Men’s Health Week

This week is Men’s Health Week and runs from Monday 9th June to Sunday 15th June. The theme for 2014 in Ireland will be: ‘Challenges, Choices and Celebrations – What’s Your Aim?’ There is certainly a need to do this, as we (men) experience a disproportionate burden of ill-health and die too young. For example…

  • Men die, on average, four and a half years younger than women do.
  • Males have higher death rates than women for all of the leading causes of death.
  • Poor lifestyles are responsible for a high proportion of chronic diseases.
  • Late presentation to health services leads to a large number of problems becoming untreatable …

Please use the link below to find out more information about Men’s Health Week 2014.