Category: Men’s Health

Suicide prevention day is every day

Someone with depression is 20 times more likely to die from suicide than someone without it. Depression has been found to play a role in more than one-half of all suicide attempts. Suicide Prevention This year, World Suicide Prevention Day took place on 10 September. It was a day for all of us to think about those that had lost...

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Suicide: Lessons from the tragic death of Shane Tuck

Michael Tuck is one of my heroes.  A seven-time premiership-winning legend of the Hawthorn Football Club who played a record four hundred and twenty-six (426) senior games for the club between 1971 and 1991. He is also a father that recently lost a son, Shane Tuck — an AFL legend in his own right — to suicide from the impact...

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Generation X – Please be seated for your midlife crisis

Generation X followed that of the Baby Boomers and preceded the Millennials. It’s our time for a mid-life crisis. By no means, it is an exclusive club. Almost all of us will experience it in some form. Research suggests that men are more likely to experience it, but no-one is immune. Symptoms vary. Yours may be different, but here are...

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25 Lessons learned from my first 50 years

Colonoscopies are painless, nothing to be worried about, and very important to your health. If you’re over 50, make sure you do your initial bowel screening test and follow up with regular checks with your doctor or specialist. Prescription medicine can cure a lot of ailments. It can also help with things you might not have expected when you were...

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