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Lifestyle

What are the warning signs of prostate cancer?


Prostate cancer is a serious issue for men. Aside from skin cancer, it is the most common cancer in American men, and it can be fatal. We want to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Here we’ll explain what it is, what prostate cancer symptoms to look out for, and how prostate cancer is detected and […]

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Lifestyle

How to check for testicular cancer


If you have testicles, then testicular cancer is something you need to take seriously, even if you’re young. While cancer might only feel like something to worry about when you’re older, testicular cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in men aged 30 to 39 in the US. Here, we explain […]

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How does exercise help mental health?


Everyone deserves to live with good mental health. However, us men usually aren’t as good at taking care of our mental wellbeing as we should be. We don’t talk about mental health problems enough and too few of us seek help for them. We need to change that. We’re doing our bit to help change […]

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Lifestyle

Let’s talk about mental health


Your mental health is every bit as important as your physical health. But us guys often aren’t as good at taking care of our mental health as we should be. Many of us don’t like talking about it or seeking help for our mental health issues. But we have to. Living with poor mental health […]

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Hair

Foods for hair growth


Guys. You are what you eat. There’s a reason why that saying has stuck around for so long. What you put in your body can have a big impact on how you look. But does it apply to your hair too? It might just do. Here we’ll explain what nutrients you need for healthy hair, […]

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Healthy hair habits to improve your hair growth


Right, it’s time to do something about that hair. A combover isn’t an option. You’re not ready to go full-on Statham just yet. You need a solution. But did you know how you live your life can actually impact the health of your hair? Are you wondering how to improve hair growth and health? We’ve […]

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Hair

How to stop a receding hairline


Ok. So you looked in the mirror. Shock! It’s started to happen. You knew it would one day and today is that day. Or perhaps you’ve been denying it for a while? Whichever scenario applies to you, a receding hairline is something so many guys have to deal with. And you’ve got to do exactly […]

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Hair

Is there a cure for baldness?


Most men experience some degree of hair loss in their lives. And while we’d all love a permanent cure for baldness, it’s one of the holy grails of modern science. It always feels just too far out of reach! But there is hope. Whilst that cure hasn’t been found yet, some recent scientific breakthroughs look […]

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Hair

Why is my hair thinning?


You’ve clocked your hair on a social media photo. A bit thinner than you expected? Or your mate pointed it out to you – nice one pal. The initial shock of finding out your hair’s thinning isn’t great. But it’s time to get over it and do something about it. Because these days you can […]

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Sex

Genital herpes treatments


Genital herpes. Wow. It doesn’t sound good, does it? But it’s actually a lot more common than you think and there’s plenty you can do to treat it. Here we explain what genital herpes is and the most effective genital herpes treatments. What is genital herpes? Genital herpes is an infection caused by a herpes […]

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Sex

Can cycling cause erectile dysfunction?


Cycling’s good for you, right? But according to some people, and plenty of websites, cycling has a dark side – especially for men. They claim cycling can make you infertile, raise your risk of testicular cancer, and cause erectile dysfunction. But is any of this actually true? Is there really a link between cycling and […]

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Sex

Understanding Viagra side effects


You’ve heard of Viagra, right? Everyone has. It’s one of the most famous and successful prescription drugs ever made. And there’s a reason for that. Because it works. Viagra is a safe and effective treatment for erectile dysfunction. But like all medications, Viagra can cause side effects. Here we explain what those side effects are […]

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Skin

How to get rid of acne scabs


There’s nothing quite as satisfying as popping a pimple. When you know you shouldn’t do it, it just feels so good! But it’s the worst thing you can do. Especially if you’ve got acne. If you fall into temptation and you do pop and pick, your pimples can bleed and become unsightly scabs. It can […]

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How to get rid of acne scars


Having acne is bad enough, but the scars it can leave behind can be devastating. It’s cruel that you can finally conquer the stubborn condition only to be left with a lasting reminder of it. A reminder that can be every bit as difficult to live with as the acne itself. But you don’t have […]

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Skin

Getting rid of pimples fast


We’ve all been there. You’ve got a hot date, a job interview, or just a night out with the boys. Then it happens – you get a breakout of pimples or it’s that one stubborn bad boy that just won’t go. You need to get rid of your pimples fast. But can you? Whether it’s […]

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Skin

How to get rid of blackheads


They’re annoying and they really don’t look great. They can stop you from looking your best and can even lead to some more serious forms of acne if they become infected. Yes, we’re talking about blackheads. So what can you do about them? A fair bit actually. Here we’ll tell you all you need to […]

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Hair

Finasteride side effects: Everything you need to know


In a world of dubious hair loss treatments, finasteride is one of the exceptions. It’s a medically proven hair loss treatment that works. Finasteride can slow male pattern baldness and even help regrow lost hair. But like all medical treatments finasteride can have side effects. Usually these side effects are mild and short‐lasting but they […]

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Sex

How long does Viagra last and when should you take it?


