From head to toe, learn about men's top health threats.
Men’s Health Conditions
Overall, only about 6% of men in the U.S. develop colorectal cancer, but several factors increase your risk.
Lots of men hate the idea of using incontinence products -- the so-called adult diapers, urine collection bags, and catheters. But if you're having a problem with male incontinence, these products can really help.
If you're a male who's dealing with urinary incontinence, you definitely need to get medical help. But while you and your doctor are figuring out how to solve the problem, there are things you can do on your own that might improve your symptoms.
Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in men, yet most guys can't name one stroke symptom. Here's how to recognize and prevent them.
After years of warning about an epidemic of diabetes, researchers are beginning to see clear signs that it's underway.
Typically, blood pressure increases with age. Risk of high blood pressure begins to climb when men hit 45, although it can occur in younger men.
You might assume that a heart attack or cardiac arrest is something you only need to worry about when you're older. But sad to say, heart problems are all too common in younger men.
Still the leader in cancer deaths, lung cancer is also one of the most preventable cancers. Here's what men need to know to prevent lung cancer.
High cholesterol, also called hypercholesteremia, puts men at increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral artery disease.
Getting the right screening test at the right time is one of the most important things a man can do for his health.
Women may not be the only ones who suffer the effects of changing hormones. Some doctors are noticing that their male patients are reporting some of the same symptoms that women experience in perimenopause and menopause.
Healthy Living Tips
WebMD offers simple health pointers for men in their 40s and 50s that can help them stay strong and healthy for a lifetime.
WebMD offers simple health tips for men 60 and over for staying healthy and strong for a lifetime.
Think you know the difference between myth and reality when it comes to men’s health issues? Take this WebMD quiz and find out.
Anger can be an underlying cause of mental health issues. Learn about the dangers of suppressed anger and steps toward managing anger.
Get tips for acting, looking, and feeling your best.
Sexual Problems and Treatments
A sexual problem, or sexual dysfunction, refers to a problem during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the man or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the activity.
In chordee, the penis usually curves downward. The urinary opening may be on the underside of the penis (hypospadias). Surgery can usually correct chordee.
For such a little gland, the prostate seems to cause a lot of concern. Like a troubled, war-torn country, it's in the news all the time and something always seems to be going wrong there, but you don't really know where it is or why it's important.
Prostatitis is often described as an infection of the prostate. It can also be an inflammation with no sign of infection.
Symptoms and the need for treatment vary with each man's enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Testicular examination and testicular self-examination (TSE) are two different methods to detect lumps or abnormalities of the testicles.
Many aging men with low testosterone report improved energy levels, sex drive, and mood after testosterone treatment. If testosterone is low, why not replace it?
Seeing blood in the semen can make a man anxious. Fortunately, it doesn't always signal a major medical problem.
They may be rare, but testicular diseases can be a pain and in some cases even life threatening if you don't recognize them and do something about them early.
While medications help many men with an enlarged prostate -- also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) -- they may not always be effective in relieving symptoms.