Men's Health

While there are fewer male-specific health problems than female, men's reluctance to deal with health problems is one of the reasons why men have, on average, a shorter life expectancy than women.


Further Information

Information on men's health and relevant health conditions is available on the NHS Choices Live Well website.

More information can be found by contacting the Men’s Health Forum, a campaigning charity tackling male health issues. In January 2011, mental health charity Mind launched the Men’s Health Forum Delivering Male, the first ever set of guidelines addressing the mental health needs of men and boys.

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