Viagra is a world-famous treatment for erectile dysfunction. And it really works too! But to get the most from your Viagra you need to know how best to use it. That includes understanding how long Viagra lasts and when is the best time to take Viagra. That’s what we’re here for. Here we explain when […]

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Hair

How to get faster finasteride results


Hair loss treatments don’t have a good history. As long as men have been losing hair, we’ve been drinking miracle cures and rubbing all kinds of substances on our heads. The problem is that none of them worked. But then in 1992, along came finasteride. Now it’s the go-to treatment for many guys to tackle […]

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Skin

What is tretinoin cream used for?


The world is full of miracle skin care products that make ambitious claims they can’t always back up. Yeah, you’ve probably been there before with loads of products. But is tretinoin an exception? You might have heard that it’s an effective treatment for acne. That’s just the beginning according to some people. There’s plenty of […]

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Sex

Lifestyle habits to improve your sex life


We all want to be better in bed. Obviously, you want to keep your partner satisfied but a bit more stamina is always good for the ego too. So, what can you do? Well, you can start with your lifestyle and make some much-needed changes. But can a few tweaks to how you live your […]

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Sex

Valacyclovir: How it works, dosage and side effects


Valacyclovir is a prescription medication used to treat the herpes infections that can cause cold sores and genital herpes. You can buy a generic version of the medication – simply called valacyclovir – or a branded version called Valtrex. Both work in the same way. If you have genital herpes or are prone to cold […]

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Hair

Does minoxidil work? What you need to know


There are a lot of hair loss products out there. Thousands. But hair loss products have a long history of being duds, pseudo-scientific bull, or flat-out dangerous. So it can be hard to know which products to go for. What about minoxidil? It’s a popular hair loss treatment, but is it one you can trust? […]

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Hair

What happens when you stop taking finasteride?


You’ve been using finasteride. You’re pleased with the results. Your hair game is strong once again. Are you done now? What happens if you stop taking it? Let us tell you how it works. Finasteride, and its branded version called Propecia are treatments for male pattern baldness (MPB). MPB is the most common form of […]

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Skin

Tretinoin 101


If you have acne you’ll know about the huge range of acne treatments out there. You’ll also know that some of these are far more effective than others. But did you know that tretinoin is one of the effective ones? In fact, it’s one of the best treatments for acne you can buy. If you […]

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Hair

Propecia vs finasteride: What’s the difference?


So, you’ve noticed your hair thinning a bit on top. You’re thinking it’s probably time to do something about it as you’ve read that the earlier you tackle male pattern baldness (MPB) the better. But what’s the difference between the treatments? Which is the best and which should you avoid? First off, it’s good that […]

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Skin

A lowdown of the top treatments for acne


Adult acne. It’s so frustrating. You live with it in your teens thinking it has a shelf-life and eventually you’ll be free. Or sometimes it just pops up when you hit adulthood. We know how frustrating this can be. And we also know how difficult it can be to get rid of acne. So, what […]

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Sex

Losing an erection during sex


To say losing an erection during sex can be stressful or upsetting is putting it mildly. It can feel devastating for both you and your partner. And if you say: “this has never happened to me before”, it just makes things worse. So, rather than having to say those words, it’s time to do something […]

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Sex

Make looking after your sexual health a priority


It’s the start of a brand new year, and you may already be on a journey to discover a healthier version of yourself. You’ve hit the gym, started eating right and tried your hand at dry January, but what about improving your sexual health? It’s something that is you hardly hear anyone talk about. Why? […]

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Sex

Kegel exercises for men


You may have heard about Kegel exercises, but the chances are you’ve heard they’re something that women do. What if we told you research has shown that Kegel exercises can be good for men too and can help with bladder control, erection problems and even premature ejaculation? Interested? Here we’ll explain all you need to […]

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Hair

Is my hairline receding?


Had that hair moment? The one where you catch yourself in the mirror or see a photo and your hair isn’t looking quite how it used to? Don’t worry. Hair loss happens to most of us. And even better news, there are things you can do to tackle it. Here we’ll tell you what a […]

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Hair

How to protect your hair this winter


Winter has its charms. You get to break out your range of jackets, scarfs and hats (nice), and we might even see some snow. But winter can be a tough time of year too, particularly for your hair. Cold and dry winter weather can damage your hair and make it thin and fall out. If […]

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Sex

Getting tested for genital herpes


Genital herpes. Wow. Sounds scary doesn’t it. Truth is, it doesn’t have to be. Herpes infections are very common and genital herpes probably sounds worse than it really is. But you should still take it seriously. To make sure you know exactly what you could be dealing with here we’ll run through what it is, […]

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Lifestyle

Generic medicine vs brand name medicine


Generic medicines have the exact same effects as branded medicines, but for a fraction of the price. Is this really the case? Sounds a little too good to be true right? Let’s see. What is a branded drug? All drugs have a scientific name, sometimes this is called their generic name. Often they also have […]

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Hair

Do hair growth shampoos work?


