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Men's Health
January 6, 2016

Men: Don’t ignore these 5 symptoms!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com If you’re a man, chances are that you use a simple three-level medical system: broken bones or massive wounds mean a trip to the hospital, blood in your urine will get you to the GP, and for the rest: it’ll just go away. For the most part, this isn’t a bad system, but there are some common symptoms which could indicate something more serious. And if these come up again and again, visit your doctor to make sure there’s no underlying issue. (more…)
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Men's Health
November 3, 2015

The male menopause

Is there a moment, somewhere between the age of 45 and 55, when men suddenly experience a life-crisis and have to buy Harley-Davidsons or take up skydiving? There have been books written and movies made about male menopause, but is there any science behind the idea? (more…)
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Prostate Health
November 1, 2015

Movember 2015: The MO you know, the better!

What does Movember mean to you? Take a couple of seconds to think about it…if you think it's a cool campaign where men all over the world grow a moustache and post selfies, you may have missed the point completely. (more…)
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Men's Health
April 9, 2015

Getting your man to see the doctor

Sure, he’ll go to the doctor, but only if something is broken. Like an arm or a leg! He’s not being more stubborn than any other man – it’s just that getting check-ups before something happens, doesn’t really occur to men below the age of 40. (more…)
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Men's Health
January 10, 2015

‘Men-Only’ body problems

Since the dawn of time, men and women have been dealing with body issues unique to each gender. Men may suffer from erectile dysfunction and prostate problems, while women have their period and possible uterine concerns to deal with. The fact is, not all body issues are shared across both genders. Here’re a few things that generally affect men more than women, as well as some that are exclusive to men. (more…)
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Men's Health
August 19, 2014

5 Embarrassing penis questions, answered!

Here at Hello Doctor we get many questions from men regarding problems with their manhood and what to do about it. We thought it would be a good idea to put together a short FAQ with some of the most common questions we receive along with an answer from our Hello Doctor doctors. 1. How do I control early ejaculation? Early, or premature, ejaculation is a common issue for many men. Essentially it means that the man reaches orgasm sooner than he would like – within a minute of penetration, being unable to delay or hold off orgasm and feeling…
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Men's Health
August 16, 2014

Four ageing myths for men

In a world that praises youth and beauty, it’s not uncommon to find people who fear ageing. People aren’t always scared of the wrinkles and grey hair, but are scared of losing their body, their sexual desires and developing various conditions and diseases. But the truth is, many of these conditions can affect young men too. Here are just a few misconceptions that men have when it comes to ageing. (more…)
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Men's Health
August 10, 2014

A broken penis – Is that even possible?

Trying something new in the bedroom is one way to spice up your sex-life, just don’t get too crazy as someone could get hurt. Although pleasurable and fun, sexual adventure does mean that men run the risk of ‘breaking’ their penis if the sex becomes to vigorous. But how is it possible for a man to break his penis? Let’s take a look. (more…)
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Men's Health
August 5, 2014

Is “man-flu” an actual thing?

It’s been a joke for years, but when researchers started looking into this strange condition, it turned out that man-flu might be an actual thing after all! Researchers first conducted a long study with mice, which found that oestrogen levels in women might help them recover from flu more quickly. Hopefully there’ll be further studies on this – in humans. Scientists then discovered that men have more temperature receptors in their brains, which means that the fevers they experience do tend to be hotter. Lastly, research hints that the “live-fast-die-young” strategy men have evolved for breeding purposes means that they…
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