Male Body

There’s no such thing as a ‘typical man’ – everyone’s body looks a bit different. But in this section we look at the things men have in common, like the changes that occur during puberty and the personal care that a healthy body needs.

Facts

Why do balls shrink in cold weather?

Why do balls shrink in cold weather?

If you have balls, also known as testicles or testes, you may have noticed that they tend to shrink – or ‘get smaller,’ during cold weather. Well, you are not alone, other testes owners experience it too. But why does this happen? Is it normal?

What happens when men stop having sex?

What happens when men stop having sex?

We all know that normal hormone levels ensure the penis stays healthy; not having sex for too long could have opposite effects. If you’re a man going through a dry spell or practicing abstinence, you could damage your sex life […]

Groin Hernia: all you need to know

Groin Hernia: all you need to know

Inguinal hernia occurs when muscles weaken in the lower abdomen over time. There are three layers that protect the human intestines in the lower area of the abdomen. The peritoneum is the first membrane followed by the abdominal muscles. The […]

At what age does the penis stop growing?

At what age does the penis stop growing?

Penis growth begins at birth. There’s slow and steady growth in penis size during childhood years. During puberty, the penis grows longer and thicker. There is significant growth experienced between 12 and 16 years. This is linked to a spike […]

9 interesting facts about the male G-Spot

9 interesting facts about the male G-Spot

For many men though, the thought of touching or inserting a finger in their rectum is quite appalling but to others, it is among the best ways to achieve optimum sexual pleasure. Men, are you in the first or second […]

5 hygiene tips for men

5 hygiene tips for men

When you kiss or have sex, it’s nice if you’re clean and smell fresh. Brush your teeth, shower regularly, and wear clean clothes.

Ejaculation

Ejaculation

If you get really aroused, you have an orgasm or ‘come’.
When you have an orgasm, you ejaculate – semen comes out of your penis.

Penis shapes and sizes

Penis shapes and sizes

Penises come in all shapes and sizes. And they all look different: straight, curved, long, thick, thin, circumcised, uncircumcised. One is no better than the other.

Overview: the male body

Overview: the male body

The penis is able to get bigger and smaller because it’s made of erectile tissue – inside it’s like a sponge that can fill up with blood.