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  1. FAQ - Hair loss FAQs


    Male pattern baldness affects over half of men over the age of 50 and most men at some point during their life. What is it? Most men don't need to be told — it's the loss of hair resulting in decreasing coverage of the scalp. What are the main s ... More

  2. FAQ - Bent Penis FAQs


    Peyronie's disease is a condition where your penis becomes more bent than usual. Why is my erect penis bent? Every penis is bit bent and a slight bend upwards is not just normal but desirable. You may have a problem if your penis is bent to the left ... More

  3. FAQ - Man MOT FAQs


    Sounds great. But how does Man MOT work? What is Man MOT? Man MOT is a free, confidential online health information service designed by and for men in England. You  can use it at anytime. You can text chat directly to an NHS GP about any health problem at ... More

  4. It's good to chalk: snooker and health


    Your Survival Guide to the 2019 World Snooker Championships. Once upon a time, snooker was played through a haze of cigarette smoke and alcohol. Not any more. Today’s players are fit and sharp and if you’re tuning into the marathon that is the World Profe ... More

  5. Useful Links


    Links to useful health organisations Inclusion on this list does not imply any endorsement by the Men's Health Forum. It includes organisations for both men and women. FEELING DESPERATE? Samaritans Telephone: 116 123 Emotional support 24/7 www.samari ... More

  6. Brian: 'Don't leave it too late to act on weight'


    Brian is in his 60s. He has type 2 diabetes. I was diagnosed at 50. I’ve always been overweight, even as a child. I noticed that I was drinking a lot of water. That was the trigger. The GP did a urine test there and then.  Now I have three medicines: metf ... More

  7. Ben: 'I was very hard - working. Probably too much.'


    Ben is in his late 40s. He has type 1 diabetes with some type 2 characteristics. About four years ago I suddenly noticed I was breathless and urinating all the time. I didn’t have my energy.  I went to the GP a couple of times. They said an ear infection ... More

  8. John: 'Monitoring my numbers helps me manage'


    John is in his 50s. He has type 2 diabetes. I was diagnosed 13 years ago. I was overweight. Then I began to lose weight and was passing a lot of water. I do feel I brought diabetes on myself. My diet was terrible. I still remember the night before my diag ... More

  9. World Cup 2018 Survival Guide


    What's the World Cup got to do with diabetes? Well, the odds on you getting diabetes are about the same as on Argentina winning. Still think you don't need our World Cup Survival Guide? You can download a simple version of this guide to print ou ... More

  10. Mehboob: 'my heart attack will make me a better doctor'


    Mehboob Kahan is a doctor with a particular interest in head injury. At the age of 55, he had a heart attack. I went to the gym just round the corner as usual. I go nearly everyday. We do a work-out of the day at 4pm when we exercise together. There were ... More