Everyone knows someone who buys into urban legends with the enthusiasm of a conspiracy theorist. Or maybe it’s something you read on the internet that stuck, despite your best ...
5 million American men have testosterone deficiency Nearly 40% of American men have testosterone deficiency, or hypogonadism. Could you or someone you know be one of them? Testosterone, the predominately male sex hormone (women have some too) is produced in the testicles and to a much lesser extent in the adrenal glands (small organs that [...]
A Doctor’s Perspective On Guys, Cars and their Check-ups “The difference between men and boys is…” There really isn’t much difference: they still care more about their toys than their bodies. The average boy loves cars; the love affair blossoms fully in adulthood. Most men can tell you all sorts of annoying facts about their [...]
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects more than half of American men over age 50, and none of them are happy about it. With each passing decade beyond 50 the incidence of ED increases by another 10%. Aging, diseases like diabetes and high-blood pressure, low levels of testosterone, smoking, and certain medications all contribute (see table 1). [...]
If you’re considering daycare for your little one, you can be sure of one thing: He’ll probably get sick. A nuisance in the early years, sure, but there is a silver lining. The same kids that get sick in daycare are likely to develop immunity to illnesses in the longer term. This means they’ll probably [...]
Your life as a caregiver is all about taking care of someone else. Along the way, it’s easy to forget about your own health. While you’re cooking meals, lifting your disabled loved one after a fall or keeping track of medications, you have somehow ignored your own doctor’s appointments. And when was the last time [...]