The best 6 Men's Health books

Understanding men's health is crucial for overall well-being and longevity, encompassing physical, mental, and emotional aspects. That's why we've compiled a list of insightful books to shed light on this vital subject.

Explore our collection to discover practical tips, expert guidance, and transformative approaches. Dive into these books now to prioritize your health and lead a fulfilling life.

The best 6 Men's Health books
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Men's Health Books: The Comfort Book by Matt Haig

The Comfort Book

Matt Haig
4.7 (690 ratings)
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What's The Comfort Book about?

The Comfort Book (2021) is a compendium of practices, philosophies, stories, and encouragements to help you get through tough times. Matt Haig shares the insights he gained while experiencing years of severe anxiety and depression, as well as his own unconventional strategies for developing a sense of self-worth and looking after your mental health. 

Who should read The Comfort Book?

  • Fans of Matt Haig’s honest and unconventional approach to discussing mental health
  • Anyone looking for strategies to build emotional resilience 
  • People grappling with pandemic-related uncertainty

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Men's Health Books: Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer by Patrick C. Walsh, MD and Janet Farrar Worthington

Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer

Patrick C. Walsh, MD and Janet Farrar Worthington
4.6 (117 ratings)
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What's Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer about?

Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer (2001) is a comprehensive and straightforward guide to one of the most common cancers facing men today. Drawing on decades of scientific research and medical expertise, the authors outline every aspect of prostate cancer, including potential causes, testing and diagnosis, current treatment options, and what to expect as a survivor.

Who should read Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer?

  • Men or the loved ones of men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and want to know what to expect.
  • Healthy men who would like to stay that way.
  • The medically minded who would like an overview of one of the most common forms of cancer.

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Men's Health Books: The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine

The Male Brain

Louann Brizendine
A Breakthrough Understanding of How Men and Boys Think
4.5 (394 ratings)
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What's The Male Brain about?

The Male Brain (2010) is a neuroscientist’s account of the interplay between hormones and brain development that shapes the formation and growth of male brains and behavior. Based on decades of research, it argues that the roots of many masculine stereotypes can be seen in neurobiology, and that hormones shape the male brain and outlook for a lifetime.

Who should read The Male Brain?

  • Anyone with a male brain wondering about how it works
  • Minds curious about biology’s effect on culture
  • Those who interact with male brains looking for insights

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Men's Health Books: Man Overboard! by Craig L. Bowron

Man Overboard!

Craig L. Bowron
A Medical Lifeline for the Aging Male
4.0 (44 ratings)
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What's Man Overboard! about?

Man Overboard! (2022) is a comprehensive guide to the most common health challenges men are likely to encounter as they get older. It not only explains the difference between low testosterone and erectile dysfunction and what to watch out for with obesity and deadly types of cancer but also provides tools for men to take control of their health to keep living an active life without too many unpleasant surprises.

Who should read Man Overboard!?

  • Men over 40 looking to build on their knowledge of common health problems
  • Anyone interested in healthcare communication
  • People wondering if Viagra is all it professes to be

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Men's Health Books: Raising Men by Eric Davis

Raising Men

Eric Davis
From Fathers to Sons—Life Lessons from Navy SEAL Training
4.3 (67 ratings)
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What's Raising Men about?

Raising Men (2016) is a powerful exploration of life-changing military lessons, emphasizing the importance of boldness, accountability, and bonding. Via real-life stories from Navy SEALs, this captivating narrative will teach you how to build strong relationships with your son and raise him with discipline, leadership, and grace.

Who should read Raising Men?

  • Expectant fathers
  • Distant Dads
  • Military patriarchs

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Men's Health Books: Wired for Intimacy by William M. Struthers

Wired for Intimacy

William M. Struthers
How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain
2.8 (100 ratings)
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What's Wired for Intimacy about?

Wired for Intimacy (2010) is a practical and hopeful guide for Christian men looking to find freedom from pornography. Combining science and spirituality, it reveals how pornography affects the male brain and provides hands-on solutions to redeem modern masculinity.

Who should read Wired for Intimacy?

  • Christian men struggling with porn addiction
  • Pastors, youth pastors, and church leaders who want to help their male constituents
  • Anyone concerned about porn's societal effects

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 FAQs 

What's the best Men's Health book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard The Comfort Book as the ultimate read on Men's Health.

What are the Top 10 Men's Health books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • The Comfort Book by Matt Haig
  • Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer by Patrick C. Walsh, MD and Janet Farrar Worthington
  • The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine
  • Man Overboard! by Craig L. Bowron
  • Raising Men by Eric Davis
  • Wired for Intimacy by William M. Struthers

Who are the top Men's Health book authors?

When it comes to Men's Health, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • Matt Haig
  • Patrick C. Walsh, MD and Janet Farrar Worthington
  • Louann Brizendine
  • Craig L. Bowron
  • Eric Davis