Men's Health

Why Men Die from Skin Cancer More Often than Women

Sunscreen use, knowledge about skin care, and regular medical care all help reduce the risk of skin cancer.

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How Your Thyroid Affects Your Sex Life

If you’ve lost that sizzle between the sheets, experts recommend that you rule out the possibility that your thyroid is the culprit.

By Mary Shomon

Men Can Get Thyroid Disease Too

Though it's eight times more likely in women, men can still get thyroid disease. Here are the symptoms, complications, and treatments men should know about.

By Mary Shomon

How Long Can Sperm Live Outside the Body?

Worried about a potential unwanted pregnancy? Learn about the lifespan of a sperm and put your mind at ease.

By Eileen Bailey

Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Here's why mental haelth care is an important part of your treatment plan.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Easy Overview of Advanced Prostate Cancer

If you have advanced prostate cancer, here's the basics you should know, as well as information about treatment options like hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

By Jay Motola, M.D.

Top 10 Foods for Prostate Cancer Prevention

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men. Add these 10 foods to your diet to help lower your risk of developing prostate cancer.

By Jacqueline Ho

10 Challenges Facing Men With Crohn’s

Crohn’s can affect anyone, regardless of sex, but learning about common challenges you may face as a man with the disease can help you cope.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

How Anxious Thinking Can Affect Your Sex Life

When apprehension tips over to anxiety, that’s when intimacy problems really start.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Erectile Dysfunction: Researchers Identify a Genetic Link

Researchers have identified a specific location in the human genome that’s associated with an increased risk for erectile dysfunction, also called impotence.

By Diane Domina

Is Anxiety or Stress Causing Your Erectile Dysfunction?

Some causes of ED can be related to feelings of guilt, shame, or worry. Here’s what you need to know.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Meet the Experts

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.

Martin Reed

Patient Expert

Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.

Emil DeAndreis

Patient Expert

Emil DeAndreis is an English professor and baseball coach who chronicles his journey of losing a professional baseball career to RA.

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.

Health News

Abdominal Fat Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease

Are you shaped more like an apple—carrying more weight around your middle—or a pear—with more body fat in your hips and thighs? Research shows that people with a higher waist-to-hip ratio—those with more abdominal fat—are at increased risk for health ...

Are Drowsy Rideshare Drivers Putting You at Risk?

Most of us know the dangers of drowsy driving, and now, a statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine suggests that fatigue associated with sleep deprivation inherently impacts safety in the ridesharing industry (Lyft and Uber, for example)...

A Simple Fitness Test Could Predict Your Risk of Death

A five-minute test using just a treadmill and a heart rate monitor could predict death risk with more accuracy than traditional medical tests that measure cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and other common indicators of health, say researcher...