Men’s Health

Read articles about Men’s Health by Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D. on Newport Natural Health.

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

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 […]

12 Questions to Ask Your Pharmacist Before You Take Your Prescription

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Every year, thousands of Americans are hospitalized for drug reactions and interactions. Some of those reactions are fatal, and none of them are pleasant. So while a dozen questions for a pharmacist may seem like a lot, it’s always better to be safe rather than sorry. Advising patients is part of a pharmacist’s job, so […]

Advanced Prostate Screening Tests: PCA3 & Color Doppler Ultrasound

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During the next few years, I expect to see prostate cancer become the number one cancer among men. Part of the problem is that myths and misconceptions get in the way of making smart treatment choices. Here are four statements I hear from patients just about every day. Can you tell which are true and […]

Inflammation, Memory, and Hormone Balance: Three Supplements

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Every month, thousands of new clinical trials are published in scientific journals. Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of studies, few physicians have the time to explore new research. But years ago, I discovered that combing through these publications is an excellent way to turn up new developments that could help my patients. As time […]

Prelox vs. Viagra – Which is Safer and More Effective for ED

All of the popular erectile dysfunction drugs have side-effects, but now there’s a safe, natural and non-prescription solution to erectile problems that will also help improve your overall cardiovascular health. It is called Prelox®, and I always prefer natural remedies to prescription drugs for both their effectiveness and to avoid the side-effects that are all-too-common […]

Low Testosterone (Low T) Treatments: 3 Natural Solutions

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I’d like to share with you the results of recent research linking pain and inflammation with a problem that’s all too common these days – low levels of the hormone testosterone. The study, which reviewed the results of nearly 100 previous clinical trials, found that lack of testosterone is linked to chronic pain and inflammation. […]

PSA Test Scores: What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You

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Very few days go by without me seeing a patient who is concerned about his prostate. And who can blame them? During the next few years, I expect to see cases of prostate cancer continue to increase, until the disease achieves the dubious distinction of being the number one cancer among men. Yet, in spite […]

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