seek medical attention without delay.
Get Plenty of Sleep.
Don’t underestimate the power of sleep. Your body needs to rest so that it can function properly. Many adults don’t get the 7-8 hours each night that they need. Ensure that you sleep well so that you can stay healthy.
Keep Mental Health in Check.
When it comes to your health, your mental health is just as important as your physical health. If you’re having issues with your mental health, seek the necessary medical attention. Does your current plan include annual physicals? Contact SeniorChoices NW to schedule an appointment to review your plan and preventive care coverage.