Category Archives: General Health

When Testosterone Production Drops

when testosterone production drops

It has become widely accepted that at a certain age, a man’s testosterone levels begin to drop. However, a study by the Endocrine Society discovered that this is not an inevitable part of aging, but rather a combination of behavior and health factors. The study determined that for most men, it was not a sudden […]

The Smart Ladies’ Guide to Osteoporosis

guide to osteoperosis

Good nutrition is important at every stage of life for both men and women. However, as women age, certain factors become more important than others. One of the common ailments of older women is osteoporosis. Bones become more fragile and therefore have an increased risk for breaking when they otherwise would not. Hip fractures are […]

Detecting an Enlarged Prostate

detecting enlarged prostate

The prostate is a gland located between the penis and the bladder. It secretes a white fluid that makes up approximately one-third of semen, along with sperm. This gland can become inflamed and enlarge as a man ages. When enlarged it can contribute to several health concerns, notably changes in urination habits, but is treatable. Although […]

5 Benefits of Antioxidants

benefits of antioxidants

Over the past few years, the word “antioxidants” has become a hot topic among the health conscious. In the simplest terms, an antioxidant is something that slows down the deterioration of stored foods in the body. This breakdown can produce “free radicals,” which affects the most basic functions of the body, such as blood pressure […]