Browse Category: Men's Health
When it comes to diagnosing menopause
in women, doctors have a pretty easy time of it. They can order laboratory tests to check hormone levels and track the cessation of monthly periods. But when it comes to diagnosing male menopause, a relatively newly spotlighted condition, it hasn’t been so cut and dry.
The NBA playoffs are flying high
, with LeBron James at the forefront of the Miami Heat for the Eastern Conference. It’s not his skills that seem to be getting the attention, however, with many around the league commenting on his fast-disappearing hairline. The internet fodder has stretched from Charles Barkley to Dwight Howard, as well as a veritable Twitter explosion. But on the heels of new information about male pattern baldness, or MPB, we’re here to bring you a little bit about the condition and what might help.
Those who know me, know that I have an extremely close relationship with my Father, despite teenage years that can only be described as a frenzied cocktail of yelling, crying, and passive aggressive MySpace statuses. Fortunately, I grew up to realize that having a father who constantly strives to teach me the value and importance of love, understanding, respect, and hard work might seem like a bitch to a 14-year-old . . . but it makes for a pretty good man.
Men and spectator sports are one of those age-old pairings, marked by some sociobiological link that drives them to ESPN like moths to a flame. And now in the heat of the NBA Finals, the attraction grows along with a group that popular culture is calling “sports widows,” or spouses who have essentially lost their men to game-day oblivion. This isn’t to say that women don’t watch, or enjoy, sports; but the WAY in which men watch is gender distinctive, according to the expert. And understanding it just may ease some tension at tip-off.
As men age, we tend to lose some of the things that we think make us men in the first place. You might be a little too lethargic to play flag football, you might gain a few extra pounds extra quickly after that milkshake, and you might be a little limp… in an important area. But that doesn’t mean you’re in desperate need of a Testosterone smoothie; it probably just means you’re aging gracefully.
As we observe Men’s Health Week
this week (June 11-17), let’s take a look at testosterone therapy, and its potentially harmful effects.
If you thought that peanut allergy was giving you trouble, you’ve certainly never heard of poor Mr. A and his Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome. POIS, as first identified by a group of Dutch doctors in 2002, is exactly what it sounds like . . . a sickness you get from your own ejaculation.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which advises the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, voted unanimously to recommend routine use of the HPV vaccine Gardasil in 11 and 12-year-old boys. While the CDC had previously said that doctors can use the vaccine in boys if they’d like, there was no strong recommendation until now.
And it comes with a bit of a debate.
Similar to jelqing, kegel exercises are designed to strengthen your penis, reduce premature ejaculation and increase the size and intensity of your erections.
If you’re a male, there’s a huge chance that at one point in your life you’ve heard of the importance of the PSA test
. Whether it was from your doctor, your father, or some news report, you’ve likely been exposed to some sort of information about this screening for prostate cancer. So it may come as some surprise that the United States Preventative Services Task Force, or USPSTF, has ruled that men should not seek routine blood tests that target prostate cancer.
Cialis is a popular drug used for treating impotence in men, this is an old fact which is proved and there are millions of consumers of the medicine all around the world. The drug is extremely vital as it declines the problems of impotence in male by changing the loose erections into the tighter ones.
The phrase “a mother's instinct” has been used to explain how new mothers seem to instinctively know how to carry for their newborn babies. But now a new study from Northwestern University offers strong evidence that men are biologically wired to care for their infants as well. Not only that, but the most recent research conclusively shows for the first time that fatherhood lowers male testosterone
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a problem where men underperform on bed. The sufferers are unable to achieve and maintain a tough erection during the sexual intimacy that makes them incompetent to experience proper sexual intercourse
Calling all men! Could a chemical found in many common household items be undermining your masculinity
and sex appeal? A new study on laboratory mice suggests this may be the case.
If it were not such a serious matter it would be easier to sigh and shrug your shoulders in a “guys will be guys” kind of way. Let’s face it; men are notorious for putting off doctor’s appointments or taking care of health issues. Maybe it’s because even in this evolved day and age, there are still fragments of John Wayne DNA embedded somewhere deep within their genetic code. “I don’t have time to visit the doc, little lady. I’ve got to wrestle some villains, rustle up the cattle, and watch Sports Center.”
This month, we’re focusing on men’s health. And while anorexia and other eating disorders
are traditionally thought of as a “female condition,” men suffer as well. Perhaps, in ways, a man’s struggle with anorexia is even more debilitating because it is less accepted in the seemingly “male-dominated” society we live in.
Pomegranates are an ancient Mediterranean fruit which have recently been recognized as one of the many "new" super foods offering a myriad of health benefits.
The men with ED problem is nothing but just a common problem. There are millions of men who are suffering from erectile dysfunction in this world. Therefore most of the people prefer oral medicine therapy.
Impotence, these days are bothersome and also troublesome. The sexual practice in men goes down by high percentage and sometimes to the ground level. The inability to practice sex always raises a big question in front of the impotent men. Unhealthy sexual life makes men desperate and sometimes leads them to depression. Divorces are the final result of impotence.
Generic Viagra is the first and the foremost thing that has to come to someone’s mind when it comes to curing impotence. This blue pill works wonders at an affordable price.
Quercetin and resveratrol are two antioxidants getting a lot of good press these days. Quercetin is found in fruits and vegetables, and resveratrol is best known for being abundant in red wine.