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You’re a new dad? That’s not the easiest stress to handle!

by Sonia Chartier, on 2 November 2017, Men's Health, Stress and sleep
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Congratulations, you’re a brand new dad! It’s a joyous occasion that brings not only feelings of pride and joy, but also stress and insecurity. This mish-mash of emotions sometimes arises early on during pregnancy and reaches its climax when the baby finally arrives.

Don’t let yourself get overwhelmed by events: prepare for them instead!

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A man and his belly

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 September 2017, Men's Health
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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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Foods to avoid if you have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 June 2017, Healthy Eating, Men's Health
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Your diet can have a noticeable impact on your enlarged prostate symptoms, with some foods only adding to your discomfort and inflaming any irritation.

Here, we discuss the worst foods for an enlarged prostate and what you can do to minimize their impact on your symptoms.

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Sympathetic pregnancy: Are you pregnant?

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