Men’s Health and Medicare

Jun 13, 2022 | Medicare Benefits

It’s Men’s Health Week, meaning it’s time to focus on our guy’s health. Unfortunately, men’s health is often neglected. Men are more likely than women to smoke and drink excessively, and they’re also less likely to visit the doctor regularly. As a result, men are more likely to suffer from heart disease, cancer, and other potentially deadly conditions.

Fortunately, there are things we can do to improve men’s health. Here are some tips:

Men's Health-Checkup

Get regular checkups

It may not be fun, but regularly seeing a doctor is essential – especially as you get older. Regular checkups can help catch problems early when they’re easier to treat.

Men's Health - Quit Smoking

Quit smoking

If you smoke, quitting is one of the best things you can do for your health. Talk to your doctor about ways to quit and get support from family and friends.

Men's Health - Eat Healthily

Eat healthily

A healthy diet is vital for everyone and is especially crucial for men. For example, eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, and other conditions.

Men's Health - Regular Exercise

Exercise regularly

Exercise is another excellent way to improve your health. Just 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week can make a big difference.

Men's Health - Limit Alcohol

Limit alcohol intake

Too much alcohol can cause health problems, including liver damage and high blood pressure. So if you drink, do so in moderation.

By following these tips, you can help improve your health – and the health of the men in your life. So let’s make Men’s Health Week a time to focus on our guy’s health and commit to improving men’s health all year round.

If you are a Medicare beneficiary, you can access many preventive services to help you stay healthy. For example, you can get a free yearly wellness visit with your doctor. This visit is a great time to discuss your health and any concerns you may have. Medicare may also cover screenings like cholesterol, diabetes, and depression. And if you need more help staying healthy, Medicare Advantage plans may provide additional coverage aside from what you can get from Original Medicare.

So if you’re a man on Medicare, take advantage of the available benefits. If you need assistance choosing the right Medicare plan for your healthcare needs, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Stay healthy and Happy Men’s Health Week!

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