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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Erectile Dysfunction Raises Heart Risk, Even Without Other Risks

New research published in Circulation suggests men with erectile dysfunction – also called ED – are at increased risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death, even when they do not smoke or have other risk factors for cardio...

By Diane Domina

'Low T' Can Cause Serious Health Problems, Even in Men Under 40

A new study suggests low levels of the male hormone testosterone – hypogonadism, testosterone deficiency, or “low T” – may cause chronic health problems, sexual health issues, and reduced muscle mass in young men.

By Diane Domina

Thyroid Disease in Men

Though not as common as in women, men of all ages can also have thyroid disease. Here are the symptoms, complications, and treatments for hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer in men.

By Mary Shomon

How Anxious Thinking Affects Sex Lives

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

By Jerry Kennard

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

Meet the Experts

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional

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

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional

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...