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A man and his belly

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 September 2017, Men's Health
belly

The infamous beer belly. We all know it, dread it and want it to go away. Whether or not you’re a beer drinker, you’ve probably noticed that fat has an annoying habit of accumulating under your belt.

But there’s more to it than the esthetics and the popping pants buttons: a big belly is synonymous with health risks.

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Sympathetic pregnancy: Are you pregnant?

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 May 2017, Men's Health
sympathetic-pregnancy

Your wife is pregnant. You’re expecting your first child. You’re both so happy. Nervous too, but mostly happy. So… Why is your belly growing?

Sympathetic pregnancy, also known as Couvade syndrome (from the French word “couver,” meaning “to brood”) is a real phenomenon, though not one that’s recognized as a medical or psychological condition.

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Do you suffer from excessive perspiration?

by Sonia Chartier, on 13 April 2017, Men's Health
perspiration

Call it what you will: excessive or profuse perspiration or the official name hyperhidrosis. But if you break out in a sweat just reading the title of this article, read on!

Whether it smells or not, excessive perspiration is an often-unexplained phenomenon. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any solutions.

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The dark side of steroids

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 March 2017, Men's Health
steroids

Let’s get one thing straight: steroids produced by the body and those made in a lab are two different beasts.

Using steroids is sometimes a necessity for men, but not always. And using them can have serious and often surprising repercussions…

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Eat to boost your testosterone

by Sonia Chartier, on 14 December 2016, Healthy Eating, Men's Health
testosterone

With more testosterone in your body, you have more energy and feel more competitive.

Add to that the benefit of increasing muscle mass and libido—who wouldn’t want more?

While it’s one thing to want it, it’s yet another to know what to eat!

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