We all know that men can be a little … slack when it comes to going to the doctor and taking things like their health seriously. That is why you this Men’s Health Week you should pass this quiz on to the men in your life, it’s super simple and at the end of it the men will have a better idea as to whether they are making healthy life choices.
Men’s Health Week have developed a survey that grades your general health based on the answers you give to a series of questions. They’re derived from Foundation 49’s One Minute Men’s Health Check and aim to give you a rough score on your health from 0 to 100. A lower score indicates better general health while a higher number is more emphasis on needing to see a doctor.
How to interpret your score:
*** 18 – 45 ***
Well done – you are making the right healthy lifestyle choices and keeping in control of your health. Make sure you maintain a good relationship with your GP and have a yearly check-up. Why not make Men’s Health Week the time you have your annual visit to the GP?
*** 46 – 70 ***
Keep your health in the forefront of your mind. It is important that you book in for your yearly men’s health check and discuss all age appropriate health risks with your GP. Men’s Health Week is a great time to start being proactive with your health.
*** 71 – 90 ***
It is time for a change. Call your local GP today and book an appointment for a full men’s health check. You should have a discussion with your GP about your health risks and what changes you can make to your lifestyle to lower your risk of illness. Take this survey with you to the GP to assist with your discussion and testing.
Visit their website to check your score, but remember that the survey is not a diagnosis. It’s recommended to all men that they visit a GP for a general health checkup at least once a year.