Men's most common health problems

Men's most common health problems

While all people share basic health needs, some issues are specific to men or women. Prostate, hormonal and sexual issues can impact males, especially as they get older. However, dietary and supplemental support can help maintain youthful function in many areas of men’s health. Our protocols for male hormone restoration, erectile dysfunction and prostate issues address concerns common to men throughout the course of their lives.

Science and Research About Men’s Health

Men's Health Science & Research

Men’s sexual health requires healthy circulation and blood flow where and when it’s needed most. Prostate health depends on several factors: maintaining healthy prostate size, encouraging healthy prostate function and promoting healthy levels of both testosterone and estrogen.

Frequently Asked Men's Health Questions

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What is a healthy diet for men?

A healthy diet for men includes a lot of fruits and vegetables, at least 5 servings a day. Try to include those with lycopene for prostate health, such as tomatoes, papayas and asparagus. Berries also pack a nutritional punch. Healthy fats, like omega-3’s and other mono- and polyunsaturated fats found in fish, nuts and olive oil, are also great for health. Beans, chickpeas and other lean protein sources can help build muscle for improved fitness and vitality. Whole grains can also be part of a varied diet.

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What are health tips for men over 50?

As men age, it becomes even more critical to monitor health with regular checkups at the doctor. Men should have their cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, PSA and hormone levels checked to ensure optimal levels. Hormones tend to decline with age, especially the essential testosterone and DHEA in men, so replacement therapy may be an option. Ensure PSA levels are within a normal range for your age. Follow a heart-healthy diet, exercise regularly and aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night.

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How can men stay fit as they age?

Staying fit becomes more essential with age. Exercising regularly can help maintain mobility, improve mood and well-being and stave off diseases associated with aging. Stay active! If aching joints are an issue, try low-impact exercises like swimming and stretching. Supplements for joint health can make exercise more comfortable as well. Eat healthy, get enough sleep and keep your mind in shape for optimal health.

Men’s Health News

Male Hormone Restoration

This protocol will help you understand comprehensive hormone restoration and how it can support your health when combined with proper medical care, good diet and plenty of exercise.

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Erectile Dysfunction

This protocol gives an overview of erectile dysfunction, along with conventional and integrative strategies for improving overall male sexual function.

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Natural interventions such as saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol may help keep the prostate healthy to prevent the development and/or progression of BPH.

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Reversing MALE INFERTILITY

Worldwide male infertility is increasing at an alarming rate. A 2012 study shows that only 1 in 4 men have optimal semen. Researchers have identified nutrients that safely improve sperm count, quality, and motility—improving the odds of pregnancy without drugs, expensive IVF treatments, or invasive procedures.

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Dangers of Excess Estrogen In the Aging Male

Excess estrogen in men is associated with increased risks of heart attack, stroke, and
prostate disease. The good news is that low-cost blood tests can detect abnormal sex hormone levels and enable aging men to restore their estrogen and testosterone to optimal ranges.

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Boosting Testosterone Naturally

Michael Aziz, MD, is an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and a frequent guest on several national TV and radio shows. Here he underscores the importance of hormone testing—and the benefits of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.

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