It is quite common for men to ignore physical symptoms and health problems — taking a huge gamble with their lives. Research finds that men are 33 percent less likely than women to have visited their doctor.
In addition, men are also more likely than women to be hospitalized for preventable conditions such as congestive heart failure and complications from diabetes.
Men are so good at taking care of their cars—tell them to think of their bodies in the same way.
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Remind Him To Go To The Doctor
Dads simply cannot ignore the importance of certain tests, and he should be going to the doctor at least once a year for important checks and screenings.
Just some of the exams he needs include blood pressure, blood tests for cholesterol, protein, prostate and thyroid function, and a colonoscopy.
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Remind Him To Eat Better
Dads are well known for not having the best eating habits.
The problem with this is that not only is he not getting the daily nutrients he needs, but he’s probably running the risk of gaining weight, thus putting unnecessary strain on his heart and other organs.
Also, when people have poor diets, they tend to be less happy. So help dad out by stressing the importance of eating healthier.
Prepare a healthy meal with him. When and if you two go out to dinner, make sure you both