Celebrating Men's Health Every June

Increasing awareness of men's health issues has been going on for years. Encouraging international as well as national institutions to develop health policies and services that meet the specific needs of men, boys, and their families is the goal.

For this year, the focus is on belly fat. Why belly fat? Because it is the type of fat that is bad for your health and men are more likely to have it.

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What Happens to Your Body Past 40?

When you reach your 40s, you may seem to notice a lot more changes in your body and health. Optimal physical and psychological health is determined largely by our hormones.

Testosterone is the essence of masculinity

How bad can lower testosterone be? Environment, inactive lifestyles, diet and exposure to certain chemicals can prevent testosterone production, causing men to lose virility faster than ever before. Results of low testosterone include:

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What Men Over 40 Should Be Doing to Stay Healthy

In your 40s? Starting to notice your favorite jeans getting snug? Vision getting fuzzy while reading the morning paper? Is stress creeping into your life more? Not to worry, you can develop a healthy and fit you.

Make your fitness the top priority

Many medical problems that occur in men over 40 are connected with obesity and poor heart health. Take action and increase your heart rate a few times a week to make yourself healthier. Doing exercises may seem daunting than before and your whole body may bother you at the start. Doing some stretches for your entire body and sticking to your routine will help you power through.

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