The male problem no one likes to talk about
Although it is relatively common, especially as men age, one subject that continues to be a bit taboo among those dear members of society with an XY chromosome pattern is prostate problems. But not talking about the problems won’t make them go away and only increases a man’s risk of serious disease or even death. Here’s a sobering statistic: Prostate cancer is the #1 most common cancer in males living in the US. In...
For men: Take this prostate health quiz
Happy Tuesday, guys. I'd like to talk about a subject that might make some of you feel a little, well, uneasy. Your prostate gland. And whether or not yours is as healthy as it should be. It used to be that prostate problems were primarily something only elderly men had to worry about, but no longer. Unfortunately, increasing numbers of men are experiencing prostate challenges at younger and younger ages. Let’s take a closer...
The best supplements for men and women
In the enormous ocean of supplements, there are many products that tout they are “especially for” men or women. But is that just marketing hype? Well, let’s start by taking a look at nutrients. [[big3]]The nutrients women need most[[end]] It is estimated that at least 30 percent of women are deficient in one or more nutrients, and that number jumps up as we age and especially if you use acid reducers. Although ALL nutrients...
What you’ve been told about osteoporosis is wrong
Hopefully, something like, “Um, Sher, what about all the other ingredients? Just flour and sugar will create a mess—not a cake.”
And you’d be right.
Well, the typical advice for osteoporosis is about as lacking…and the result is much more serious than a bad cake.
8 questions you should be asking your doctor
If you were buying a used car, would you blindly purchase one without asking questions about engine problems, gas mileage, etc.?
Of course not!
Well, there is a “purchase” that most of us make that is FAR more important than a vehicle, yet many people are hesitant or afraid to ask questions.
I’m talking about medical care!