It's all connected – Thyroid, Prostate, Testosterone and Vitamin A.

It’s all connected! Thyroid hormone, Testosterone, Prostate Cancer and Vitamin A. Long Story Short: BCO, the enzyme that makes vitamin A from B-carotene, may also be responsible for making Testosterone. Thyroid hormone controls BCO. Hypothyroid > Slow BCO > Low T > Poor prostate health/Low Libido/Decreased lean muscle A study testing mice found that when…

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Will prostate cancer kill you?

Long Story Short: Most men diagnosed with Prostate Cancer will not die from Prostate Cancer. Heart disease is more likely to be a cause of death in men. Smart Nutrition, Lifestyle, Exercise, Stress, Supplementation is the best way to prevent prostate cancer Men, worried that prostate cancer (CaP) will kill you? A new study shows…

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Low sex drive? How sunlight helps

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Long Story Short Men with low sex drive exposed to UV light had improved sex drive and testosterone. Testosterone levels decrease during the winter months and increase during summer UV light therapy does not mean tanning bed! What if I told you that sitting in front of UV light could increase your testosterone and improve your…

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Help men…Through their women.

Long Story Short Men ignore their health 48% of men will discuss their health with their spouse before their doctor. Only 5% of men will discuss their bedroom issues with their male friends 60% of men won’t visit their doctor for a serious health issue Silver Lining! 19% of men will go to the doctor to stop…

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Male birth control: Men would you try it?

Long Story Short Vasalgel is a Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive for men. A gel is injected into the vas deference blocking sperm from being released. No human trials yet No hormones involved So far, no adverse effects in rabbit trials Its reversible! Here we go, another attempt at male birth control A few weeks ago I…

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Movember- Not just about mustaches: Stop men from dying too young

Long Story Short Movember is about: Prostate Cancer Testicular Cancer Mental Health Physical activity Men’s health is beyond physical, it’s mental and emotional. Its all connected. Being a men’s health expert means knowing more than just the physical issues but the mental and emotional It’s not all about men. Women too are key in keeping…

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Male Contraceptive Shots: Beyond condoms and vasectomies.

Long Story Short: Intramuscular injections of Testosterone and Progesterone are effective in reducing sperm production, with 4 of 256 partners becoming pregnant. Intramuscular injections of Testosterone and Progesterone are not safe with adverse effects of depression, mood disorders, acne, and increased libido. The infertility effects are reversible, in 95% of participants. The study was terminated before…

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Fake it 'till you make it – Power posing, the mind and hormones!

Long story short Doing a power pose can increase your testosterone (T) and lower your stress hormone, cortisol. Low power posers experienced the opposite, lower T and higher cortisol 2 Minutes of power posing, that’s all it takes. The power of your mind extends beyond just feeling and thinking but actually manifests as physiological and…

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Saturated fats – Are they dangerous for prostate cancer?

Long Story Short Retrospective study of 1854 male patients between 40-79 with a diagnosis of prostate cancer [1] A high saturated fat diet was associated with increased aggressive prostate cancer (CaP). Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) was inversely associated with CaP aggressiveness (*statistically insignificant). Those with more aggressive CaP ate more calories, more fat and more…

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Male Infertility – Guys, it might be you.

Long Story Short: Up to 50% of infertility cases are due to a male factor   [1] Up to 30% of infertility cases are solely due to a male factor [1] 9.4% of American men between 14-60 years-old  are infertile [1], that’s almost 11 MILLION men It’s not just physical but can be nutritional, hormonal, social, stress and…

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