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Men's health 18-39

Five health symptoms men should not ignore

Five health symptoms men shouldn't ignore

We highlight five important male health issues and list the medical symptoms you should never ignore.

Penis size

Many men worry that their penis isn’t big enough, but research shows they shouldn't be concerned.

Weight loss tips

A large gut increases your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and other health problems.

Ten ways to boost your health

Ten ways to boost your health, including tips for exercising more, eating healthily and stopping smoking

Get running with Couch to 5K

Our C25K plan is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and running 5km in nine weeks.

British military fitness

Gareth Fletcher, 31, decided to leave the gym behind and try a new way to stay fit, with British Military Fitness.

Robert Langston then and now

Weight loss: 'I knew I had to change'

Robert Langston was overweight, asthmatic and diabetic. Find out how he turned his life around.


Stop smoking and boost your sex appeal

What do Christina Aguilera and Madonna have in common? They both hate smoking.

Secrets of a sex doctor

Sexual health doctor Penny Goold talks about her job working at one of Britain's STI clinics.

Male sexual problems

An expert explains the causes and treatments of erection problems and premature ejaculation. With videos.

Healthier takeaways

You don't have to give up takeaways completely, as long as you make the right menu choices.

Is it the blues?

One in four of us will get depressed. Helping someone to talk about how they feel can do a lot to help them.

Beat stress at work

The effects of stress at work, what causes it and what you can do to manage it.

Male-pattern baldness

Find out about the most effective treatments for male-pattern baldness, the most common type of hair loss.

Poster campaign by charity Calm

Suicide: young men at risk

Why the suicide rate for men is higher than for women and how encouraging men to talk about their emotions can help.


Penis problems: a visual guide

Penis problems: a visual guide

A visual guide to penis problems including balanitis and herpes

Video: alcohol units (men)

Find out about the health problems that could arise if men regularly drink more than four units of alcohol a day.

Video: stop smoking

There are 10 million ex-smokers in the UK. See how some of them kicked the habit and their reasons for wanting to quit.

Subscribe to Your Health

A monthly e-newsletter for you and your family, packed with tips and advice around health, fitness and lifestyle.

Video: lose the belly

Around 9,000 people a year die prematurely as a result of obesity. Want to get fit and lose the belly? See how these men have done it.

Condom, no condom?

Link to YouTube website

You decide what happens in this interactive video about sexual health.

Home remedies for common conditions

Get practical advice to deal with the 10 most common minor health conditions

Drinks tracker on your mobile phone

Keep a drinks diary, check the units in a drink and get feedback on your drinking.


How drugs affect you, real life stories of addiction and recovery, where to get help and videos on substance abuse

Physical activity guidelines for adults

Physical activity guidelines for adults aged 19-64, for general health and fitness

Student health

Advice for students on sex, alcohol, drugs and how to eat a healthy diet on a budget.

Health checks early adulthood

Between the ages of 17 and 29 you'll be offered a range of important health checks.