Realizing you’re losing your hair is a watershed moment for any man – just not one of those good watershed moments. You catch yourself in the mirror at a certain angle or you see the back of your head in a photo and it hits you. Your appearance is about to change forever. But today […]

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Why do I have dandruff?


Dandruff is a common scalp condition that affects plenty of men. Although its harmless dandruff is often visible and itchy. If you have dandruff it’s only natural to want to get rid of it. Here we tell you everything you need to know about dandruff, including what causes dandruff and how to get rid of […]

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Sex

All you need to know about testosterone replacement therapy


Testosterone is important for your physical and mental health. If you have low testosterone levels it can cause problems with sex, interfere with your energy levels and your ability to maintain muscle, and it can even lead to depression. For men with low levels of testosterone, testosterone replacement therapy is an option. It can have […]

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Sex

What are blue balls?


The expression ‘blue balls’ is a euphemism for male sexual frustration. If you’ve not had sex for some time or not ejaculated recently, you might complain you’ve got blue balls. But it’s not real, right? It’s just something people say. Here’s what you need to know. Are blue balls real? Are blue balls a real […]

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Skin

The ultimate anti-aging skin care guide for men


Guys, let’s be honest. Our skincare routine can be a little lacking. We maybe add a dab of moisturizer after shaving, but anything more than that is treated as an unnecessary extravagance. But if you take care of other parts of your body by working out, eating as best you can, looking after your teeth, […]

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What are the signs of depression?


Depression is a serious condition. It can take a heavy toll on your life and it can lead to suicide. Around 5% of men in America have experienced depression, and since men are less likely to seek help for depression than women, we’re almost four times more likely to die of suicide. It’s easy to […]

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Do I have anxiety?


Anxiety is a serious disorder that can take a real toll on your wellbeing and daily life. It’s the most common mental disorder in the US, affecting 40 million adults (18% of the population), 14% of the men. The good news is that anxiety usually responds well to treatment, but the bad news is most […]

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Sex

Diabetes and erectile dysfunction


If you’ve got diabetes you might experience erectile dysfunction (ED). This means you’re struggling to get hard or stay hard. ED is perfectly normal so try not to stress. If it’s happened to you or you’re worried that it might we’ve got the low down on why diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction and what you […]

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Skin

Tretinoin vs retinol


Acne can be stubborn to shift. Trust us, we know. But there are effective skin treatments that can help you beat acne. Two of the best of these are tretinoin and retinol. So, are tretinoin and retinol the same? If not, how are they different? And which one is best for you? Here we explain […]

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Hair

Does biotin help hair growth?


If you’ve spent any time researching hair loss products online, the chances are you’ve come across biotin – it seems to be everywhere right now. It’s a popular supplement that lots of people are using to improve the health of their hair and to fight hair loss. But does biotin really work? And are there […]

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Skin

Adult acne causes and treatments


Most people think acne is something only teenagers get. But that isn’t true, acne is common among adults as well. It’s perfectly normal to have acne once your teenage years are behind you. Here we’ll explain what causes adult acne and how to get rid of adult acne. What is adult acne? Acne is a skin condition […]

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All you need to know about cystic acne


Cystic acne is acne at its worst. It can hit your self-esteem harder than Anthony Joshua; it’s so stubborn it can feel unbeatable. But you can fight back against cystic acne and you can beat it. Here we’ll tell you what you need to know about cystic acne. What is cystic acne? Acne is a skin condition […]

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Hair

Does finasteride work for a receding hairline?


Have you noticed your hairline starting to creep back? Is wearing a hat becoming the norm? While you might be spending an unusually long time in front of the mirror considering your options, the fact of the matter is you do have some options you might not yet have considered. Have you thought about a hair […]

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The psychological effects of hair loss


Hair loss is very common. In fact, most men lose hair as they age. But knowing that it happens to most guys doesn’t really help when it starts happening to you. Especially if it’s in your 20s or 30s – basically before you really expected it to. It can come as a shock and a […]

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Hair

What are the best vitamins for hair?


Did you know there’s a link between your hair and what you eat? If you’re finding that your hair isn’t as thick and lustrous as it used to be, your diet could be to blame. Here we’ll explain why and run through which vitamins are the best for hair growth and health. What’s the connection […]

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Sex

Sildenafil dosages


So you’ve got ED. You’re thinking of taking sildenafil or maybe you’re already taking it. It’s really important that you understand your dosage options. Taking the right dose for you can improve your results and minimize your chances of side effects. That’s the thing, everybody is different – it’s about getting the right dose for you. You’ve probably […]

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