Men's Health

Now, more than ever, men are taking an active interest in their own health. Men want to be healthy, get active, and live longer lives.

Whether you are a man, or have important men in your life, it's essential that you are able to find information about the health issues that matter most. In this section, you will find information and topics designed to help men understand their health concerns and make informed health decisions now and in the future.

Featured Topics

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is one of the leading causes of death for men in British Columbia. Learn more about what causes heart disease and what you can do to prevent or manage it.

Heart Healthy Eating

What you eat is important to your heart health. Learn how the foods you eat can make a positive difference.

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths. How can you prevent it?

Prostate Cancer

Find out more about prostate cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Erectile Dysfunction or Erection Problems

Erection problems may occur at any age. Learn more about the causes of erection problems, how they are treated, and how you can reduce your risk.

Safe Sex

Protecting yourself from exposure to sexually transmitted infections is a critical component of a man's sexual health. Learn more about ways you can protect yourself.

Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Infections

Learn more about sexually transmitted infections, the risks of these infections, and what you can do to prevent them.

The full list of men's health topics

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HeadsUpGuys is based out of the University of British Columbia and is part of the Men’s Depression and Suicide Network, a Canada-wide initiative to develop resources, services, and programs to improve the mental health and well-being of men. Their website provides information, tips, and advice to support men in their fight against depression. Click on the link below to learn more.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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