Archive for the 'Men’s Health' Category

Expert Panel Identifies Stroke Risk Factors

Posted in Men's Health on January 20th, 2012 by Lance

Stroke prevention starts with staying away from cigarettes and maintaining normal blood pressure, according to the American Stroke Association (ASA).

In a scientific statement in the combined Jan. 2/9 edition of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, a panel of ASA experts published a comprehensive list of risk factors for stroke and made recommendations for stroke prevention.

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Impotence Treatments

Posted in Men's Health on November 24th, 2011 by Lance

It is not surprising that that most men with erectile dysfunction currently prefer drug therapy versus an implant or drugs injected into the penis. But are any effective drugs available? Yohimbine is an oral medication available by prescription only. Clinical studies have shown 35-50% of the patients demonstrate moderate to complete improvement. The drug is equally effective for impotence that is associated with all causes.

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Genes, Cancer Risk & Insurance

Posted in Men's Health on November 9th, 2011 by Lance

Q.The genes for breast and ovarian cancer are in my family. I learned this when my aunt, against her provider’s advice, had the genetic testing done. From what I understand, if my OB-GYN finds out this gene is in my family and notes it in my records, I could risk losing insurance coverage if I ever change providers. Read more »

How does Propecia Work?

Posted in Hair Loss on October 26th, 2011 by Lance

Propecia (Finasteride) is the initial and only Food and Drug Administration pill that is proven as an effective treatment for male pattern hair loss on the vertex, or top of the head, and on the anterior mid-scalp location. Most men, close to 78%, show improvement while using Propecia.

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Keep Your Feet Running Fleet

Posted in Men's Health on July 27th, 2011 by Lance

Simple Steps For Avoiding Running Injuries

What’s the best way to stay ahead of running injuries? Take care of your feet. Most people don’t think of the foot as a miracle of bio-engineering, yet mechanically, it’s a complex system that rivals anything else on the road. And with care it’ll outlast most other modes of transportation.

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Propecia Experiment Effects. Part 2

Posted in Hair Loss on June 23rd, 2011 by Lance

These studies tried to determine how well Propecia worked according to four separate criteria: the hair count in a one inch diameter circle on the scalp; the thoughts about the before and after pictures made by a panel of dermatologists; patient surveys; and the investigators’ impressions about the change in scalp and hair growth. Positive results of Propecia when compared to placebo concluded that:
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Propecia Experiment Effects. Part 1

Posted in Hair Loss on June 23rd, 2011 by Lance

In the record length trial involving hair loss research, results were found to indicate that Propecia users saw positive results after five consistent years of use.

5 Year Study Shows that the “Hair Count Gap” is Indeed Wider Between Those that Used Propecia, And Those Who Were Taking Placebo.

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