Category: Male Health Issues

Impotence Prevented by Exercise

Research published in the journal, Urology states that moderate exercise reduces the incidence of impotence. Men who burned at least 200 calories per day by exercising were less likely to become impotent compared to inactive men. Risk factors for impotence are similar to those for heart disease—both functions involve circulation. Things like smoking, drinking alcohol, Read More …

Pomegranates and Sperm Quailty

In Greek mythology, the pomegranate has great significance—especially with regard to fertility. It begins with the myth about Persephone being kidnapped by Hades. She was taken to live in the underworld as his wife. Demeter (her mother and goddess of the Harvest) mourned for her lost daughter, causing all green things to cease growing. Zeus, Read More …

Low Testosterone in Male Diabetics

Symptoms of low testosterone include reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, lack of initiative, increased abdominal fat, reduced muscle tone and loss of bone density. Low testosterone can also adversely affect mood and cognition. Research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism (November 2004;89(11):5462-8) has shown a link between type 2 diabetes and hypogonadism (low testosterone) Read More …

Low Testosterone

In men, testosterone levels decline around the age of 30 and by age 80 may be down to 20% of someone in their 20s. Men with low testosterone tend to have less stamina, reduced muscle mass and reduced libido. They can also have cognitive problems as well as depression and anxiety. The thing you really Read More …

Impotence and Smoking

Impotence. In a study of 4400 Vietnam veterans, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology (1994;140:1003-1008), smokers were 50% more likely to be impotent than even people who used to smoke, but quit. Look at it this way, if you smoke and you quit, you have a 50% less chance of becoming impotent.

AK and Allergies

An allergy is an adverse reaction to a substance that is harmless to most of the population. Symptoms from allergies are many and varied. A reaction can be so severe that it is life threatening or it can result in a minor rash, sinus problem or other minor symptom. Allergies can also be the cause Read More …

A Few Words about Applied Kinesiology

Applied kinesiology involves the art and science of muscle testing. The word kinesiology comes from the words “kinesis” meaning movement and from “logos” meaning to study. It literally means the study of movement. In the 1960s Dr. George Goodheart found that he could evaluate body function by the use of muscle tests. The principles of Read More …

Allergies

An allergy is an adverse reaction to a substance that is harmless to most of the population. Symptoms from allergies are many and varied. A reaction can be so severe that it is life threatening or it can result in a minor rash, sinus problem or other minor symptom. Some health care providers believe that Read More …

Folic Acid May Slow Hearing Loss Related to Age

Homocysteine is a toxic amino acid that has been linked to a number of health problems, including heart disease and osteoporosis. The body needs B12 and folic acid to convert it to a form that is not harmful to the body. Folic acid is also necessary for the body to make new cells. Folic acid Read More …