By A4M (The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine) The growing importance of hormonal health is becoming an integral component of modern medicine especially as the focus shifts toward maintaining and boosting immunocompetence in the population. Many plausible benefits… Continue Reading
Low Sperm Count and Male Infertility – It’s No Mystery
When a business colleague forwarded me an article from the New York Times about the continuing decline in male fertility, all I could do was sigh. “Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973,… Continue Reading
Can Men Get Breast Cancer?
It’s October again, which means we’re awash in a sea of pink—the annual symbol of breast cancer awareness. Each year, more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with this terrible disease. Another 40,000 will succumb to it. Campaign participants… Continue Reading
Belly Fat and Weight Training: Promising Study Results for Men
Men: do you want to stop your waistline from growing as you age? A new study indicates weight training may be a more effective way to keep off belly fat than cardio workouts. Researchers from the Harvard School… Continue Reading
Foods to Help Prevent an Enlarged Prostate
Enlarged prostate (in medical terms, benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH), is the most common health problem among males over the age of 50. In their seventies and eighties, at least 90% of men are afflicted, and at least half… Continue Reading
Fatherly Fat: A Health Risk for New Dads?
Is fatherhood a risk factor for weight gain and increased body fat? In a 2015 study published in the American Journal of Men’s Heath – researchers say – “yes.” They came to this conclusion after analyzing two decades of medical… Continue Reading
What Makes Men Happiest and Healthiest? Probably Not What You Think
As I was preparing to write this article, I Googled “how to be a healthy and happy man.” I got 8.8 million results. I couldn’t believe it! Obviously there’s no shortage of advice on the topic. Many of… Continue Reading
Erectile Dysfunction: Inconvenience or Health Problem?
I’ve got news for you: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is likely not just a penis problem alone…. It may be a sign of a much greater health issue: heart disease. Take Heed, Men, More than Just Your Sex Life… Continue Reading
Why Older Men Should Get their DHEA Levels Checked
A low level of the adrenal sex hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) predicts a greater risk of coronary heart disease in elderly men, according to a 2014 Swedish study. DHEA, and specifically its sulfate form DHEA-S, is the most abundant steroid… Continue Reading
Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Risk of Prostate Cancer
Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois have found that men at high risk for prostate cancer stand a bigger chance of being diagnosed with more aggressive and advanced forms of the disease if they are deficient in… Continue Reading