We're all responsible for our health and regular health checks are vital.
Make sure you get your annual flu jab. These will usually be free if you are over 65, have certain medical conditions or are a carer. If you are in one of these groups and are not invited for a flu jab, contact your GP.
It may seem like you don't drink much, but a drink or two most evenings can do harm to your body. From making you gain weight to increasing your risk of cancer, alcohol can have serious effects on your body. You can find out more, take a free 'alcohol test' and book online coaching sessions at Don't Bottle It Up.
Drug use has very clear effects on health and wellbeing. FRANK's A to Z gives information about the effects and impact of different drugs. The NHS website has comprehensive information about drinking and alcohol as well as drugs and drug abuse.
Do you need help and support?
Now is the right time to quit. Every cigarette causes you real harm and quitting smoking is healthier for you and your family. The Quit4Life service is committed to helping smokers who live or work in Hampshire who want to quit. Visit the Smoke free Hampshire website, call 01264 563039 or text Quit to 66777.
Maintaining a healthy weight is important for your overall health. Becoming overweight or obese increases your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. Find information and advice to help you lose weight.
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Incontinence can be very distressing. However, there is a lot of information and support available.
Mental health needs can affect anyone, of any age or background and at any time of our life. See our Mental health page to find information and support.
The Men’s Health Forum is a charity supporting men's health in England, Wales and Scotland. You can find fast, free independent advice online as well as manuals and free downloads.
Sleeping well is essential if you are to stay well and feel good. It is especially important if you lead a busy life, are coping with illness or stress or if you are caring for someone else.
If you are having sleep problems, it is important that you understand what is causing this and take steps to sleep better.
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