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  1. Ryan Resolves

    03/01/17

    Comedian John Ryan would love to make some new year resolutions but none of them are logical. It’s the New Year and for some reason everyone wants to make a change. It is just a date on the calendar, but every year it sends some people into frenzy for fre ... More

  2. Vasectomy: a kick in the balls?

    18/11/16

    Post-vasectomy pain is rarely talked about … In 2009, Kieran Brennan wrote this: It is not like to having an in-growing toenail removed. Expect a fair degree of bruising and discomfort for the first week to ten days. Don't be taken in by the pre-op p ... More

  3. What is #works4me?

    06/01/17

    It's about sharing suggestions for difficult situations. #works for me is part of the Men's Health Forum's beatstress.uk service. What's the difference? beatstress.uk lets you email or text chat with a stress specialist on a one to one ... More

  4. What is beatstress.uk?

    13/06/16

    Online stress support for men. The beatstress.uk 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

  5. Stranger Than A Talking Dog

    25/10/16

    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

  6. Tim: Why I hate Elvis Presley

    19/10/16

    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

  7. FAQ - Loss of sex drive FAQs

    03/11/16

    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

  8. FAQ - Going to Work FAQs

    26/06/14

    We spend about 100,806 hours working- that's 11 and a half years- so better keep it healthy. How can going to work affect my health? We spend many of our waking hours working so it's hardly surprising that the things we do there can have a major ... More

  9. Lost Your Spear?

    04/08/16

    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

  10. Symptom Watch

    19/04/16

    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

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