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  1. 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

  2. FAQ - Anger time - out

    14/04/16

    How to spot anger and stop it. Men are generally more explosive in their anger than women, and often  express it in more violent ways- violent language, violence against others or  themselves, criminal violence or even suicide. Occasional anger is normal. ... More

  3. FAQ - Stress: warning signs

    14/06/16

    How to spot stress and how to talk about it. What is stress? Stress is normal. It is what we feel when a situation is hard to handle. Adrenaline rushes through the body, increasing heart rate and boosting mental and physical alertness. We feel sweaty, tin ... More

  4. 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

  5. FAQ - AAA - FAQs

    24/10/14

    AAA is not the American Automobile Association or the Amateur Athletic Association. It stands for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm- a heart problem that can kill instantly but for which screening is available. What is AAA? AAA is a disease that occurs when the w ... More

  6. 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

  7. FAQ - Skin Cancer FAQs

    14/04/16

    How to spot a dodgy mole. Women are more likely to get skin cancer than men. But men are more likely to die from it. What is skin cancer? It is cancer that begins in the skin. There are two types: non-melanoma- cancer that develops slowly on the upper lay ... More

  8. FAQ - MND/ALS FAQs

    24/10/14

    The ice bucket challenge has brought motor neurone disease, a rare disease of the nervous system, to public attention. The ice-bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research has been all over the media. If you’ve been following, you may well have wonder ... More

  9. 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

  10. FAQ - How to boost your self - image

    10/07/14

    Good health starts with a positive self image, argues Jim Pollard. Self image? What has that to do with health? How we feel about ourselves has a massive impact on our health. If we don’t like ourselves much we’re more likely to do unhealthy things and le ... More

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