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Men's health

Many men feel uncomfortable discussing health issues affecting them. Here’s advice on how to lower your cholesterol or spot signs of depression, as well as information about other common health problems.


Cholesterol is a type of fat your body uses to repair cells. Having too much ‘bad’ cholesterol can increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke.

Depression in men

Men who experience depression may find it hard to discuss, because of societal pressures. Learn about how you can support a man with depression.

Domestic violence and abusive relationships

Domestic, or family, violence is when someone uses violence to control someone they’re close to. Learn more here.

Essential screening tests for men

Screening tests are done so that certain health problems can be picked up and diagnosed early. Learn about important screening tests for men here.

Genital thrush in males

Thrush is a yeast infection caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called candida. Learn more about thrush in males here.


Find out about the causes and treatment for gynaecomastia – the development of enlarged breasts in males.

Male pattern baldness

Learn about male pattern baldness and what treatment options are available.

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Male sexual problems

Nearly one in two Australian men have experienced a sexual difficulty, which can include a sexual act, from foreplay to an erection, and ejaculation.

Mental health resources for men

Men are less likely than women to seek help if they're experiencing mental health issues, but resources and support are available.

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Penis problems

Penis problems can cause men to worry sometimes. Here is helpful information about common penis issues and how they can be treated.

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. Having symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean you have it, but a doctor should still investigate.

Prostate problems

Swelling, enlargement and cancer are the most common problems that affect the prostate. Learn about important symptoms and treatment options here.

Sexual assault and rape

Learn about sexual assault, rape, and how to report an assault. Find 24-hour support helplines, which you can call anonymously.

Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual attention. It can affect your mental health, and is illegal. Learn what to do if you are being sexually harassed.

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