Men’s Health

There are many health conditions that only affect men. Main concerns include prostate issues like cancer and BPH, low testosterone (Low-T) and erectile dysfunction. Learn what men can do to stay healthy.

Prostate Cancer Treatments: Temperatures and Lasers

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Here are three words pretty much guaranteed to scare an adult male: Erectile…dysfunction…incontinence. Unfortunately, these have been all too common side effects of the all too common prostate cancer interventions—radiation, chemo, and surgery. No disrespect for practitioners here—many considered these the best options available. But today, I offer gentlemen three words that change everything: 100 […]

How to Have Great Sex

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Send the kids or grandkids out of the room. Put away all your work for a moment. If you have a delicate constitution, you might want to avert your eyes. Because today, we’re going to talk about sex. In our puritanical society, sex is often treated as a dirty secret. And, ironically, as we age, […]

Prostate Cancer Screening Best Practice

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An American man has a 16% lifetime risk of prostate cancer—not quite one in six. Though the risk of dying of prostate cancer is only 2.9 percent, it’s still the second leading cause of cancer death among American men, after lung cancer. So there’s recent concern about significant declines in: The number of men taking […]

Elder Abuse: Protect Your Loved Ones

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That there are people who prey on older people is truly heartbreaking. Especially when abuse is perpetrated by presumed caregivers, family, or fellow residents of a care facility. But it’s happening more frequently than ever, according to the US Adult Protective Services (APS), which is usually the first service notified of abuse. And it’s only […]

STIs in the Elderly: Risk and Prevention

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Many of my senior patients come to me with a long list of concerns. The aches and pains of aging can set off plenty of worries. And there are more than a few legitimate health risks that increase with age. But there’s one epidemic hitting the elderly population that very few know about. Sexually Transmitted […]

What is L-Arginine?

L-arginine is an important amino acid used in the body to create nitric oxide. Not to be confused with nitrous oxide (used as an anesthetic), nitric oxide helps relax blood vessels, improving circulation and supporting healthy blood pressure. What are the uses and benefits of L-Arginine? Found in red meat, poultry, fish and dairy products, […]

What is pycnogenol?

Pycnogenol might be one of the most exciting compounds in the natural health world right now. Discovered more than 40 years ago, pycnogenol has been the subject of more than 300 publications. An extract of the French Maritime pine, pycnogenol is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound with an impressive array of health benefits that […]

Safer Alternatives to Viagra

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Comedian George Burns once joked, “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” And if you’re one of the 30 million American men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED), I’m sure you can relate all too well to this sentiment. Many men with ED have been able to regain their […]

Omega-3s are Essential for Men’s Health

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My patient Jonathan called not long ago, anxiously asking for an emergency appointment. We found a time for him to come in that day.  He rushed in and told me he’d just read a new study linking omega-3 essential fatty acids with an increased risk of prostate cancer. I’ve been recommending omega-3 supplements to many […]

Men’s Guide to Naturally Balanced Hormones

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Guys, you’ve probably seen the testosterone ads on television…you know, the ones that promise a whole new life from a one-size-fits-all gel, patch, or injection. The ads got one thing right: It’s true that low levels of testosterone can affect your health, and by that I don’t just mean erectile dysfunction (ED). Low testosterone is […]
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