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Dr. David Samadi: Helping men overcome challenges to their health and well-being

Every June is a month-long celebration of men’s health. The purpose is to bring awareness of and encourage men to live a healthy lifestyle, a message I strongly endorse. In addition, anytime we can help men prevent health problems before they begin is a worthwhile goal our nation should prioritize.  As a men’s health expert,… Read more


Have trouble with memory or brain fog? Why your medications could be to blame

An astonishing 66 percent of American adults use at least one prescription medication. Moreover, the vast majority of adults use prescription medication for five of the most common chronic health conditions – heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and cancer. In addition, the vast majority of user (age-wise) of prescription drugs are 50 years… Read more


Staying healthy when on ADT hormone therapy

Prostate cancer is a very treatable cancer but the male sex hormone, testosterone, an androgen, can fuel the growth of prostate cancer cells, accelerating the disease. To reduce the amount of testosterone a man’s body produces helping slow cancer’s growth, some men may require a hormone therapy called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), helping improve survival… Read more


What to know about at-home screening tests for colorectal cancer

Screenings for any cancer can be anxiety-provoking but screening for colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S., is especially dreaded. It boils down to generalized fear, embarrassment, fears of undergoing sedation, taking time off from work, the prep may be unpleasant (this has improved), and worries over the test being painful… Read more

Understanding eating disorders in men and boys Overlooked and on the rise

Understanding eating disorders in men and boys: Overlooked and on the rise

Binging and purging. Fasting. Excessive exercise. Laxative abuse. Overly restrictive fad diets. These are common methods women and girls with eating disorders typically do to lose weight. But, females are not the only gender afflicted with these life-threatening mental illnesses. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), approximately 1 in 3 people experiencing an… Read more