men's health

National Men’s Health Month: Why Should We Be Paying Attention?

For the entire month of June, awareness about men’s health and the unique issues they experience is recognized nationally. The goal is to encourage males and their families to focus on their health and practice healthy living. This awareness is important because statistics show that men die about five years earlier than women, and at a…

Men Have Eating Disorders

  We label them “men’s eating disorders” and we shouldn’t. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorders are not gendered. We don’t say “men’s depression” or “men’s alcoholism” in order to differentiate or isolate one sex from the other. Every single person on the planet experiences things a little bit differently…

Men Face Stigma And Shame When They’re Depressed

  What defines a man? Ask society as a whole and you might get a frontier-era image of a man hauling wood, building a home, and providing for his family. Men, according to society, are strong, clear-headed, balanced, always know what to do, always do what they know they need to do, and don’t have…