We know that when it comes to health, the best offence is defence! We’ve written a series of blogs about how to keep your body in tip-top condition as you age.

Is Being Overweight Always that Bad?

With new fad diets popping up more regularly than work emails when you’re on holiday, it seems that everyone is watching their weight – and usually ours too, whether we asked them to or not. It can feel like we’re at risk of developing a killjoy obsession with the scales, but is this fixation justified? … Continued

Should You Try Following the ‘Clean Eating’ Trend?

If the moniker ‘Generation Z’ still reminds you of a postmodernist satirical novel and ‘Instagram’ brings to mind a set of digital scales, then you may not yet be familiar with the ‘clean eating’ trend which has been storming the Western world over the last couple of years. Promoted by shiny-haired, rippling bodied fitness models … Continued

Do Big Prostates Cause Bad Erections

… the short answer is no, not directly. But prostates do tend to grow larger with advancing age, so much so that they can cause really annoying LUTS (lower urinary tract symptoms) – poor urinary stream, urgency, frequency, nocturia, hesitation and dribbling. Before surgery is given a thought, GPs and urologists will prescribe any one … Continued

How Often Do the Happiest Couples Have Sex?

‘Am I having the right amount of sex?’ is an age-old question. We ask it when we’re young adults, eagerly awaiting the opportunity to lose our virginity. We ask it when we start out in a new relationship, and are worried that we’re having so much sex that we might actually be damaging our organs. … Continued

Sexercise: How to Make the Most of Your Bedtime

We’re used to euphemisms which compare sex to a good, sweaty workout – and if you’ve ever read a tabloid paper, you’re probably familiar with the idea of sex as an exercise replacement, too. Every once in a while a story will pop up, exalting sex’s muscle-building, calorie-burning potential. But is this just wishful thinking, … Continued

The Alarming Importance of Dental Hygiene

We at Wellman have often talked about the causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) – we know that testosterone deficiency, or hypogonadism, is linked to erectile dysfunction [1], and that as we age, our testosterone levels naturally start to decline [2]. But we were interested to see a recent study conclude that erectile dysfunction may also … Continued

How to Have Better Sex When You’re Bigger

Most people put on a bit of extra weight as they get older – it’s a natural consequence of your metabolism slowing with age. It’s normal not to appear as slim as you were in your youth, and as long as you’re exercising frequently and eating healthily there’s nothing inherently wrong with carrying a few … Continued

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