Men’s Health

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat beside me tacked up a new photo of his fiancé. He looked over at me and said, “Did you ever notice what people put on their desk is a representation of what they care most about in the world.” […]

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Get Over The Flu Faster

This year, public health officials report on yet another serious flu season, as a strain of H1N1 surges and more flu-related hospital visits and, in extreme cases, deaths are being tracked. And statistics demonstrate that a flu shot doesn’t eliminate your risk. As always, a strong immune system is your best option, nurtured by healthy […]

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Are You Eating Your Way to Blindness?

Like so many other aspects of declining health today, people consider it normal that your eyesight gets worse with age. Along with gray hair, wrinkles and other “normal signs of aging,” the need for eyeglasses or eye surgery is simply part of the aging process, they believe. But should this always be true? Scientists don’t […]

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Asthma: A Scary Epidemic

Few people talk about the asthma epidemic; but if statistics could scream, the sound of the asthma numbers would be deafening. Since 1980, the number of people affected by asthma has risen by 60 percent. Asthma-related deaths have gone up as well. At schools, inhalers are becoming almost as common as computers. About 25 million […]

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Are You Deficient in Vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency has become an emerging health crisis. Many people living in northern climes are simply not getting enough of this essential nutrient, particularly in winter. According to a study published in the journal PLOS One, February appears to be the worst month of all. Some experts assert that this annual slump in Vitamin D plays […]

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Natural Ways To Protect Against Hair Loss

There are many factors that can contribute to hair loss, and many of us assume aging is the main culprit. People are more prone to losing hair strands in the winter, most likely due to dry scalp and less circulation in colder months. But while more than half of Americans 40 and older experience some […]

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Natural Ways To Fight Cancer

As an integrative physician with a focus on cancer treatment and prevention, I’m often asked about my opinions on chemotherapy. Given the potential risk of side effects and research findings that often conflict each other, patients consistently ask me, “Is chemotherapy the right choice?” This is certainly a complicated question, as there is no one-size-fits-all […]

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The Prostate Cancer Puzzle

Much of the recent debate about how to diagnose prostate cancer focuses on the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test, and its usefulness for deciding on a man’s cancer risk. For more than two decades, the PSA test has been considered the gold standard for detecting prostate cancer early and saving lives. But recently, the PSA test […]

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Help Your Body Resist Lyme Disease

Spring has arrived with new growth around us. But that means tick season has also arrived in most parts of the country (April to September). With Lyme Disease Awareness Month coming up in May, now is a good time to discuss Lyme’s causes, complications and treatments. It’s estimated that Lyme disease strikes 20,000 to 30,000 […]

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Natural Ways To Fight Arthritis

More than 37 million Americans are living with some form of arthritis, and chances are you or someone you love experiences this degenerative condition. One of the most debilitating types, rheumatoid arthritis, is an autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack joints and tissues, resulting in serious pain and swelling. The number of […]

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