Men’s Health

Treatment Options for Men with Enlarged Prostate

If you're a male over the age of 45, chances are you may be suffering from a condition more common than prostate cancer - benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). More commonly known as enlarged prostate, BPH can cause bothersome urinary symptoms that can worsen with age. In fact, nearly 40 million men in the United States are affected by enlarged prostate, according to research published in the "Journal of Urology." Signs You...

Cranberries -The Superfood to Stave Off Bladder Infections

Cranberries may help to fight off urinary tract infections (UTIs). They reduce the power of certain E. coli bacteria to adhere to and penetrate the walls of the bladder. In about half the cases of UTIs, the E. coli responsible have special little hairy tips called P fimbria. The bacteria use their fimbria to attach themselves to the bladder so that they can multiply and cause an infection. That's where cranberries--which...

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Guys, let's face it. Aging is an inevitable process for all of us. However, you don't have to take it "lying down". As a matter of fact, you can literally manage the whole ordeal and either hang on to your body's prime condition or regain that which has been lost for years following a few very basic principles. Eating Habits The first and most important aspect of your prime maintenance program has to...

Intimacy After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Sexual activity is a key component of healthy adult relationships, but for many men with prostate cancer, expressing this in the traditional sense is not always possible. Despite improved therapies, many men diagnosed with prostate cancer face erectile dysfunction as a side effect of some of the treatment used.  Others may lose their desire for sex as a result of medical therapy — a topic that is often not fully...

Tips for Managing Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men other than skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates 1 in 7 men will have prostate cancer detected during their lifetime. The disease can strike any man at any time; men who are over the age of 60, have a family history of prostate cancer, are African-Americans, or were exposed to Agent Orange have an increased risk for diagnosis. "Hearing the...