Statistics show that men worldwide live on average five to seven years shorter than women. There are reasons for this: Studies show that in addition to a higher tendency towards risky behavior, there is also a simultaneous reluctance to visit the doctor and undergo preventive check-ups among men. Men are more likely to be overweight than women. The suicide rate is also higher among men. And on average, men drink and smoke more than women.
Today’s World Men’s Day should therefore be an impetus to think about one’s own health. It is about more awareness and education on topics that affect men’s health.
A good starting point for dealing with your own health is the website www.maennergesundheitsportal.de (DE) of the Federal Center for Health Education. Take a look!