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Nutrition

Successful Weight Loss Tips for Men

Losing weight is often a difficult journey. Creating a plan and knowing the tips that best help you is the first step. The following are a few tips to help any man lose weight....(more)

The Physical Consequences of Abundant Alcohol Consumption

Alcoholism has very serious consequences that drastically reduce your quality of life if it does not lead to death. Unfortunately, the physical consequences of abundant alcohol consumption are not as widely known as those of tobacco use. Listed below are some physical consequences to expect if you consume too much alcohol over time....(more)

Saw Palmetto and the Prostate

Saw palmetto is the extract of the fruit of the Serenoa repens. The fruit is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols, making it long associated with traditional and alternative medicine to treat a variety of conditions. It has been the topic of many recent clinical trials for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Use of the extract for treatment of this condition is controversial. Understanding the controversy surrounding nutrition, men's health, and the saw palmetto prostate treatment will help you make better decisions about your treatment options for BPH....(more)

Fast Facts About Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a biochemical compound produced naturally inside the body. While it is important for the proper construction and functioning of cells, excessive cholesterol can pose health risks. Learn about basic cholesterol facts to understand this health concern better and determine if your cholesterol levels require attention....(more)

Diseases

All About Psoriasis: Treatments and Symptoms

Psoriasis is a commonly occurring disease of the skin that causes skin cells to grow too rapidly. This causes the formation of scaly regions and itchy, dry red patches that are often unsightly and painful. These areas appear most often on the elbows, knees, head, hands and feet. Psoriasis is a chronic condition that has periods of remissions and flare-ups....(more)

5 Common Causes of Testicular Pain

Several conditions cause testicular pain, with some requiring immediate medical attention. If you are experiencing pain in one testicle or both, do not delay seeking treatment. Putting off treatment may result in a loss of fertility or permanent damage. To diagnose the reason for the pain, the doctor will perform a physical examination and additional tests, such as blood tests, urinalysis, or imaging studies. Learn about five common causes for pain in the testicles and when to seek medical assistance if you suspect that you are suffering from one of these diseases....(more)

Common Symptoms of Gross Hematuria in Adult Males

Hematuria is the medical term for red blood cells in the urine, which is a common problem in adult males. Gross hematuria is when you have blood in your urine that can be seen with the naked eye, which may or may not cause you any pain, but regardless should be further investigated. Due to the large spectrum of what the cause could be of gross hematuria, it is beneficial to point out the common symptoms so you gain insight into the underlying reason for your hematuria....(more)

Sexual Health

Sperm Stories: Everything You Need to Know to Increase Your Fertility

A man's ability to produce healthy sperm depends on many factors, including what he eats and drink, how much (and where) he exercises, how much sleep he gets, how much TV he watches, and even the weather. ...(more)

Analyzing the Health of Sperm

Often, when a couple has difficulty conceiving a child, the health of the man's sperm is analyzed. It is simple and non-invasive to check for sperm health; the process simply involves having a man ejaculate into a medical container and observing the ejaculate. The tests performed on sperm are varied, but there are several standards that both semen and sperm must meet for the man to be considered fertile....(more)

Understanding the Causes and Symptoms of Chronic Prostatitis

There are two different kinds of chronic prostatitis (CP). The first is chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP), and the second type is chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). CP is a medical condition that is caused by a lingering bacterial infection. The cause of CPPS is not completely understood by medical professionals. One of the earliest symptoms that a man is suffering from CP or CPPS is frequent pain in the lower pelvic area....(more)

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Armin Brott

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Armin Brott is the proud father of three, a former U.S. Marine, and has been writing about men's health for nearly 20 years. Armin edits a popular men's health blog, Talking About Men's Health, and his work has appeared in dozens of publications ranging from Glamour and Family Circle to... Read More

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