Category: Men Health

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Quitting Time

More than 438,000 premature deaths from smoking occur each year in the US, according to the National Cancer Institute. The habit harms nearly all organs and causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, and lung disease....

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Hats Off to Dad

What became a US national holiday in 1966 was first celebrated on June 19, 1910 in Spokane, Washington. Father’s Day was inspired by Sonora Smart Dodd, who wanted to honor her father — William...

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This Is for the Guys

If you’re a man — or if you have a man in your life — there’s something you should know. Preventive care isn’t just for women — but studies show that men are less...

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Coping With Incontinence

While pregnant women and those who’ve had children are most susceptible to bladder control problems, men can suffer from embarrassing incontinence after prostate surgery or as a sign of prostate issues. Symptoms range from...

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PETS AND PEOPLE

More than 70 years ago researchers found that stroking a dog lowers the dog’s blood pressure. However, it wasn’t until 1984 that scientists learned the blood pressure also decreased in the person petting the...

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Fatherly Love

Learn the common and lesser known men’s health risks… and how to prevent them: Heart disease. While it’s the # 1 killer of men and women, men are more susceptible earlier in life. To...

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Sleep Soundly During Surgery

It’s something no one wants to think about — waking up in an operating room while you’re undergoing surgery. Yet, according to medical studies, it happens at least 40,000 times a year. For decades,...

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Delaying Surgery for Hernia

No need to rush to surgically repair a hernia, say researchers. A new study reveals patients who wait until a hernia is uncomfortable before having it operated on fare just as well as those...

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Battling Baldness

Just pop a pill and grow hair. Sound too good to be true? Maybe not. There’s a new pill that may do just that for some men. With more than 40 million American men...

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Help Him Take a Hint

Men who think they are too “macho” to seek medical help could be looking for more trouble. A recent survey shows that men who ignore their symptoms end up making more trips to the...

Depressed Men 0

Depressed Men

Depression is twice as common in women as in men, but men do get the blues. However, they sometimes don’t realize it … or won’t admit it. Marty almost joined the ranks of hundreds...

Pediatric Transplants Stressful for Parents, Too 0

Pediatric Transplants Stressful for Parents, Too

Organ transplantation is now the treatment of choice for a number of serious medical conditions that today’s children face. While the experience is, no doubt, stressful for the young children who undergo transplantation, a...

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) 0

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is a noncancerous condition in which the prostate of an aging man becomes enlarged. The prostate may then push against the urethra and bladder. Symptoms include frequent, difficult, or painful...

Mens Health – Prostate gland, enlarged 0

Mens Health – Prostate gland, enlarged

If the prostate becomes enlarges, urination is difficult or impossible, and there is a risk of urinary and kidney damage. All the following treatments can help. • Take 4 teaspoons (20 ml) of flaxseed...

Mens Health – Heart Health 0

Mens Health – Heart Health

Men aren’t usually as in tune with their bodies as are women. In the past it was considered “not manly” to worry about physical problems – men were supposed to tough it out and...

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Men’s Health

There are many health problems facing men today, but there are also many men who have yet to experience any of these disorders. The following includes nutrition recommendations for healthy men who wish to...