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MEN and HEALTH
MEN'S HEALTH HIGHLAND
formerly The Better Health For Men Group (Highland) is
an independent charitable group which promotes awareness of men's health issues in
Highland and campaigns for improved health services for men. For further information
about the Group, it's activities and other Group publications or to comment about this
content contact: Men's Health Highland, 5 Knowles Gardens, Nairn, IV12 4AT.
Men's Health Matters
Your health matters!
But when you have a health worry, do you like most men, put it off?
What is the problem?
Recent surveys tell us that:
1 in 2 men over the age of 16 have a specifically male health complaint
Who is responsible?
There are some things in our lives which affect our health where we seem to lack direct control, such as the pressure caused by work...
...but, when it comes to
staying active, watching our weight or seeing our doctor if
What can you do?
It is amazing how little you have to do to be fit and healthy:
Aim to eat five portions of fruit or
vegetables each day
Your local doctor's surgery is your first point of contact for help and advice, though you may also be able to get support through work. This page contains a list of help lines and other useful numbers.
When things do go wrong, men tend to use health services too little, too late. It is important that you stay aware of your body and report any unexplained changes that occur, to your doctor.
you have a worry about your health -
0845 769 7555