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Men’s Health Matters

Updated: Sep 4, 2021

In the UK, one man in five dies before he reaches 65.

I’m no medical expert and I don’t consider myself to be a blogger either but I wanted to try and put links to a mix of lived experiences and medical facts that I’d come across in the hope that it might prove useful to someone.

We are all individuals and all experience life events very differently , a majority might experience something similar but that doesn’t make them normal and you not !

I’m happy for you to send me any lived experiences that you think may be useful to someone else.

email can publish with name or anonymous.

Looking after yourself is just as important as looking after your land and livestock. #Farmstrong #FitToFarmFriday.

Farmers presenting late, playing down symptoms, not wanting to come to hospital (partly bencaustics that's likely to carry a financial penalty in terms of hiring help many can ill-afford)

There is a growing suspicion by the physiology researchers that people repeatedly exposed to being Proper Cold have cell-level adaptations that literally change their ability to handle low oxygen levels etc . credit information

An interesting site for men’s health follow link below

Part of an article taken from the men’s health forum to read in full follow link.


The Tool-Kit: how to look after your tackle. Frequently asked questions including ejaculation, size, cancer and masturbation.

The penis, as you have probably discovered, is used for peeing, making babies and generally having fun with. You're very lucky to have one so take care of it.

Men's Health Forum gets more questions about the male tackle than any other subject. We've gone through the lot and tried to answer them in this section. If you read the whole thing - by following the links at the bottom of the page - you should find the answer to whatever is bugging you. If you can't, drop us an email or a message through our contact page but remember we can't answer your question individually although we will try to update the site.

It's good to talk

According to Lloyds Pharmacy survey showed that as many as 42% of men have delayed a visit to the doctor’s because of a reluctance to discuss our defining part. One in ten blokes wouldn’t go at all if they had a problem with their privates. This shyness is potentially deadly.

Erection problems, for example, can be a symptom of serious underlying health know vocabulary..........

Is Male Menopause Real ?

We are not doctors so can’t comment but here are some interesting links to articles for you to decide.

The NHS aren’t convinced about the legitimacy of the male menopause, but they do provide detail on it.

The 'male menopause'. (Source NHS)

Some men develop depression, loss of sex drive, erectile dysfunction, and other physical and emotional symptoms when they reach their late 40s to early 50s.

Other symptoms common in men this age are:

mood swings and irritability

loss of muscle mass and reduced ability to exercise

fat redistribution, such as developing a large belly or "man boobs" (gynaecomastia)

a general lack of enthusiasm or energy

difficulty sleeping (insomnia) or increased tiredness

poor concentration and short-term memory

These symptoms can interfere with everyday life and happiness, so it's important to find the underlying cause and work out what can be done to resolve it.

Is there such a thing as a 'male menopause'?

The "male menopause" (sometimes called the andropause) is an unhelpful term sometimes used in the media.

This label is misleading because it suggests the symptoms are the result of a sudden drop in testosterone in middle age, similar to what occurs in the female menopause. This is not true..(follow link below for full article)

See below a different article

Understanding The Male Menopause And Mental Health

(source You’ve probably heard of the menopause in women, but did you know men go through a similar hormonal change as they age? The male menopause, or andropause, is often triggered when men reach their 40s. In fact, as many as 30% of men UK You’ve probably heard of the menopause in women, but did you know men go through a similar hormonal change as they age? The male menopause, or andropause, is often triggered when men reach their 40s.

In this guide, we’ll discuss all aspects of the male menopause. From spotting the early signs, to finding out . (Follow link below for full article )

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