Guiding the way to reliable advice
Dr Carol Holden PhD, MPH
CEO, Andrology Australia
MEN experience myriad barriers when seeking help for health matters.
These include embarrassment (based on uncertainty or a belief that seeking help is a sign of weakness), a perceived need to maintain ‘control’, underestimating the significance of symptoms (often due to lack of knowledge) and discomfort in the health setting. 1,2
This isn’t to assume that men aren’t interested in their health: on the contrary, some men actively