5 Ways Hearing Loss Can Affect Your Life

IN THIS ARTICLE: More than 445,000 Veterans suffer from hearing loss. Hearing loss impacts all aspects of life. Hearing loss is treatable. Imagine this: you’re hanging out with your buddies and you can barely hear what they’re saying. You see their lips moving but you’re struggling to keep up with the conversation. Unfortunately, this is …

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Are Your Ears Ringing? Learn About Tinnitus and 3 Ways to Cope

IN THIS ARTICLE: Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, clicking, roaring, or rushing sound in the ears. There is no known cure for tinnitus but there are many treatment options. Smokers have a higher risk of experiencing tinnitus. Have you ever gone to a concert and your ears continued to ring long after the concert was …

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Infographic: High Blood Pressure More Dangerous Than Combat? Blood Pressure Facts Soldiers Need to Know Now

High blood pressure is one of the biggest threats to Soldiers’ health and can lead to heart attack, stroke, and more. Learn how to read your numbers and control your blood pressure with this infographic.   View full High Blood Pressure More Dangerous Than Combat? Blood Pressure Facts Soldiers Need to Know Now Infographic View text …

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Infographic: The Guide to Age-Specific Men’s Health Screenings

For Soldiers, Periodic Health Assessments typically cover the basics, but you may need to get additional screenings to catch health risks that develop over time. Bring this list to your next check up to make sure you are getting all the recommended screenings for your age. View full Guide to Age-Specific Men’s Health Screenings Infographic …

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Infographic: Take 3 to Survive Flu Season

Fever, stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting are all uncomfortable symptoms of the flu.  However, the flu is an avoidable side effect of winter. Getting a flu vaccination is required for all Soldiers and is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of getting the flu. Don’t like shots? The vaccine is also available …

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Pregnancy Scare? 5 Tips to Help You Through It

IN THIS ARTICLE: Taking a pregnancy test is the best way to determine if your girlfriend is pregnant. Missed periods don’t always confirm a pregnancy. When used correctly, birth control prevents unwanted pregnancies close to 100 percent of the time. Girlfriend missed her period? Think she might be pregnant? Here are five tips to help …

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Are You Using Condoms Correctly?

IN THIS ARTICLE: Use a condom to protect against unwanted pregnancy and STIs. Use a condom to protect against unwanted pregnancy and STIs. Wear a condom from start to finish during intercourse. When used the right way, condoms help you steer clear of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancies. This means choosing the right …

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3 Warning Signs You May Have an STI

IN THIS ARTICLE: Wearing a condom is critical to helping you stay STI-free. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most common STIs in the military. Soldiers who do not disclose a pre-existing STI and test positive may be disqualified from the military. You know the drill: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are usually spread through unprotected sex. …

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10 Mansome Health Habits Every Guy Should Practice

IN THIS ARTICLE: Get rid of bloating and gas by eating a banana. Eliminate foot odor with soap – and antiperspirant. Remove ingrown hairs with exfoliating scrub and a pair of tweezers. Everyone loves a well groomed man. Whether you’re trying to score a first date or want to spice things up with your significant …

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