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Men's Health articles focus on specific health needs for men. Learn about maintaining good health and preventing common health problems.

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Whether you're looking for your first job out of college or recovering from a layoff, you know how important it is to ace interviews. Your qualifications say a lot, but so does your hygiene. How can you make sure it says the right things about you?

By Tom Scheve

If you don't feel like facing the world, you may force the issue by forgoing personal hygiene. But does insecurity cause poor hygiene, or the other way around?

By Marie Willsey

You can't do much about the smell of microwaved fish or your coworker's cologne wafting through the hallways at work. But keeping up your own personal hygiene means you won't add to the melting pot of office odors. How can you keep clean at work?

By Maria Trimarchi


It's known by many names from toiletry bag to Dopp kit but whatever you call it, you have to have one. The hygiene bag carries the essentials for free-loading, cross-country couch surfers and sophisticated business travelers. So, what are those essentials?

By Joseph Miller

Sweating can often be embarrassing and uncomfortable. It produces stains, wet spots and an unpleasant odor. But it doesn't have to ruin your day. There are lots of ways to curb the effects of sweating and, instead, focus on the positives.

By Sara Elliott

If you're having a bad hair day, you can blame the humid air, throw on a hat or try to do something about it. Of course, humidity can wreak havoc on the most well-coiffed dude, but does anyone really know how

By Marie Willsey

Men, after a hard workout, do you take a shower at the gym or head straight home? Showering at the gym can help you feel refreshed before you go outside. But should it hot or cold water? What about avoiding germs? We've got some answers.

By John Kelly


Those of you in the dating trenches know that having a successful date can be a real battle. You have to declare war on all your bad habits and put your best foot forward to impress the person you're taking out. So how can you stay fresh on a date?

By Jill Jaracz

Who knew vitamins could be so sexy? Not only do nutrient-rich foods help keep you fit, but they can also give you a boost in the bedroom. Here, a handful to consider when making your next grocery list.

By Katie Lambert

Zinc plays several crucial roles in the male body. It helps fight off cold symptoms, fixes skin problems and even boosts sexual function.

By Marie Willsey, Brion O'Connor & Jesslyn Shields

Celebrating any birthday involving a zero tends to be a big deal, even for guys. So moving from your 20s to your 30s deserves some special attention -- especially as it relates to your health. What can men do to stay healthy into their 30s?

By Michael Franco


Who doesn't love a cure-all? For some men, herbs may offer solutions that treat depression, boost libido or treat an enlarged prostate gland. But what does science say about them? Here, five natural herbs known to help men's health.

By Elizabeth Sprouse

Are you sick, lacking energy, or even downright grumpy? Maybe you're experiencing a vitamin deficiency. Take heart, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite vitamins, what they do, and where you're likely to find them.

By Thorin Klosowski

Whether your goal is to become an enormous bodybuilder or a sleek marathoner, high rep workouts can help you get there. These pointers will help you tailor the exercises to your particular needs and maximize all they have to offer.

By Kevin P. Allen

Working out at home can be a lot more convenient than going to the gym. But especially if you tend to push your limits while exercising, it's vital to take a few extra steps to make sure you don't end up hurt. Here are five that can help.

By Sarah Winkler


You're not exactly getting sand kicked in your face but, then again, you've noticed that your build is slight compared to other guys. You'd like to bulk up. With hard work and these lifestyle changes, we can help you get there.

By Thomas Moore

They may not be the sexiest part of the anatomy, but when toned and trained properly, your calves can still draw attention and boost overall leg power. With these simple guidelines you'll be effortlessly running up stairs in no time and looking good doing it.

By Thorin Klosowski

In the '80s, a popular antiperspirant commercial advised viewers to "never let them see you sweat." But if you've ever been caught sweating bullets, that's diaphoresis -- profuse perspiration that can be uncomfortable and embarrassing.

By Jennifer Sellers

Sometimes you just can't help it. A grueling workout or a stressful job interview may make the sweat start to flow, but before considering a prescription antiperspirant, is it worth trying a vitamin like folic acid to help stifle the stink?

By Marianne Spoon


Body odor can be a real pain, especially if you've tried everything in the book to ditch it. And if you're wondering what's causing your case of B.O., you might want to take a look in the medicine cabinet.

By Marianne Spoon

Ah, testosterone, the male hormone with the bad-boy reputation. But does it really cause aggression in men? Do women also secrete testosterone in their bodies? Find out what else women need to know about male hormones.

By Laurie L. Dove

Individuals living with hidradenitis suppurativa experience a chronic skin condition characterized by abscesses, lesions, inflammation, blackheads and scarring. What causes this disease, and is there any way to treat it?

By Marianne Spoon

Those tiny bumps that may appear under your arm are called by many names, including prickly heat, heat rash, and even milaria. Fortunately, it's a pretty simple condition to treat. We'll tell you how.

By Sarah Grace McCandless


We've all heard about the dangers of dehydration. But, as if to prove the point that you can have too much of a good thing, it turns out it is not only is it possible to overdose on water, the ramifications of doing so can be fatal.

By Lance Looper

It's a fact of puberty. Suddenly, you start to smell under the ol' armpits. What causes that, and what can you do treat it if deodorant isn't helping?

By Josh Briggs