Men’s health

Our experts offer advice and tips on topics associated with men's health – covering a range of subjects including lifestyle, exercise and common health conditions.

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Groin pain

Groin pain refers to pain in your lower abdomen where your legs meet your pelvis.

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What are piles and how do you treat them?

Piles, also called haemorrhoids, are swellings that develop in and around your bottom (anus).

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What is a hernia? Symptoms and treatment explained

A hernia happens when an organ, tissue or fat pushes through the muscle or connective tissue (the fascia) that surrounds it.

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Sandy Gujral, Consultant Urologist Surgeon

Talking about prostate surgery

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Should I be concerned about an enlarged prostate?

Almost all men will develop an enlarged prostate as they get older.

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Five reasons you may be sweating a lot

Sweating is your body’s way of cooling down. You may sweat after exercise or when the weather is warm.

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Male hair loss: seven things you should know

Hair loss is something most men would prefer to avoid, but if it’s happening to you, you’re far from alone.

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Testicular lumps: what you need to know

Lumps in the testicles are not usually anything serious, however, you should always get them checked by a GP.

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Seven ways to look after your mental health

Your mental health can have a huge impact on your overall wellbeing.

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Lump in groin

Your groin is the area between your thighs and abdomen and is where your genitals are located.

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10 foods to help boost your health

There’s an old saying, ‘you are what you eat’, and as a rule of thumb, if you want to enjoy good health, you should try to eat healthy food.

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How to perform a self-exam for testicular cancer

Testicular cancer affects around 2,300 men each year in the UK, making it relatively rare.

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Erectile dysfunction: six common causes of impotence

Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is when a man can’t get or maintain an erect penis.

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Prostate cancer: from diagnosis to treatment

Prostate cancer is now the second most common cancer in the UK and the most common cancer in men.

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Inguinal hernia FAQs

Every year around 20 million people worldwide undergo surgery to repair an inguinal hernia, revealing just how common inguinal hernias are.

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What is a vasectomy and can it be reversed?

If you’re certain you no longer want to be able to have children, you may want to consider a vasectomy.

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Managing obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that affects your breathing while you sleep.

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When to get your prostate checked: warning signs and advice

A healthy prostate plays a vital role in male fertility, producing fluid that helps keep sperm alive.

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Heart disease: everything you need to know

According to the British Heart Foundation, heart and circulatory diseases cause more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK.

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Hernia surgery: when you need it, how it has changed and what to expect

Over 120,000 hernia operations are performed every year in the UK, making it the most common surgery nationwide.

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Piles: when to get help and what can be done

Piles, medically known as haemorrhoids, is a condition that patients often find embarrassing.

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Gallstones symptoms and causes explained

Gallstones are a fairly common condition that affects an estimated one in 10 adults in the UK.

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Varicose veins and spider veins: causes and prevention

Varicose veins and spider veins are common conditions and tend to become more common with age.

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Testicular cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Testicular cancer occurs when the cells in your testicles grow abnormally.

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Five great ways to work out from home

Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle but working out at the gym isn’t for everyone.

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