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  1. Stranger Than A Talking Dog


    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month we reprint one of the first articles to appear in the mainstream UK media about male breast cancer. It was written by Jim Pollard for The Observer in 2000 (articles were a lot longer in those days). Male breast cancer is ... More

  2. Tim: Why I hate Elvis Presley


    In 1995, Tim Lezard underwent 16 hour heart surgery and wasn't expected to survive. My parents knew something wasn’t quite right when I was a toddler. They took me to a heart specialist in London. She suspected I had a faulty aortic valve, but wanted ... More

  3. What is


    Online stress support for men. The service offers online support for men of all ages.  Midlife Crisis  is the most visited mental health page on the Men’s Health Forum website and we know, through the other searches on our site, that we' ... More

  4. Lost Your Spear?


    Tim Samuels argues that of the 200,000 years homo sapiens has been wandering this planet, this has to be the most challenging time to be a man. Jim Pollard asks why. When you witness the plight of millions of refugees or read some of the vicious anti-wome ... More

  5. FAQ - Loss of sex drive FAQs


    Loss of interest in sex (or loss of libido) isn’t unusual. It affects up to one in five men at some point. Loss of libido is no fun. Usually, it’s short-term – after a life-changing event like pregnancy or childbirth. But if it lasts longer, it can be a s ... More

  6. Men without children


    Do you want kids? Counsellor Robin Hadley argues that men without children can be as 'broody' as women and links childlessness with depression. Do you have children? Or want them? I am an involuntarily childless man. I always expected to be a da ... More

  7. FAQ - Foot Care FAQs


    Whether on site or in the office, don't put your foot in it at work. If you’re on your feet most of the day at work, your legs and feet are probably the most important piece of equipment you use at work. You can replace a lost screwdriver or broken c ... More

  8. FAQ - ED drugs


    FAQs on the drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence. What drugs are there for erectile dysfunction? A class of drugs called Phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors is widely used and effective. They increase the blood flow to your penis ... More

  9. Your FAQs to our GPs


    These are the questions most commonly asked of our Man MOT GPs. Is your question here? Is my penis too small? Can I enlarge my penis? I can’t get an erection I cum too quickly I have a skin problem I’ve lost interest in sex I produce less semen I have a s ... More

  10. Symptom Watch


    Easy things to watch out for that might be the sign of something more serious. Knowing your own body is the best way to catch illnesses and diseases sooner rather than later. This article highlights some symptoms for men to be aware of. A lump in your bal ... More