MENtion It: The Importance of Men’s Health

You’d do anything for your loved ones. But what about you? When you have a health concern, don’t keep it to yourself. Explore tips from our experts and learn why you should confide in your healthcare provider when you first notice symptoms.

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Physical Exams for Men: What To Expect

Screenings and tests done during a wellness check can uncover hidden health issues

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Most Common Health Issues for Men

It’s important to watch for and guard against conditions like heart disease and cancer

Preventive Care

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How To Check Yourself for Testicular Cancer

A self-exam takes only two minutes once a month

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When (and Why) You Should Start Seeing a Urologist

Manage your sexual health and urinary function with annual appointments starting at age 40

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How Safe Are Colonoscopies?

They might not be fun, but colonoscopies are low-risk, high-reward procedures

Common Concerns

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Can Drugs Lower Your Sperm Count?

Various prescription medications and recreational drugs can have an impact

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What Can (and Can’t) Cause Low Testosterone

Vasectomies and masturbation don't lower your testosterone levels

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BMI for Men: Does the Math Work?

When — and when not — to trust BMI calculators

Sexual and Reproductive Health

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16 Common Questions About Erectile Dysfunction Answered

If you’re having trouble getting or maintaining an erection, you’re not alone — and there’s help 

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What Your Penis Says About Your Health

Changes in penis performance or appearance may signal heart issues, diabetes and more

Urinary Concerns

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Men Ask: “Why Am I Peeing So Much?”

An enlarged prostate, diuretics and bladder irritants can all contribute

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Common Bladder Problems in Men and How To Treat Them

An overactive bladder, UTI, kidney stones or an enlarged prostate can affect how you urinate