: Waiting for next track...

Men's health grabbed by the balls

Cricket bat and two cricket balls

3:39pm 9th July 2018
(Updated 5:31pm 10th July 2018)

Leeds Urology Partnership Promoted by
Leeds Urology Partnership

Men: when was the last time you talked about your health? Local male sports team in Knaresborough have been getting some answers to three big questions. 

Hear what happened when men's health expert Dr Oliver Kayes from the Leeds Urology Partnership and Stray FM presenter Beth Parsons asked a range of men at the Knaresborough Cricket Club about testicles, prostates and erections. 

Not quite what they were expecting when they came to play a spot of cricket...

Would you know how to find lumps in your testicles? What are you looking for?

  • Younger men are particularly at risk with 8 in 10 testicular cancers diagnosed in men under 50. 
  • Check regularly and thoroughly so you can be sure of any changes. 
  • In particular you are looking for any hard, painless lumps. 
  • Anything of concern should be dealt with as soon as possible. The majority of issues are nothing to worry about, but it's always better to get the all clear. 
Cricket glove holding cricket ball

What signs should you look out for relating to prostate problems?

  • Going to the toilet more often (urination).
  • Find it hard to go.
  • A slowing or changing of the stream.
  • Loss of erection.
  • Blood in your urine. 
  • Any signs of these should be discussed with your GP or with the team at the Leeds Urology Partnership as soon as possible. 
Line of men's urinals

Have you ever experienced erectile dysfunction?

Affecting 1 in 10 men in their lifetime. It is often a difficult subject to talk about, but if you're concerned you can rest assured that it's nothing experts haven't dealt with before.

There are a range of different problems and various reasons why this can occur:

  • Age
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Psychological issues
  • Stress
  • Relationship trouble
  • More complex issues
Bunch of bananas

The Leeds Urology Partnership can help men with a range of health issues, based not only at the Spire Hospital in Leeds,  but also at Nuffield Health Harrogate.

More health and well being stories from Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.

Breaking local news for Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale direct to your mobile from Stray FM

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Dr Helen Lawal sits in a chair in the One Wellness clinic, with a laptop and bowl of fruit beside her on the desk

TV doctor helps boost the health of Harrogate residents

Thee short workshops on owning your movement, eating, and rest with Dr Helen Lawal could kickstart healthy habits.

Most read

Another Harrogate restaurant set to close

All Cau restaurants are shuting after the chain went into administration.

Newer article

The busy life of a caregiver

Health: Home Instead Senior Care of Harrogate, Ripon and Thirsk is a provider of award winning care at home services to elderly people. Stray FM's Beth Parsons and Pete Egerton have been to meet one of the caregivers.

Top articles

Orkambi: Drugs maker says NHS 'undervalues' patient lives

National: The manufacturer of a groundbreaking cystic fibrosis drug has accused the NHS of "undervaluing" the lives of patients after failing to reach a supply deal.

Eight dead after 'duck boat' sinks in Missouri lake

World: At least eight people have drowned after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank in stormy weather on a Missouri lake.

Liverpool sign Alisson from Roma in record deal for a goalkeeper

Sport: Alisson Becker has officially joined Liverpool from Roma in a deal that makes him the world's most expensive goalkeeper.

Liam Gallagher tells Noel: It's time to get 'the Big O back together'

Showbiz: Liam Gallagher has offered the olive branch to his brother Noel, saying the pair should finally get "the Big O back together" and stop "f****** about".

The End of Term Tour in Skipton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Nick Hancock took the Breakfast Show to Water Street Primary School with Specsavers

Another Harrogate restaurant set to close

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: All Cau restaurants are shuting after the chain went into administration.

Considering a career as solicitor?

Business: Get advice from a Q&A session with local students and an expert.

The End of Term Tour in Skipton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Nick Hancock took the Breakfast Show to Water Street Primary School with Specsavers

Stepping up to the mic for The Ramones

70s On This Day: Changing the voice of this iconic punk rock band

Harrogate Hospice's sculpture tribute for loved-ones

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A new sculpture will pay a lasting tribute to loved-ones at Harrogate's Spring Flower Show.

Unique Sixth Form Experience

Education: A staggering 92% of pupils from St Aidan's and St John Fisher's Associated Sixth Form gained places at their first or second choice institution.

Time for afternoon tea...Bizzie Lizzie's style

Food and Drink: Bizzie Lizzie's high street car park restaurant in Skipton has extended and revamped their afternoon tea menu.

New children's waiting room opens at Harrogate A&E

Health: Staff hope it'll make the emergency department less scary for young patients.

POISONED: Red kite found dead near Knaresborough

Health: Police have received confirmation of the poisoning.

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Pedestrian killed on A59 near Broughton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police appeal for witnesses after Keighley man killed in accident


Are you ready for the Summer Holidays?

Trending in Yorkshire

Furious councillor resigns from panel over Fire Service take-over

The row is about Police taking control of the Fire Service

Police appeal after burglary at Skipton bar

It happened on Monday night

Best-selling authors in Harrogate for crime writing festival

It's been branded the "best crime fiction festival in the world."

Another Harrogate restaurant set to close

All Cau restaurants are shuting after the chain went into administration.

Calls for Ripon and Skipton's MP to resign over Brexit votes 'pairing' row

It's being claimed he told MPs to vote when they shouldn't have.

More news...