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  1. Health over 50

    18/01/21

    Useful links for visitors over 50. Screening, lifestyle and disease awareness including diabetes, prostate and erection problems. Men are living longer. (Still not as long as women but you can't have everything.) Fifty years ago, few men lived much b ... More

  2. He and Him

    22/02/21

    You wouldn't always know it but men are a very diverse group. Our new podcast on identifying as male. Listen to "He and Him" on Spreaker. In the droning discourse of identity politics, the myriad ways in which we all identify can be lost in ... More

  3. Miscarriage and men

    01/02/21

    Euan Bruce discusses the impact of a partner's miscarriage on men and the support available. One in 4 women are likely to suffer a miscarriage in their lifetime and for some, it can be a very traumatic experience. It is life changing for women and al ... More

  4. How are you really?

    15/01/21

    Some questions to ask yourself. How are you? That question is difficult to answer accurately.  We all say ‘fine’ if someone asks. The fourteen questions here are widely used to help health professionals go a bit deeper than this. You can use them to help ... More

  5. Do you have a hazardous waist?

    13/01/21

    Are you overweight? There's a very easy way to check. Get a tape measure. Being overweight increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. Next year in England and Wales alone around 50,000 deaths will be down to exce ... More

  6. Be a Covid volunteer

    07/01/21

    Volunteering is good for mental wellbeing. Stay safe. Non-health professionals: Local volunteer scheme Health professionals: NHS Covid-19 vaccine team Your Health Out of scope ... More

  7. Don't use Covid as an excuse to ignore symptoms

    11/11/20

    The NHS is still here for you. If you want to stay safe, tell a GP about your symptoms. The NHS is still there for you - it's not just about Covid-19. Research suggests that Covid-19 is changing the way we are accessing NHS services. A recent survey ... More

  8. Andrew, 28: Even our sex life was affected

    28/10/20

    Andrew was just 28 when he got Covid-19 in March 2020. I was abroad in Paris. It wasn't pleasant and I was breaking out in sweats, regularly feeling very hot. I had a terrible cough for around four weeks. At the time, there was no test. I was told I ... More

  9. 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

  10. Martin: I forgot the word 'ventilator'

    12/08/20

    Martin was just 42 when Covid-19 struck in March 2020. On 25 March I was admitted to hospital with breathing difficulties. My asthma had been problematic for a few days and I’d been to A&E twice before. Not only did I have difficulty in breathing, but ... More

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