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Men's Health

Former NHL Player Bryan Bickell is Battling MS but Feeling Great with Tysabri

Jun 17 2017 - 6:53pm
Bryan and Amanda Bickell with daughters

Former NHL player Bryan Bickell is battling Multiple Sclerosis (MS) but feeling great with Tysabri. Bickell may be off the ice, but he is on to bigger things as spokesperson for Biogen and running his non-profit, the Bryan and Amanda Bickell Foundation which helps rescue abused pit bulls and provide people in need with service dogs. The 31-year-old Bickell announced his plans to retire from the NHL after a successful 2016-2017 season as winger with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Since the 2015 playoffs with the Blackhawks Bickell had struggled with symptoms that didn’t seem related to the normal wear and tear of being a professional hockey player.

5 Foods That Increase Testosterone Levels and 5 That Lower Its Production

Apr 28 2017 - 10:25pm
Salmon tuna for testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone found in both males and females although women tend to have much lower levels. Testosterone levels are highest between onset of puberty and about age 30 then begin to decline by about 1% each year after. Testosterone imbalances can affect both men and women physically and emotionally and certain foods can help with these imbalances. This article discusses five foods that increase testosterone levels and lower testosterone production.

For men an imbalance of testosterone can have serious effects in the body and affect sex characteristics as they age.

Blood test could improve prostate cancer treatment

Feb 15 2017 - 12:55pm
Blood test for prostate cancer treatment

A blood test has been developed for prostate cancer treatment that is based on changes in DNA. Researchers say they have found DNA alterations can predict alterations in genes for men with metastatic forms of the disease.

Results of a study scheduled for presentation at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium shows prostate cancer treatment can be quickly adjusted for better outcomes by just monitoring a few drops of bl

Alarming percentage of men may be infected with genital virus

Jan 20 2017 - 6:16pm
Report underscores importance of HPV vaccine for men

A new and alarming report finds that nearly 50 percent of men under age 60 may be infected with the human papillomavirus or HPV. Among those statistics, 25 percent of men have what is called the high risk type of HPV that is a precursor to cancer.

A new and alarming report finds that nearly percent of men under age 60 may be infected with the human papillomavirus or HPV. Among those statistics, 25 percent of men have what is called the high risk type of HPV that is a precursor to cancer.

Boost Testosterone Levels Naturally Without Supplements

Nov 7 2016 - 3:36pm
boosting testosterone naturally

Low testosterone can lead to various health concerns including fatigue and decreases in muscle and bone mass. Here is an easy way to boost hormone levels.

Testosterone is a male hormone that gradually declines during aging. Excess weight also contributes to lower circulating levels as does some chronic conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes.

Why the FDA is adding new warning about prescription testosterone

Oct 25 2016 - 8:50pm
FDA testosterone warning

Today the FDA announced new warnings about prescription testosterone that they say can cause addiction and serious health problems.

Testosterone is a synthetic form of the endogenous androgenic steroid testosterone that is converted to DHT in the body; Men taking steroids and testosterone at higher doses than prescribed are esp

Soldier blames fibromyalgia on incident in Afghanistan

Oct 19 2015 - 9:48pm
Fibromylagia in Afghanistan

A soldier who served in Afghanistan believes the injuries he suffered during an unloading accident are responsible for his fibromyalgia. Kieran Murphy was part of the U.K. Territorial Army and was hurt while helping to unload materials. He is currently suing the Ministry of Defense for £250,000 ($386, 912) in damages.

Kieran Murphy believes the root cause of his fibromyalgia can be traced back to an incident in Afghanistan.

This weight loss surgery has an extra perk for men

Oct 5 2015 - 9:12pm
Weight loss surgery and testosterone

Overweight and obesity are linked to low testosterone in men. This weight loss procedure, known as a sleeve gastrectomy, not only can help men lose weight, but it comes with an added perk of boosting testosterone levels.

New study results presented at the 2015 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons found men with low testosterone regained normal levels twelve months after receiving sleeve gastrectomy

Confused about testosterone replacement therapy?

Aug 11 2015 - 10:06pm
Testosterone replacement may have heart benefits

Replacing testosterone in older men is found in the first new study to improve cardiovascular health in findings published online Aug. 6, 2015, in the European Heart Journal.

Another study that is published in JAMA, suggests taking the hormone for “low T” also will not make atherosclerosis any worse for men already diagnosed with heart disease, though larger trials are

The Low-Down on Low-T Just in TIME

Aug 14 2014 - 12:59pm
low back pain

Are you one of the millions of men (and possibly their wives as well) who are thinking now is the time to do something about that decreasing muscle mass, decreasing libido and increasing belly fat - which are claimed (unofficially) as symptoms of Low-T? You may want to rethink this decision. In the August 18, 2014 issue of TIME magazine, writer David Von Drehle provides the low-down on low-T about whether the promise to pump men up is less real and more imagined, or just what the doctor ordered.

Are You Making This One Shaving Mistake That Causes Ingrown Hairs?

Nov 22 2013 - 10:22am
Shaving Mistake

Here is one BIG mistake you can make when shaving that causes painful ingrown hairs and unsightly skin.

Every now and then everybody gets an ingrown hair - and some more so than others on a daily basis. So what causes ingrown hairs and how can you prevent them? According to Dr. Oz, how you shave may be the reason why you have those painful and unsightly bumps.