Tend to Your Relationships: Fathers & Sons By: Cassie Whyte Happy National Son’s Day! Today, September 28th, we at Men’s Health Network is celebrating National Son’s Day! On this holiday, we acknowledge the joy that comes along with both having a son, and being a son. All sons are gifts to their parents, as well...Continue reading
Blog Entry by Intern, Zachary Funaro “You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.” — NASA astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Sr. National Son’s Day is celebrated on September 28th each year with the sole purpose...Continue reading
Testosterone is a crucial hormone for the male body, Testosterone gives men energy, sex drive, muscle mass, motivation, and overall health. As men age, their testosterone naturally decreases... Learn more about proactive and preventative precautions in this great blog entry!Continue reading
May is recognized as Mental Health Month, providing an invaluable opportunity to raise awareness and understanding about mental health issues. In this blog, we explore and discuss the significance of Mental Health Month for men, boys, and their families.Continue reading
In 2020, according to the CDC, suicide took the lives of over 45,979 men, women, and children. That’s one death every 11 minutes. Not only is suicide an epidemic for the general population, but it’s also the third leading cause of death for boys and the 9th leading cause of death for all males. Women...Continue reading
More men experienced mental health crises and suicidal ideation during the pandemic lockdown than in previous years, according to a recent mental health report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Social isolation and environmental stress also led to a rise in substance abuse— a common coping mechanism for many depressed and anxious men. ...Continue reading
Well, here we are again, the last few weeks of the year. Those weeks that include Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s—collectively called “the holidays.” If you’re reading this article, it means that you have survived the last two years – which have included an election, social unrest, and oh that darned pandemic! Instead of enjoying...Continue reading
The onset of the pandemic in 2020 led to a substantial increase in mental health challenges. In their August 2020 report, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that the “prevalence of symptoms” of anxiety and depression were more than three times higher than they were a year before. Roughly 40% of respondents to their...
COVID-19 has not been kind to men. Not only have more men had more severe cases of the infection but more men have died from it than women. Now, a study from a Cleveland Clinic survey took a look at about 1,000 men, age 18 and older, to assess how they are coping with the...
When it comes to gender, alcohol and drug abuse are not equal-opportunity afflictions. Men are more likely than women to use almost all types of illegal drugs, and they are more likely to end up in emergency rooms or dying as a result of overdose, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Men also have...Continue reading