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The regular health checks every man needs to do -- are you?
Monday, 15 June · 2 min read

This week, men around the world are being asked to stop and take stock of their health during International Men’s Health Week -- and we’re going to help you do it.

Firstly, when was the last time you did a general health check? Answer these questions:

  1. How healthy is your lifestyle? -- Are you eating a balanced diet, exercising daily and drinking no more than 3 units of alcohol a day?
  2. How’s your weight -- do you have a body mass index (BMI) below 25 (visit our free resource below to calculate your BMI)?
  3. Are you a smoker?
  4. Have you checked your cholesterol levels or blood pressure recently?

Knowing these details about your health can help you know if you’re at risk of conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, heart attack or stroke.

But don't worry, you don't have to do anything with your answers right now. Instead, keep them in mind and visit the Daily Drop-In every day this week. We'll explain what your answers suggest about your risk of future health problems and the lifestyle changes you can make to keep this risk low.

Quote of the day

The part can never be well unless the whole is well. -- Plato