Andropause

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Male menopause is no myth Not feeling like yourself lately? Do you have less energy than you used to, both in and out of the bedroom? Are you gaining weight even though your eating habits haven’t changed? If so, you could be suffering from the effects of declining androgen levels, a condition called andropause. How Does Andropause Happen? Androgens are …

Got BPH?

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For most men, prostate troubles may seem as inevitable as gray hair and wrinkles are. At first, you notice a little hesitancy when trying to urinate. Or maybe your urine stream seems weak or intermittent. Worse yet, you find yourself getting up repeatedly at night to urinate, or you feel like your bladder is still partly full after you’ve gone. …

Natural Solutions to ED

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Erectile dysfunction is a sensitive subject, but it’s much more common than you think. Estimated to affect over 30 million men in the U.S., with 332 million cases worldwide by the year 2025, erectile dysfunction (ED) doesn’t discriminate. What Is ED? Erectile dysfunction, once referred to as impotence, is a condition in which a man has trouble consistently achieving or …

Coping with Autoimmune Disease

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Did you know that autoimmune conditions are now among the most common diseases? More than 24 million Americans are afflicted by some type of autoimmune disease, with women being diagnosed at twice the rate of men. And while autoimmune ailments may go by different names—for example, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), celiac disease, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—they …

Preventing Alzheimer’s

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If you’ve ever cared for a parent with Alzheimer’s disease, you know the heartbreak of watching the person you once knew gradually fade away. It’s also likely that you’re worried the same fate may be in your future. The fear of Alzheimer’s is a common concern among anyone over the age of 60, and that’s especially true among those with …

Getting to the Heart of Inflammation

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Despite advances in medicine, cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer in America. It’s so prevalent that, according to the American Heart Association, someone experiences a heart attack every 40 seconds and someone else dies of a stroke every three and a half minutes. These statistics aren’t just an American problem. Many other industrialized nations share soaring rates of heart …

Inflammation Nation

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The silent epidemic that’s making America sick It’s not something you can see or feel, yet it can quietly simmer away inside your body for years. When it does eventually appear, you probably won’t make the connection between this insidious condition and the diagnoses of Alzheimer’s, diabetes, or heart disease. The “it” contributing to all of these diseases is inflammation—the …

Curcumin—Discover the Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory

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If you’re concerned about inflammation—or if you’re already suffering from an inflammatory condition like arthritis or heart disease—it’s time to become acquainted with curcumin. This deep golden polyphenol compound is the active ingredient in turmeric. It has gained fans throughout the world thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capabilities. A growing number of studies on the compound—more than 18,000 to …

Mind Matters

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The prospect of developing Alzheimer’s disease is perhaps the most frightening possibility to aging people. Yet, it’s a reality for more than six million Americans. And, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, that number is projected to rise to approximately 13 million by the year 2050. Fortunately, there are steps you can take now to reduce the odds that you’ll be …