By: karengray | June 10, 2019

Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year as the week leading up to and including Father’s Day. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

From infancy to old age, women are simply healthier than men. Of the 15 leading causes of death, men lead women in all of them except Alzheimer's disease, which many men don't live long enough to develop. Although the gender gap is closing, on average men still die five years earlier than their female counterparts. Research shows that men go to the doctor less than women and are more likely to have a serious condition when they do go.

While the reasons are partly biological, men's approa...

Category: Men s Health