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  1. 'I don't have to pretend anymore'

    29/04/16

    Steve Baxter talks about living with depression. I was diagnosed with depression ten years ago – but I had been struggling with it since childhood.  I felt there was something inadequate about me – that everyone else was able to cope and it was just me wh ... More

  2. FAQ - ED drugs

    16/11/16

    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

  3. 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

  4. Haringey health links

    29/04/15

    Quick links to useful health services for men in Haringey From health checks and health advice to help with smoking, drink, drugs, sexual and mental health. NHS Health Check Everybody between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with ... More

  5. Should I go to A&E?

    31/05/16

    Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments are for emergencies. But what's an emergency? Would you call out roadside recovery if you ran out of petrol? Of course not. It would take ages and wouldn't solve the problem anyway. Yet every day hund ... More

  6. Finding a GP

    14/10/16

    How to register with a local doctor's practice The GP, the local doctor, is the first point of contact when you are ill or want health advice.  As well as doctors, many local GP practices have a team including practice nurses, sometimes counsellors a ... More

  7. Men without children

    10/07/16

    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

  8. FAQ - New Alcohol Guidelines FAQs

    22/04/16

    In January 2016, the recommended maximum alcohol intake for men was reduced by a third in new official guidelines. What is the new Department of Health guidance? What do the new guidelines say? The Chief Medical Officers’ guideline for both men and women ... More

  9. Your FAQs to our GPs

    03/06/16

    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. Do it while they're alive

    20/05/16

    In a second article on stress ahead of Men's Health Week, Jim Pollard remembers some advice and writes a letter. Last week I wrote about football, the stadium of hate. The article was to set the scene for Men’s Health Week which this year is all abou ... More

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