Men’s Health

Testicular Cancer What to look for… The earliest warning signs of testicular cancer usually include: a change in their size or shape. swelling or thickening of the testicles. a firm, smooth, painless, slow-growing lump in a testicle. a feeling of testicular heaviness. Other symptoms of testicular cancer may include: urinary problems. an abdominal mass...

Stress Stress can be said to be our physical or emotional reactions to outside stimuli that is beyond what is normally experienced by us. What to look for Physical symptoms may include headache, fatigue, insomnia, digestive changes, neck or backache, loss of appetite, or overeating, increased use of...

Stomach Ulcers These are holes or loss of tissue in the lining of the stomach or the duodenum. What to look for burning upper abdominal pain. black, or bloody stools. The most common type are duodenal. The second most common are gastric ulcers, which develop in the stomach. Duodenal ulcers, whose...

Sprains and Strains Sprains and strains are common injuries of the ligaments and muscles. What to look for Sprains, which affect joints, and strains which affect muscles, usually occur after an accident. For a sprain: pain in the joint. swelling of a joint. difficulty moving a joint. For a strain: sharp pain at injury,...

Snoring This can be described as heavy breathing which sounds like snorting when asleep. What to look for Unusual breathing patterns during sleep. Snoring is usually harmless although very annoying for the person who has to hear it. It can be loud and continuous throughout the whole time a...

Sexual Dysfunction This is the inability of either or both partners to fully enjoy sexual intercourse. What to look for For men, you may have a sexual problem if you: ejaculate prematurely do not ejaculate. are unable to have sustain an erection; see Impotence. feel pain during intercourse. lack sexual desire consistently For women,...

Psoriasis Psoriasis is a skin condition whereby areas are covered in pink or red coloured patches with white scales. What to look for deep pink, raised patches of skin with white scales appearing anywhere on the body except the face. pitting and thickening of the fingernails and toenails. The skin...

Prostate Problems These include problems occurring in the prostate such as cancer, prostatitis or enlargement of the prostate. What to look for For an enlarged prostate: difficulties in urination (including a weak or intermittent stream, getting up frequently at night, straining, dribbling, or inability to empty the bladder).   For acute...

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