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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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Some people believe that perspiration is a secret weapon for keeping our skin looking its best; others think it aggravates conditions like acne and eczema. Could both theories be correct?

By Sarah Grace McCandless

The more we learn about the so-called toxins housed in our bodies, the more the concept of "sweating them out" sounds like a good idea. But can that hot yoga class really give your system a fresh start?

By Sarah Grace McCandless

If you're like most men, you'd rather ignore the pain than go to the doctor and talk about pain "down there." But in many cases, trying to pretend the pain away could mean worsening your problem -- even to the point of needing your testicles removed.

By Tom Scheve

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Ah, puberty -- perhaps the most awkward time in a boy's life, when hair sprouts in odd places, voices crack and acne makes its unwelcome appearance. What's going on inside the body of a pubescent boy?

By Tom Scheve

He's depressed, tired all the time and apathetic. It's a middle-aged man's midlife crisis, right? Not so fast: Those symptoms might have a lot more to do with hormone levels than a restless state of mind.

By Julia Layton

Would you jump off a bridge if all your friends did? What if your friends were all circumcising their sons? See if there's a medical reason for slicing off foreskin -- or if we're nurturing an outdated, barbaric practice.

By Tom Scheve

For the most part, skin problems are not based on gender -- rather it's a person's lifestyle that is most predictive of skin health. Learn what men should do each day to take care of their skin.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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Everyone loves smooth, clean-shaven skin, but a close shave is the biggest cause of unsightly and painful razor bumps that can also lead to scarring. Learn about preventing razor bumps by adding a few simple steps to your shaving routine.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Are routine checkups for men really necessary? Find out what men should know about preventive health.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Most people know that women go through menopause, but some experts say that a man's midlife crisis may be their own male menopause -- also known as 'andropause.'

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Weight lifting is a form of exercise that stretches and strengthens the body using weights. Learn how weight lifting can help with weight control.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers