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This page contains articles about men's health and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

  • Why is no one talking about the biggest cause of sleep disturbance? The need to pee at night.

    Every other day there’s a report posted online about the risks of sleep deprivation – yet no one’s talking about the major reason people of all ages are...

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  • The importance of knowing your PSA level

    Thirty-five years following the discovery of prostate specific antigen or PSA (a molecule in the blood) we now have scientific evidence of the highest quality (a randomiz...

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    Lowering cholesterol through dietary changes…

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD, also known as coronary heart disease or stroke) can lead to angina, heart attacks and heart failure. It remains one of the main causes of dea...

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  • STI home testing kits

    Just as you take care of your general health, your sexual health is also extremely important. You may have had a risky sexual encounter recently, or you may have just ch...

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  • Take the vitamin test

    Often we will have a minor complaint that we suspect might be down to our diet. Perhaps we will up our intake of greens to counter fatigue or increase our consumption of ...

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    Mid-life crisis…it’s not all a joke

    The mid-life crisis is often a source of jokes about men between the ages of 35 and 50. A term first coined in 1965, it can happen when a man thinks he’s reached th...

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  • Millions of men across the UK ‘risking their lives’ by not checking for signs of can...

    More than 50 per cent of men are failing to check themselves regularly for possible symptoms of testicular cancer, according to a national survey by medical charity The U...

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    The effects of male-pattern baldness

    Male pattern baldness is very common and can affect at least 50% of men at some point in their lives and most accept the condition without considering any treatment. Th...

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  • The Power of a Smile

    Scientific research has shown that smiling, or seeing a smile, is contagious and can stimulate happy thoughts - even if you don't feel happy at the time. Thus, our facial...

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    Eating disorders affect more people than you think, including men…

    An eating disorder is when a person has an unhealthy attitude towards food that can take over your life, to the point where it makes you ill. It can include eating too mu...

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  • Vitamins - An education

    Most UK adults admit that they don't know where vitamins come from or even why they're good for you. That's despite nearly half of Brits now using vitamin and mineral sup...

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  • Skin picking: psychology and skin

    Mental health, despite its commonality, is still a topic many find difficult to talk about. Manifesting in various forms, mental health issues can often be isolating and ...

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