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Why do some men find it difficult to keep their health in check, instead waiting until something serious occurs?
More than half of Queensland’s adult men are unhappy with their bodies, a My health for life study has found.
The research, undertaken by the Queensland Government-funded lifestyle program also identified one in four men frequently feel anxious or depressed.
After identifying a major gap in available research into men’s health in Queensland, My health for life recently undertook a study of its own to determine what the State’s men think about health and their lifestyle habits.
Nearly half of Queensland’s adult men are unhappy with their bodies, a new study has found.
Research, undertaken by the Queensland Government-funded lifestyle program My health for life, also revealed that one in four men frequently feel anxious or depressed.
Despite this, program director Lyn Hamill said Queensland men over-estimate how healthy they are – and this is a problem.
Talks are underway with Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Cape and Torres Hospital and Health Service, newly formed Torres Health Indigenous Corporation and Alliance partners Northern QLD PHN and Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council about the My health for life program being delivered in the Cape and Torres Strait this year.