Men's Health Articles

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

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Inflammation, Memory, and Hormone Balance: Three Supplements

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 | Read More…

Why I Recommend Prelox for Erectile Dysfunction

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. I always prefer natural remedies to prescription drugs for both | Read More…

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Natural Low Testosterone (Low T) Treatments

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 | Read More…

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

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 | Read More…

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Prostate Biopsy Alternatives

Reggie had been a patient of mine for more than a decade, until he moved out of the area. So you can imagine how surprised I was to see him in the exam room one day. It turned out, Reggie had | Read More…

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Prostate & BPH Relief in 5 Easy Steps

Prostate problems are increasingly common these days. But, by making a few lifestyle changes and following the guidelines I give my patients, you can protect yourself – and your prostate – from complications. There’s a saying you might have heard | Read More…

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Lycopene-Rich Homemade Pasta Sauce

Serves 6 Prep time: 30 to 40 minutes With tomato season in full swing, this is a great time to take advantage of nutrient-rich tomatoes and make up a batch of my family’s favorite pasta sauce. Loaded with equally healthy | Read More…

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Unable to Urinate, a Patient Took this Advice

One evening, after giving a talk at the local health food store on cancer prevention, a man in the audience approached me with a question. He introduced himself as Wade and said that he was concerned about prostate cancer. His | Read More…

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Easy Breakfast Options to Improve Your Health and Memory

Are you a regular breakfast eater? Or, like many of my patients, do you skip the first meal of the day because you’re too busy, not hungry, or trying to lose weight? Here’s a word to the wise — if | Read More…

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Medical Emergency Preparedness 101

During the past few years, we’ve seen how circumstances beyond anyone’s control can change everything in the blink of an eye. Just ask residents of New York or New Jersey, for example, many of whom are still reeling from the | Read More…

Lou’s Evacuation Emergency

A few years ago, Southern California wildfires forced hundreds of families to leave their homes. While local agencies did an outstanding job of setting up shelters to house those who were displaced, many people found out the hard way that | Read More…

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Very Easy Baked Beans

Beans are an excellent source of the trace mineral zinc, known for its ability to help build muscle and rev up testosterone production. Some beans, such as those used in this flavorful recipe, contain as much zinc as red meat | Read More…

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Test Your Testosterone Knowledge

Maybe you’ve seen the television ads explaining that “low T,” or low testosterone levels, can be a health risk. Although the ads are by a pharmaceutical giant selling a prescription product, low testosterone is not a fake health concern created | Read More…

Sean’s Testosterone Trouble

A few years ago, Sean came to my office with a complaint that has become more and more common. Although he was newly married, he was having what he referred to as performance problems in the bedroom. So naturally, he | Read More…

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Heart Attack Symptoms: Know these Signs

With the holidays at hand, many people are focusing on the joys of the season. But as I mentioned in last week’s newsletter, the pressures of shopping and party-going need to be balanced with plenty of self-care and stress relief. | Read More…

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How to Win the Blood Sugar Battle

The holiday season may be weeks away, but now is a good time to plan a way around the typical overindulgence, bad choices, and weight gain. The holidays are a great excuse for going overboard, especially when it comes to | Read More…

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How to Buy Dietary Supplements

As a practicing physician, my patients frequently ask about dietary supplements, including vitamins and related substances. Here are the top two questions: Do I need to take vitamins? Which vitamins should I take? Since these topics come up so often, | Read More…

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Should men take vitamin E?

I think vitamin E is great. It acts as an antioxidant that boosts immunity, heals wounds, and improves nerve health, circulation, and red blood cell formation. But you need to make sure to take a natural form of vitamin E. | Read More…

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Is it a good idea to get a hormone test?

Yes, it is. Hormones are the natural drugs of your body. If you’re over 40, you should probably have these tests done: DHEA-sulfate Testosterone, total and free Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Estrodi0l level Thyroid panel Hemoglobin A1c, which reflects your sugar | Read More…

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How Estrogen Affects You (No Matter Your Gender)

Looking for a simple way to improve your health? Balance your hormones! Every single day, I see patients of all ages and both sexes with health problems related to hormones. One of the most misunderstood topics in the health arena, | Read More…

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How to Age Well and Add 10 Years to Your Life

If you’ve ever dreamed of stopping Father Time, I have good news. The old guy may not be stoppable quite yet, but we do know how to slow him down — a lot! The average American already has a very | Read More…

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Exercise to Extend Your Healthy Years

Today, I’d like to ask you to do me a favor. As tempting as it may be to avoid any discussion of exercise, I’m asking that you hang in there and read the rest of this newsletter. One of my | Read More…