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Sweetened Drink Increases Your Chances Of Stroke

Sweetened Drink Increases Your Chances Of Stroke

You might feel like you’re doing your body a favor when you opt for diet soda instead of regular, but unfortunately, new research shows otherwise. Having two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drink per day is linked to to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, and even early death, according to a […]

Terrifying Signs of Diabetes For Men

Terrifying Signs of Diabetes For Men

There’s good reason to want to keep your blood sugar under control: diabetes, a condition that can result from extremely high blood sugar, can cause some serious, far-reaching bodily consequences, such as kidney disease, heart disease, or cancer. But the complications of diabetes — which is considered fasting blood sugar levels of 126 milligrams per […]

Things You Should Know Before Getting an STD Test

Things You Should Know Before Getting an STD Test

First off, let’s be clear: If you’re sexually active and not in a monogamous relationship, you’re at risk for sexually transmitted diseases and should be screened, full stop, drop the mic. And yes, that’s true even if you’re not experiencing any STD symptoms, says Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD, an associate professor of medicine at Johns […]

Men: Taking Vitamins B6 And B12 Could Increase Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

Men: Taking Vitamins B6 And B12 Could Increase Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

People looking for an energy boost may turn to vitamin B6 and B12 supplements for help, but new research finds that men may be doubling their risk for lung cancer if they take it over an extended period of time — and tripling it if they’re smokers. A long-term study followed 77,000 senior adults for over […]

Manopause: So What Exactly Can You Do About It?

Manopause: So What Exactly Can You Do About It?

What are we aging men to do about our changing bodies, minds, and spirits once we recognize we’re being asked to get off the youth train and board the over-the-hill express? Some research has shown that a change in diet can be the most effective tool for adjusting to the lower output of testosterone. This, […]

5 Health Symptoms Men Should Watch Out For

5 Health Symptoms Men Should Watch Out For

When was the last time you went in for your annual checkup? In honor of Men’s Health Month, I want to discuss the importance of paying attention to your body and visiting your primary care physician on a regular basis. If you’re healthy, a yearly visit might be sufficient but if you have a family […]