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Men's health

Fear of finding out

Fear of finding out

The Fear of Finding Out (FoFO) affects men’s health every day. If you’re putting off seeking health advice, take the first step in facing your fear and call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 to speak to a registered nurse. Watch our campaign video, browse links to health information for men and say no to FoFO. Read more about Fear of finding out
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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and the chances of developing this type of cancer increases with age. Here is an overview of causes, symptoms and treatments for prostate cancer.

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Lower your cholesterol

It's important to keep cholesterol in check because high cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Here are tips on how you can help to lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.

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Male-pattern baldness

Male-pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss. For some men, this process starts as early as the late teens. By the age of 60, most men have some degree of hair loss. This article outlines the issues surrounding hair loss.


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Is it the blues?

Nothing is more likely to bring a man out in a cold sweat than asking him to talk about his emotions. But if a mate is under stress or feeling depressed, it will help if he talks about it. Learn how you can get him to open up.

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Last reviewed: 
February, 2013