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  1. Man MOT Podcast #2

    13/06/16

    As beatstress.uk opens, comedian John Ryan shares his philosophy on beating stress and anger. Visit the  Beat Stress and Anger  clinic for live text chat and email with an NHS expert. Follow John on Twitter  @comedyjohnryan  and  Facebook. Big t hanks to ... More

  2. 'I'm happier, more truthful and more self - accepting'

    05/11/14

    For many men, becoming disabled is the worst thing they can imagine. Mark disagrees. I was 25. I was just about to start my first teaching job. I went for a run and did about five miles. The next day my knee swelled up. Both the doctor and I thought I ... More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. '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

  6. '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

  7. '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

  8. '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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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