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  1. How to live with a long - term condition

    26/01/15

    What's the secret of living with a long-term condition? Jim Pollard has interviewed many men living with a variety of LTCs. Here are their tips. Doctors, health services and many patients struggle with long-term conditions (LTCs) because there is rar ... More

  2. How to check your balls

    14/12/15

    How to check your testicles for lumps. http://www.youtube.com/embed/SeDQJqXXFkE Dr Chris Steele explains how to check your nuts for lumps that could be testicular cancer. More information:  Testicle- FAQs     Your Health Out of scope ... More

  3. 'I didn't know until I was in my 40s'

    22/09/14

    John Byrne talks about his attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. I grew up when things like ADHD and dyslexia hadn’t been ‘invented’ so didn’t find out until I was in my early forties. My 6 year-old son was tested. Teachers thought he ... More

  4. 'Recovery is a journey'

    22/09/14

    Richard Shrubb talks about living with paranoid schizophrenia. I had a massive breakdown in 1996, but didn’t get to see a psychiatrist until 1999. To my family my breakdown appeared so gradual they didn’t realise I had finally lost the plot. To them I was ... More

  5. 'Learn To Love Yourself'

    22/09/14

    Fabio Zuchelli talks about living with depression and anxiety. On the face of it, growing up I really didn’t have it hard at all. People often seem surprised to hear I’ve really struggled with low mood and anxiety. The causes of my decade and a half of de ... More

  6. 'Have the balls to ask for help'

    31/07/14

    Ryan Walshe discovered he had testicular cancer when watching TV I noticed something was wrong after I watched  Embarrassing Bodies on Channel 4. There was a piece about testicular cancer. When I did a self-examination, I noticed that one of testicles was ... More

  7. Man MOT Pod Cast #1

    24/02/15

    'As easy as falling off a log'- legendary comedian (and former lumberjack) John Ryan tries Man MOT online chat to a GP.   Follow John on Twitter @comedyjohnryan and Facebook. Big thanks to Richard Morton Sound for the music. Your Health Out of s ... More

  8. What is Sleep Apnoea

    01/02/16

    How do you sleep? Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is common but often remains undiagnosed says specialist sleep nurse Beccy Mullins. OSA is a condition that affects breathing during sleep due to a partial or total closure of the airway. This results in dis ... More

  9. Tame the Monkey, free the mind

    20/03/15

    Mind coach Don Macpherson's FIVE key ways to improve your performance- in sport or anything else in life. Don Macpherson has been coaching sportsmen where it really matters- between the ears- for over 20 years. He dates it back to the weekend in spri ... More

  10. What can Tony Soprano teach men about therapy?

    14/07/14

    John Barry and Martin Seager ask: does the US TV series The Sopranos create realistic expectations of therapy for men? Remember the first time I came here [to therapy]. I said [...] all Americans, all they’re doing is crying and confessing and complaining ... More

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