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  1. CJ: 'Realising I am trans has been the best thing in my life'


    CJ Bruce on identifying as 'genderqueer' and preferring they/their pronouns. I grew up in Trinidad and Tobago where I lived until I was 14 years old, at which point I moved to London with my family. As a kid in the Caribbean, I had little idea w ... More

  2. Top five tips


    There are many things we can do to improve our health but which five actions will make the biggest difference? It's not an easy question to answer as it's impossible to do a controlled trial comparing different actions but the Men's Health ... More

  3. Leo: 'Don't you have enough going on?'


    Leo Collins on being trans and having cerebral palsy. I began my transition over three years ago and that was when I realised my true sexuality. I think it was because I finally felt happy in my body so I felt comfortable being a man with a man!  I though ... More

  4. Trans Men - useful links


    Links to information from the Men's Health Forum's manual Your Body, Your Health- health choices made easy for trans men, trans masculine and non-binary people There's more on Your Body, Your Health- health choices made easy for trans men, ... More

  5. How to put on a condom


    It's easy. There's not much more to using a condom than simply tearing open the packet and sticking it on. However, condoms come in different sizes, shapes, thicknesses, and flavours. Experiment to see which are best for you. If you're havi ... More

  6. NHS services online


    Think you can’t get the NHS online? Think again. What NHS health care options are available online? More than you might think. Nearly all GP practices now let you book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions and access a summary of your medical record ... More

  7. Are you a sex or porn addict?


    Addiction to sex and/or pornography can be as strong as any other drug, explains addiction expert Paula Hall. Sex addiction is still hard for many people to understand and is even controversial amongst some professionals. But research from the University ... More

  8. Symptom Watch


    Easy things to watch out for that might be the sign of something more serious. Knowing your own body is the best way to catch illnesses and diseases sooner rather than later. This article highlights some symptoms for men to be aware of. A lump in your bal ... More

  9. What is BMI?


    Body Mass Index helps you see if you're a healthy weight for your height. What is BMI? BMI (or Body Mass Index) is a way of working out if you’re a healthy weight for your height. How do you work it out? BMI = [ Weight in Kilograms / (Height in Metre ... More

  10. Man MOT Podcast #4


    On the eve of a very big day for John Ryan- his first ever NHS Health Check- the comedian discusses the Men's Health Forum's new Man Manual. (Funnier than it sounds.) The much-awaited new Man Manual is here. Comedian John Ryan discusses his upco ... More