Common problems


  1. 'Learn To Love Yourself'


    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

  2. 'Have the balls to ask for help'


    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

  3. What is Sleep Apnoea


    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

  4. Tame the Monkey, free the mind


    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

  5. What can Tony Soprano teach men about therapy?


    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

  6. How to get back into cycling


    Peter Mabe reports on the challenge of pedalling from Glasgow to Edinburgh I started cycling many years ago, but never what you would call seriously. I've always looked upon it as a way to try and keep fit, something that is constantly on my mind as ... More

  7. Jogging: easier than you think


    Our website editor Jim Pollard says anyone can run. Spare tyre not going away? Breathless after climbing stairs? Or perhaps you’re inspired by the C25K programme, an NHS-backed initiative which aims to get just about anyone from the couch to running in ni ... More

  8. World Cup Survival Guide


    If 442 is not your team’s formation but the number of calories you consume before half-time, you need our World Cup Survival Guide Download the Men's Health Forum World Cup Survivors Guide as a PDF Get off the bench Warming the bench is fine for Fran ... More

  9. How to be a mate


    Top tips for helping a friend with depression, anxiety or other mental health problem. Every year one in four of us will experience a mental health problem.  We need to talk about it. It’s easier than you might think. You don't need any special skill ... More

  10. Get on the ball about mental health


    How to help a mate who is dealing with depression, anxiety or other mental health problem. Every year, one in four of us faces a mental health problem. That means the odds are 3/1 that at least one player on every five-a-side team is wrestling with a ment ... More