This year, the theme for Men’s Health Week in Ireland is ‘Restoring the Balance’. Although men fare better than women in most conventional measures, such as jobs and earnings, this advantage is not reflected in their health (British Medical Journal, 2011).
The benefits of quitting are huge – not just for your health, but financially too. With the help of the HSE, over 7,000 people have successfully kicked the habit.
In a recent survey, the Irish Cancer Society found that almost one in four (23%) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor and farming industries.
According to Spectrum Health, heart disease is Ireland’s leading cause of death, with much of this being preventable?
A webinar shining a light on the effect of Covid-19 on men was hosted by Noel Richardson, Director, National Centre of Men’s Health in Ireland. In the webinar, he interviews Dr Alan White, Emeritus Professor of Men’s Health at Leeds Beckett University.
There are plenty of resources online to help reduce your alcohol consumption – or you can simply educate yourself on the hidden dangers of alcohol.