Health symptoms men should not ignore
According to NHS Choices:
"British men are paying the price for neglecting their health: more than 100,000 men a year die prematurely.
On average, men go to their GP half as often as women. It's important to be aware of changes to your health, and to see your GP immediately if you notice something that's not right." Find more helpful information on men's health issues on the NHS choices website, by clicking the links below:
NHS Health links: Men's Health 18-39
NHS Health links: Men's Health 40-60
Testicular cancer, though the most common cancer in young men, it is still quite rare. With 2000 new cases being diagnosed each year, this makes it the biggest cause of cancer related death in 15-35 year old males. It accounts for around 70 deaths a year within the UK alone.
What to Look Out For
The most common symptom of testicular cancer is swelling or a pea-sized lump in one of the testes. There is no current screening test therefore it is important that you look out for the following signs and symptoms.
A dull ache, or sharp pain, in your testicles, or scrotum, which may come and go
NHS Choices: Information on Testicular Cancer
Each year about 36,000 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer, making it the most common cancer in men. It mainly affects men aged over 50.
These symptoms aren't always caused by prostate cancer but if you have them, see your GP.
Find out more about the symptoms, causes and diagnosis of prostate cancer by using the resources below.
NHS Choices - Prostate Cancer
It’s estimated that one man in 10 has a problem related to having sex, such as premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction.
Find out more on NHS Choices