Posts Tagged ‘mens health’

01
Jul

5 Men’s Health Myths

Sure we’ve heard a tale or two about health, from the surprises to the downright odd, we are here to debunk some common men’s health myths! Men can't get breast cancer The sad truth is, men CAN in fact get breast cancer. It affects about 1 in 100 men. Wearing a hat or blow drying your hair causes baldness Men lose their hair for genetic reasons or other serious changes. Hats and blow dryers have nothing to do with it! Muscle mass loss is inevitable ...

16
May

The Best Green Foods for Your Health

Here’s a list of the most beneficial green foods you should try to incorporate into your diet for optimal health! Avocados Avocados do contain a lot of fat (about 23 grams in a medium-sized fruit), but it's the cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated kind that nutrition experts love. Avocados also contain lutein, an antioxidant that protects eye health, and they're rich in vitamin E. Research shows that people who get the most vitamin E from their diet (not supplements) have a lower risk of Alzheimer's ...

11
Feb

Male Hormone Replacement Therapy

Most men don’t like to hear this, but when it comes to testosterone, they hit their peak at about age 17. Levels plateau for awhile, then slowly start to slide in their 30’s and 40’s. By the time a man reaches 80, his testosterone level will be about half of what it was hen he was a younger. For decades, doctors have used synthetic testosterone to treat a small number of men whose hormone level is unambiguously low. Hypogonadism, as ...

11
Jun

Being Overweight is not your Fate

It’s true; your metabolism does slow down with age, but there is something you can do about it. Starting at about age 25, the average person’s metabolism declines between 5% and 10% per decade, this means that the typical North American loses between 20% and 40% of their metabolic power over the course of their adult life span. However, a vastly slowed down metabolism isn’t inevitable. It only occurs because North Americans tend to become far less physically active over the course ...

19
Feb

3 Health Concerns You’re Too Embarrassed to Bring Up

We found this great article in Men's Health and wanted to share! If you have any similar questions, Dr. Gunderson is prepared to give you the best medical advice possible. Article via www.menshealth.com   The average doctor’s visit lasts 19 minutes. And in that time—with someone you see about once a year—you’re expected to disclose personal details about your privates? We know it can be embarrassing. But it could save your sex life (or your life, period). Here are three below-the-belt concerns ...